Slow Cooker Italian Pulled Pork is so good. One day you can make sandwiches, one day you can serve it over pasta and the last day you can serve it with a salad. So delicious. Enjoy!
- 1 Circle B Ranch 1/2 Pork Shoulder Roast
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Black pepper
- 2 tablespoon olive oil separated
- 6 cloves garlic minced
- 1 onion diced
- 28 oz Marina’s Tomato Sauce
- 3 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 cup wine red or white whatever your prefer
- 2 good handfuls fresh basil torn
- 1 good handful fresh parsley chopped
- Extra salt and pepper to taste
- For the Sandwich:
- Italian bread
- mozzarella cheese
Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until softened.
Add the garlic and cook another minute.
Dilute the tomato paste in the wine. Increase the heat, stir in the diluted tomato paste and continue to cook until the volume of the liquid is reduced by one-third.
Add the pork to the slow cooker
Once the diluted wine has reduced, Add the tomatoes, basil, and parsley to the wine mixture. Season with salt and black pepper and stir well.
Bring to the boil, then cover the pork with the sauce by ladling it into the slow cooker.
Cook on low for 8 hours.
Remove the pork to a cutting board and using two forks pull the pork apart.
To make the sandwich.
Pile Italian bread high with the pulled pork. Cover with a little of the sauce and then with shredded mozzarella cheese
and place under the broiler until the cheese has melted.