Lean Crock Pot Pulled Pork

Shannon Slabaugh
Shannon Slabaugh

Pulled pork is a warm weather favorite, but it's hard to find options that aren't loaded with sugar, sodium and fat. Luckily, with the right ingredients and a slow cooking process, pulled pork can be lean and still packed with the flavor you love. Try this recipe with you favorite lean cuts of pork or swap in skinless chicken thighs for a pork-free option! Works well with a paleo, gluten-free, or low calorie diet.

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Lean Crock Pot Pulled Pork

Cook time: 0480 min
Prep time: 0015 min
Yield: Serves 8
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Lean pulled pork loaded with flavor and without any added sugar, say no more! You'll love this easy and protein packed recipe to add to your weekly meal prep. Try it topped on salads, on whole grain bread, or just as is.


  • 8 Boneless Pork Chops
  • 2 15oz Cans Tomato Sauce, No Sugar Added
  • 3 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper


  1. Trim extra fat from pork and add to crock pot.
  2. Add the tomato sauce and seasonings to a bowl and mix together.
  3. Pour the sauce over the pork chops.
  4. Cook for 8 to 12 hours on low heat or until meat is fully tender and starts to fall apart.
  5. Pull pork apart with a fork and enjoy!

Nutrition facts

serves 8
Calories Per Serving: 189 Calories
% Daily Value
11% Total Fat 7g
23% Cholesterol 68mg
23% Sodium 543mg
2% Total Carbohydrate 5g
Sugars 4g
51% Protein 24g
9% Vitamin A
12% Vitamin C

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