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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 296.9
  • Total Fat: 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 80.5 mg
  • Sodium: 650.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 32.4 g

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Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Roast

Submitted by: SLCOLMAN
Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Roast

Introduction

A very easy way to make pulled pork in the slow cooker. This is a tangy BBQ sauce. A very easy way to make pulled pork in the slow cooker. This is a tangy BBQ sauce.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 cup chopped celery
    1 cup chopped onions
    1 cup ketchup
    1 cup barbecue sauce
    1 cup water
    2 tbsp vinegar
    2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    2 tbsp brown sugar
    1 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp pepper
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    3 lbs boneless pork roast

Directions

Combine all ingredients except roast in the slow cooker.
Add the roast.
Cover, cook on high for 6-7 hours.
Remove the roast.
Shred the meat, and return it to the sauce.
If desired, thicken the sauce by simmering on the stovetop.
Great for making sandwiches or using in other recipes. The sauce is good on rice, too.






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  • Incredible!
    24 of 25 people found this review helpful
    Taste is excellent! One piece of advice tho, after shredding meat, add the sauce to IT instead of adding the meat back to the sauce. Then you can add as much as you like. I made way too much sauce and it turned out too soupy even after adding cornstarch. Tasted yummy tho! - 4/6/10

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  • Very Good
    14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Very delicious. I cut the recipe in half since there are only 2 of us. The sauce thickened nicely on its own without adding any cornstarch (I thought it made a nice amount of sauce). This will be worked into the regular rotation! - 4/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Extremely good!! I did substitute apple juice for the water and used apple cider vinegar, also used fresh garlic. This is definitely one recipe I will use over and over!!! - 8/29/10

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  • Very Good
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Great flavor, very easy to make definitely needed to thicken the sauce. I also left out the salt as there's plenty in the ketchup and BBQ Sauce.

    A hit with the family! - 4/24/09

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  • 11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Very easy to make and delicious. A hit with my family. I have made it several times. - 4/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This turned out great. By the time I got home, it had been on high for about 8-9 hours and fell apart perfectly. I did find that the sauce needed a bit of thickening (added about 1T cornstarch) since I planned to put it on some thin multigrain rolls. Great with a dill pickle! - 10/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious. Thank you so much. Every time one of the men would walk in the house - they would comment on how good it smelled. But the taste was the best!! - 3/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This got smiles all the way around in my picky family..which is really saying something! I did thicken then sauce w/some cornstarch like one of the other reviewers and I thought it was great! This will definitely be added into the normal rotation. - 3/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This recipe makes approx. 1525 gm or 54 ounces for the total recipe. Divided by 12 (it makes 12 servings) a serving is 127 grams or 4.5 ounces. I cooked it with the lid off for awhile to get the sauce to thicken, but I added some cornstarch as well. Came out great! - 12/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! Easy to make and tasted great. - 3/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was wonderful! I made the sauce the night before and threw everything in the crockpot in the morning. There was a bit too much sauce so I removed about half and thickened it with some cornstarch. Yummy. - 3/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    this was my first Spark recipe and it was terrific!!! There is too much sauce, so I will have some on rice later this week. - 3/16/09

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make and really good. The sauce is too much for a 3 lb roast though so I would add it to the meat as preferred. - 3/9/09

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe on a day when I knew we would be getting home late.
    I served the meat on wheat buns and made side salads. My 2 teenagers had 4 sandwiches each. They loved it, so did I.
    I will make this one again! - 2/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I followed the intructions only I added a packet of "slow cooked pulled pork" seasonings from McCormick and it was so good, the sauce was a bit thin but the I just shreaded the meat and set it aside and added the amount of sauce desired. - 11/15/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is a incredible melt in your mouth pulled pork,I didnt add the ketchup or worcestershire sauce or brown sugar used only 1/2 cup water and used cider vinegar and also mrs dash extra spicy on only a 2 pound roast .pull roast out shred and add sauce back to crock seemed to work great as others did - 6/27/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I have made this several times and it is always a winner. I have revamped it a little for myself. I use a can of tomato sauce, more veg, and fresh garlic. A little more chili powder and extra cider vinegar are good too. - 2/27/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    An easy and delicious recipe. I will add more spices the next time. - 2/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this last Friday and it was delicious. My husband loved it and I may spice it up a little next time, with some paprika or chili powder. My kids were not so enamored with it, but they are only 5 and 7 and still learning to try and like lots of different foods. Made great leftover sandwichs! - 1/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I finally got a chanced to make this and absolutely loved it. I toasted whole wheat buns and piled on the mixture and topped it with a good sized portion of homemade coleslaw...It was very very good and my husband loved it as well. Yummo! - 6/20/07

