Recipes and Cooking Perfect Pulled Pork 3.0 (1) Who needs a smoker when you can slow cook your way to perfectly tender pulled pork? By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 19, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 6 hrs Total Time: 6 hrs 10 mins Servings: 16 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 5 pound boneless pork butt shoulder 1 ½ teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup water soft sandwich buns Directions Combine all the seasonings in a small bowl and rub evenly over roast. Place meat in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add water. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or HIGH for 4-5 hours or until pork is very tender. Remove pork to a large cutting board or platter and let rest for 10-15 minutes. Pull, slice or chop to serve. Serve in buns with barbecue sauce. For easy cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, remove the pork from your slow cooker. Once the food is out of your slow cooker liner, simply dispose of the liner. (Note: Do not lift or transport liner with food inside.) Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 210 Calories 10g Fat 1g Carbs 28g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 210 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 3.5g 18% Cholesterol 95mg 32% Sodium 170mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Protein 28g Vitamin C 1.2mg 6% Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 1.8mg 10% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.