Low Carb Crock Pot Pulled Pork (with bacon and low carb coleslaw)

Everybody does their pulled pork a little different, here is how I like mine:  I prefer to use a pork tenderloin.   I just like the quality of the meat.  I like to flavor my pulled pork and keep it moist during cooking by adding a few pieces of smoked BACON!  It gives it the most delicious flavor!

pulled pork

3/4 cup chicken broth
1 pork tenderloin (mine weighed 1.75 lbs)
4 slices of whole raw bacon
1 1/2 tablespoons of paprika
2 tablespoons of chili powder (or your favorite BBQ type seasoning)
3/4 teaspoon of salt
3/4 teaspoon of pepper
1 1/4 cups of your  favorite low carb BBQ sauce (I used AlternaSweets – has 1 g. of net carbs per tablespoons / adds approx. 20g. net carbs to the overall recipe]

Lightly oil or spray the inside of your crock pot.  Place the broth in the bottom of the slow cooker and then the pork tenderloin.  Lay the bacon, spices and sauce over the pork.

Cook on high approximately 4 hours or until the meat is fully cooked and tender.  Transfer the meat to a bowl to cool slightly.  Shred the meat using 2 forks and add approx. 1 1/2 cups of the crock pot sauce (or to taste) to the shredded meat.  Season with additional salt and pepper as desired or even a sprinkle of apple cider or balsamic vinegar.  Makes about 4 1/2 cups of pulled pork or about (6) 3/4 cup servings.

The carb count on this will vary depending on the type and quantity of bbq sauce you use, but the BBQ sauce is really the only carb adding ingredient in this recipe, so just count the amount of sauce stired into the pulled pork and divide by the number of servings.  My recipe came out to about 3 g. of net carbs per serving.  Serve in low carb wraps and/or over shredded coleslaw.

I served the meat stuffed in a low carb wrap with a quick homemade low carb coleslaw!  Everybody loved it!

If you are interested in trying AlternaSweets sauce, I am hosting a giveaway on my site and have a coupon code you can find HERE.

Quick Low Carb Coleslaw Recipe
(1) 16 ounce bag of coleslaw
1/4 cup of cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon of Old Bay Seasoning (more to taste)
1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon of pepper
1/2 cup of mayo
2 tablespoons of sour cream

Mix the dressing ingredients in a bowl and mix with the coleslaw.  Chill until ready to serve.  It tastes better if it sits a few hours.This makes about (5) 1.5 cup servings of coleslaw with approximately 3.5 grams of net carbs per serving.

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  1. Do you shred the bacon in as well or discard it after cooking?

    • Christine says:

      You can the bacon back in to your tastes (or discard it). Cooking it with the meat gives it a great smoky flavor.
      Thanks! Christine

  2. What is Old Bay Seasoning? I live in a small town and I’m not sure if I’ll be able to find it.

    • Christine says:

      Old Bay Seasoning is very common and can be found in almost any supermarket. Otherwise, there are several homemade substitutes you can find online.

  3. Elizabeth says:

    I was wondering what kind of “bread” you are using. I have never seen anything like that before.

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