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really good flavor. I would definitely make this again.
    I used fresh chopped garlic and omitted the salt and it was just fine.
    Pork shoulder was all I had available at the time and the dish turned out a bit high in fat. Go with a extra lean cut of pork if you can. - 2/22/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Made this last nite and it was a hit!!! The sauce had great flavor! This is a definite make again recipe! Even thought I could use the sauce to make pork chops or even chicken! - 1/26/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The whole family loved this recipe even my sister who doesn't like BBQ anything. I would change the amount of brown sugar to 1 Tablespoon instead of two. - 1/4/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I didn't have celery and used apple cider vinegar instead of plain vinegar. Cooked it on low. The meat was so tender. My husband loved it! Will definitely make it again. - 1/1/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    One of my favorite Spark recipes! The only thing I did different was to cook it on low (for about 8 hours) rather than high, as I find meat usually comes out more tender this way. - 12/6/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Awesome! It's a great bulk staple that will keep going for a couple days if there's only 2 of you. Will be making again! Tangy sauce, not too spicy. - 1/29/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved this recipe!!! So, so satisfying. I did decrease the water in recipe to half of what was called for as some of the other posts said that it needed to be thickened. It turned out perfect with that adjustment!! - 1/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My family is filled with beef eaters, so I switched out the pork with a beef Eye of Round Roast.

    I gave my wife the night off (I also do that anytime I grill) and had my sons and their families over.

    I served the "Pulled Beef" with whole wheat hamburger buns and a side salad. No leftovers! - 1/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was OUTSTANDING! The only thing I didn't have was chili powder, and that would have only made it better! I cooked it in the crockpot on low for 10 hours, and it just fell apart when I pulled it with the forks! DELICIOUS! - 10/26/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good.The sauce is tangy but not hot. - 5/5/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    easy to make and very good - 12/29/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this for dinner for my family. It was very good and my wife said it was a keeper. The sauce very good. I have recommended it to others. - 7/30/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I liked the sauce just as it was. I let it cook a little longer after I shredded the pork and it got nice and thick. - 7/27/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Everyone but my 3yr old LOVED this - my picky 12yr old went back for a full serving she just put a taste on her plate (house rule, you have to at least taste it before turning your nose up).
    Thumbs UP! Made enough for dinner and froze the other part for a quick meal later! - 5/15/07

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  • Amazing recipe hard to believe it isn't more sinful!! Whole family loved it! Followed the recipe and didn't have the problem with it being too watery it turned out perfect. - 1/2/14

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  • Delicious! Very easy to make. Cooked on high for 6 hours, put pork into sauce, did not need to thicken the sauce. This will be a staple in our house from now on. Awesome! - 11/11/13

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  • This is excellent and very easy. I agree with the member who suggested adding the sauce to the meat as it can tend to be a bit too saucy. I served it in tacos with avacado , sour cream, cheese and crunchy salad. I accompany it with a three bean salad. Absolutely delicious my family adore this meal. - 8/30/13

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  • This is really great! Everyone I make it for just raves about it. I have been making it a day ahead and then heating it up and it's just terrific. Good over rice or on a bun. - 8/19/13

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  • I make a recipe very similar to this. However, I just cook the pork in the slow cooker and then remove it and place it on a platter to cool. Then I remove the fat from the meat and place the meat in a stew pot along with the rest of the ingredients to warm it back up again. Makes it healthier. - 7/19/13

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  • I don't buy ketchup so used 1/4 Cup hoisen sauce; added 1 T molasses because I also don't buy BBQ sauce. I added some chopped diced canned tomatoes (which is what I use in my own recipes), did not use salt. It was a hit. - 6/21/13

