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3 Ingredient Pulled Pork Barbeque

3 Ingredient Pulled Pork Barbeque: A Simple and Delicious Recipe

Are you craving a mouthwatering pulled pork barbeque but don’t have a lot of time or ingredients on hand? Look no further! In this article, we will share with you a simple and delicious three-ingredient pulled pork barbeque recipe that will leave you wanting more. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, this recipe is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy a flavorful meal without the hassle. So, let’s get started!

The Magic Trio of Ingredients

When it comes to making a delicious pulled pork barbeque, it’s all about the flavors. And with just three simple ingredients, you can achieve a flavor-packed dish that will impress your friends and family. The magic trio of ingredients includes:

  • 1. Pork Shoulder: The star of the show, the pork shoulder, is a cut of meat that is perfect for slow cooking. Its marbled fat adds incredible tenderness and flavor to the dish.
  • 2. Barbeque Sauce: Choose your favorite barbeque sauce to add that tangy and smoky flavor to the pulled pork. Whether you prefer a sweet and spicy sauce or a classic hickory flavor, the choice is yours.
  • 3. Seasonings: To enhance the flavor of the pork, you can add your favorite seasonings such as salt, black pepper, garlic powder, or paprika. Feel free to get creative and experiment with different combinations.

The Simple Preparation

Now that you have your three ingredients ready, it’s time to start preparing your pulled pork barbeque. Follow these simple steps:

  1. 1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C) and prepare a baking dish.
  2. 2. Rub the pork shoulder with your chosen seasonings, making sure to coat it evenly.
  3. 3. Place the seasoned pork shoulder in the baking dish and cover it tightly with aluminum foil.
  4. 4. Slow cook the pork in the preheated oven for several hours until it becomes tender and easily shreds with a fork.
  5. 5. Once the pork is cooked, remove it from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes.
  6. 6. Using two forks, shred the pork into bite-sized pieces, discarding any excess fat.
  7. 7. In a separate saucepan, heat the barbeque sauce over low heat until warm.
  8. 8. Pour the warm barbeque sauce over the shredded pork and mix well, ensuring that every piece is coated.

Serving Suggestions

Now that your three-ingredient pulled pork barbeque is ready, it’s time to serve and enjoy! Here are a few serving suggestions:

  • 1. Classic Sandwich: Pile a generous amount of pulled pork onto a soft bun and serve with coleslaw for a classic pulled pork sandwich.
  • 2. Tacos or Burritos: Fill your tortillas with pulled pork, top with your favorite toppings, and roll it up for a delicious taco or burrito.
  • 3. Loaded Baked Potatoes: Create a hearty meal by topping a baked potato with pulled pork, cheese, sour cream, and green onions.

Get creative and explore different ways to enjoy your three-ingredient pulled pork barbeque. The possibilities are endless!


Q: Can I use a different cut of meat for the pulled pork?

A: While pork shoulder is the preferred cut for pulled pork, you can also use other cuts such as pork butt or picnic roast.

Q: Can I use a homemade barbeque sauce?

A: Absolutely! If you have your own homemade barbeque sauce recipe, feel free to use it instead of store-bought sauce.

Q: Can I cook the pork in a slow cooker instead of the oven?

A: Yes, you can cook the pork in a slow cooker on low heat for 8-10 hours or on high heat for 4-6 hours.

Q: How do I store the leftover pulled pork?

A: Allow the pulled pork to cool completely before storing it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It can last for up to 3-4 days.

Q: Can I freeze the pulled pork?

A: Yes, you can freeze the pulled pork in freezer-safe containers or bags for up to 3 months. Thaw it in the refrigerator before reheating.

Q: Can I add additional ingredients for more flavor?

A: Absolutely! You can experiment with adding ingredients like onions, garlic, brown sugar, or even a splash of apple cider vinegar for extra flavor.

Q: Can I make this recipe in advance?

A: Yes, you can make the pulled pork in advance and reheat it before serving. The flavors tend to develop and intensify when the pork is reheated.

Q: Can I use this recipe for a larger gathering?

A: Certainly! Simply adjust the quantities of the ingredients according to the number of servings you need.

In conclusion, the three-ingredient pulled pork barbeque recipe is a simple and delicious option for any occasion. With just a few ingredients and minimal effort, you can enjoy tender and flavorful pulled pork that will impress everyone. So, why wait? Gather your ingredients and give this recipe a try. Your taste buds will thank you!

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3 Ingredient Pulled Pork Barbeque

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 45 minutes
Course Pork Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 16


  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) of BBQ sauce
  • 1 packet of dry onion soup mix
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast , approximately 4 pounds
  • 1 package of thick country-style pork ribs , approximately 4 pounds
  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) of BBQ sauce


  • In the bottom of a large slow cooker crock, combine 1 bottle of barbecue sauce and dry onion soup mix. Stir them together.
  • Place the pork loin and ribs into the slow cooker.
  • Cook on High for 6 to 8 hours, or until the meat starts to fall apart.
  • Remove the meat and set it aside. Let the crock cool down enough to handle, then pour the liquid into a separate bowl.
  • Clean the crock and put it back into the slow cooker.
  • Remove the bones from the ribs and discard them, along with any fat. Shred the meat from the ribs.
  • Using two forks, shred the pork loin meat by pulling the forks in opposite directions.
  • Return all the shredded meat to the slow cooker.
  • Pour another bottle of barbecue sauce over the pork.
  • Add a small amount of water to the empty barbecue sauce bottle, shake it vigorously to get as much sauce as possible, and pour it into the slow cooker.
  • Cook on Low for 1 hour.
Keyword BBQ, Cooker, Dishes, Ideas, Ingredients, Main, Meal, More, Pork, Pulled, Slow, Whole30
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