Sweet and Smoky Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Loin Recipe

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Justin Gonzales Modified: March 23, 2022
Sweet and Smoky Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Loin Recipe

How To Make Sweet and Smoky Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Loin

Slow-cooked pulled pork loin in a special blend of sauces, seasonings, and spices until tender, this dish is perfect for parties and cook-outs.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 20 minutes



  • lbspork tenderloins
  • 4cupsonionschopped
  • 18ozhickory smoke-flavored barbecue sauce
  • 14.5ozcrushed tomatoes
  • 12ozdiet pepper-type sodasuch as Diet Dr Pepper®
  • ¼cupWorcestershire saucereduced-sodium
  • 2tbspgarlicminced
  • 2tbspliquid smoke flavoring
  • 1tsppaprika
  • ½tspred pepper flakes
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspground nutmeg


  1. Cut each pork tenderloin into 4 pieces and place into a slow cooker; set to High.

  2. Stir onions, barbecue sauce, crushed tomatoes, diet soda, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, liquid smoke flavoring, paprika, red pepper flakes, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl. Pour mixture over pork tenderloin pieces. Cover and cook for about 3 to 4 hours until tenderloin pieces begin to shred at the edges.

  3. Shred meat using 2 forks. Reduce slow cooker setting to Low and cook for 1 more hour.


  • Calories: 158.76kcal
  • Fat: 3.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.05g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.33g
  • Fiber: 1.06g
  • Sugar: 9.27g
  • Protein: 18.38g
  • Cholesterol: 55.28mg
  • Sodium: 326.82mg
  • Calcium: 30.02mg
  • Potassium: 501.61mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.28mg
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