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  • This was very, very, very good and what the other person said about it being to much sauce. Is true!!! So what I did was put the meat in another pan and then pour the juice over it. I'm in the military (3d CR) any way we had a pot luck and I made this it was gone in no time. Try sauce w/Chicken - 5/22/13

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  • This was just what I needed when the whole family is here for dinner and there are 10. The sauce was fantastic and the pork tender. Everyone asked me to make again. - 4/16/13

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  • The BBQ sauce makes the recipe we make our owm - 3/28/13

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  • My family loved this will be making this again - 3/16/13

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  • This was soooo good! I will definitely make this again. - 3/8/13

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  • I am going to make less sauce since it seems like there is too much, probably from the meat juices.I will add my sauce onto the meat instead of mixing together to make sure I only have the amount of sauce I need on the meat -and others can do the same to theirs. Pulled pork is one of my favorites - 2/16/13

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  • excellent - 2/7/13

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  • yum - 2/5/13

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  • really good, my mexican husband loved it heheh ;)
    I forgot to put the vinegar, oups ,still tasted excellent! :) - 1/31/13

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  • Very good! Easy to make. - 1/31/13

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  • I added some chopped green pepper to it as well. Very good! - 1/29/13

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  • Loved this! Sauce was soo good! - 1/28/13

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  • Very good! I used Apple Cider Vinegar instead and it came out great. Definitely will add it to my recipes. - 1/26/13

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  • Excellent!!!!
    I will certainly make this again. - 1/24/13

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  • it was awesome........no need to thicken the sauce..
    everyone loved this one!!!thanks...... - 1/21/13

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  • This was so tasty! It couldn't have been any better! I will definitely make this again!!! - 1/20/13

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  • I just made this today after reading other people's comments and making a number of adjustments, like no water, 1 tbs sugar, no celery and a few more slices and oh my, it is amazing! Will definitely be making it again and again and again! - 1/20/13

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  • I made it exactly as written but I only had a 2 lb roast. I cut all the fat off first. Great flavor, except was way too spicy for me. I did have to thicken it with Wonder flour. I might make it again and cut back on spice. I don't think the calories can be accurate though unless you list name brands - 1/18/13

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  • I omit the celery just because my family does not like it. I used low sodium ketchup, bbq sauce and Worcestershire sauce to reduce our sodium intake and it it delicious still! We eat it over spicy brown rice. WONDERFUL! - 1/9/13

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  • 2 pound roast. Left out the ketchup Added .5 cup water and probably could have eliminated it altogether. Eased up on spices as I prefer sweet to spicy. Used a whole onion. Half diced, half sliced. Caramelized nicely and tastes great with the meat. Cooked uncovered last hour to thicken sauce. - 1/8/13

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  • This recipe was good and easy, however, I would totally skip the sugar next time - no need for it!
    The salt could probably be avoided as well. - 12/12/12

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  • Delicious! - 11/28/12

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  • Love it! - 11/26/12

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  • Delicious - 11/26/12

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  • Excellent! I mixed up the sauce the night before so I could quickly throw it into the crockpot at lunchtime. Added a mixture of cornstarch and water to the pot to let it thicken while I shredded the pork. Served it over a baked potato, Texas-style. No more store-bought Lloyd's BBQ for MY family! - 11/8/12

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  • Awesome recipe!!! Had to thicken the sauce a little with corn starch. Excited about the possibilities with different types of BBQ sauce! - 10/29/12

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  • This is great and my whole family loved it. It's quick and easy and tastes great without the worry of too many calories! - 10/8/12

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  • My friends and I loved it. I might try to sneak more chopped veggies like spinach and carrots in the sauce. I ended up cooking it on high for 6 hrs and then shredding the pork in the sauce in the sauce and leaving it on warm until dinner. The pork soaked up all the sauce. SOOOO GOOD. - 10/8/12

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  • Can someone tell me, please: can I use pork shoulder to make this? - 10/7/12

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  • loved it. - 10/4/12

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  • I was in a rush this afternoon when I tossed this together. I didn't use the celery, otherwise, it was absolutely DELISH! I did thicken the sauce with cornstarch, otherwise no alterations necessary!

