Slow Cooker Spice Rubbed Pulled Pork With Apples


  • 1 cup Mott’s® Applesauce Apple
  • 3 tbsp paprika, ground
  • 2 tbsp table salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper, cracked
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper, ground
  • ½ tsp thyme, dried
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 lbs. pork shoulder, cut in half
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  • In a medium bowl, combine paprika, salt, peppers, thyme, maple syrup, applesauce, vinegar, and oil.
  • Add onion, garlic, and pork to slow cooker. Pour applesauce mixture over pork. Cook in slow cooker on low for 8 hours or until pork is tender.
  • Pull pork apart using two forks. Serve pulled pork on buns or plain with side items.