Maple Pulled Pork
Enjoy this easy and delicious maple pulled pork with flavorful spices enhanced by the subtle sweetness of maple. It’s the perfect dish for football season – either serve the dish to your guests straight from the slow cooker or pack it up for a game day tailgate. The whole team will love it! Ingredients and preparations are on our blog!
1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 ½ teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon cayenne
1 boneless pork butt or shoulder roast, trimmed
1 onion, sliced thin
1 clove garlic, chopped
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup pure maple syrup from Canada
¼ cup tomato paste
Rub meat with chili powder, paprika, cumin, cayenne and salt. Place onion and garlic in a slow cooker.
Place meat on top of onions. Combine vinegar maple syrup and tomato paste in a small bowl. Pour over meat. Cover slow cooker; cook over low heat for 8 hours or until meat is very tender.
Remove meat and onions ;pull apart into shreds and place in a bowl. Spoon fat from cooking liquid. Moisten pulled pork with some of the cooking liquid.
Serve pork on buns with barbecue sauce and maple coleslaw on the side.
Makes 8 servings.