    HIGHLY recommend!!! - 9/20/12

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  • My guests loved it. Next time I would add less water, still no salt and double chili powder. Bon appetite! - 9/19/12

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  • what BBQ sauce does most people use for this? I found this tangy in a good way but added a BBQ sauce this time that I had never tried and it wasn't the best, but all the other ingredients was great. - 9/16/12

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  • This was great! Used 1/2 the amount of ketchup as listed to reduce the sodium a bit. Since I was working I put it on low for 8-10 hours instead of high, came out super tender! Served on split submarine rolls with horseradish for extra kick. - 9/6/12

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  • I am going to try this next week when it cools off!! Yum! - 9/6/12

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  • delicious and easy! Made enough for several meals - 8/30/12

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  • Halfway through cooking I thought the sauce seems really runny so I added another half cup of both bbq sauce and ketchup.

    Maybe because I added more sauce but I found it a little too sweet.

    Next time will not add the extra and will skip the brown sugar.

    I did skip the salt - 8/27/12

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  • It was hit at my office potluck! Super versitale and easy to cater to different tastes. Super tender and the juices are great for basting on the grill! - 5/25/12

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  • The sauce turned out a little runny but it was delicious! It fell apart after it cooked for about 8 hours on high. I served it on whole wheat buns and my 17 year old boy had seconds! - 5/17/12

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  • Made this for a party we were throwing and it was delish!! The sauce was a bit thin but the flavor was fantastic! - 5/2/12

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  • tried this for dinner tonight yummmmmm. I used frozen pork chops. came out great! - 4/29/12

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  • I liked it over mashed potatoes as well. - 4/12/12

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  • I like to use fresh garlic rather than garlic powder, especially in slow-cooker recipes. - 4/8/12

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  • loved it thank you for sharing - 4/4/12

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  • Used a 3lb Pork Shoulder/Pork Butt - 3/26/12

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  • If you are watching sugar, this isn't the best. Barbecue sauce, ketchup and brown sugar add up to a lot of sugar. I subbed tomato sauce for the ketchup and skipped the brown sugar, kept the bargecue sauce. - 3/12/12

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  • Very tasty. My husband really enjoyed his portion. I added Navy Beans and left out the sugar. I substituted Heinz Chili Sauce for the ketchup and I still found it sweet enough. Next time I will use less water and cook longer on a low setting. There will be a next time!!! - 3/11/12

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  • I have it cooking in the crockpot now....can't wait till dinner! - 3/11/12

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  • Talk about YUM! I added about 7 ounces of water instead of 8, and didn't have garlic powder, so I left out the salt and added a half a teaspoon of garlic salt. It cooked for maybe an hour or two more and the sauce was perfect and it tasted awesome! Something I can easily make for a get together! - 2/27/12

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  • Yummy - 2/12/12

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  • I made this last night for dinner. I am the only one in my house that likes this so I invited my daughter's boyfriend over since we had volleyball last night and he loves pulled pork.I made some changes to the recipe such as I didn't add as much water & I also didn't use the ketchup or celery. - 2/10/12

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  • Very easy to make and delicious!!!! - 2/4/12

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  • Awesome recipe. I did have to thicken it too. My partner loved it as well. - 1/29/12

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  • Very good. Added 2 tbsp extra vinegar and 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes to make sauce zippier. Topped sandwiches with thinly shredded raw green cabbage. - 1/23/12

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  • Fantastic! I was a little worried about this recipe but it turned out amazing...it will be a staple in our household. - 1/18/12

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  • EXCELLENT! This made a wonderful Sunday dinner. - 1/8/12

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  • I would have given it 5 stars, but there was too much liquid. I'm going to try putting in cornstarch like the other reviewers suggested. - 1/8/12

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  • Loved it! Good to know I can cook it all day on the low setting. - 1/1/12

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  • this was an easy recipe to make. i think i will make just a few changes next time i make it. i think that the recommendations for cooking on low for a longer amount of time would be perfect. the sauce did need to be thicker but we just rolled with it the way it was. kudos! - 11/18/11

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  • I'll definitely make this again. It was easy and delicious! My whole family LOVED it! - 11/8/11

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