Apple-of-My-Eye Pulled Pork will really catch your eye, and your taste buds! The pork is slow-cooked in sweet, crisp apple juice and coated with delicate, tangy, and zesty seasonings! The result is melt-in-your-mouth tender pork that’s perfect for piling atop sandwiches or salads… and that’s before it gets coated in the tangy and sweet barbeque sauce! Apple-of-My-Eye Pulled Pork will be the darling of the cookout!

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds pork loin, boneless and optionally trimmed
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon seasoning salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • fresh herbs, optional, such as parsley, to taste, chopped, for garnish
  • 2 cups barbeque sauce, of your choice
  • hamburger buns, to taste, for serving

Directions

Step 1 –In a 4-6-quart slow cooker, add the pork loin.

Step 2 –Pour the apple juice over the pork.

Step 3 –In a bowl, combine the seasoning salt, the garlic powder, the Italian seasoning, the mustard, the onion powder, and the black pepper.

Step 4 –Sprinkle 1/2 of the seasoning mixture over the pork.

Step 5 –Turn the pork and sprinkle the remaining seasoning mixture over it.

Step 6 –Cover and cook until the pork is fall-apart tender, about 8-10 hours on low.

Step 7 –Shred the pork with two forks, discarding the excess fat.

Step 8 –Toss the pork in the cooking liquid and garnish with the fresh herbs.

Step 9 –Serve with the barbeque sauce and the buns.