Servings: 4, with leftover pork for 4 to 6
Throw a few things in the slow cooker in the morning and come home to fork-tender pork simmering in a rich, sweet sauce. Serve the relish alongside or use it as a topping for pulled pork sandwiches.
In a small bowl, mix the avocados, jalapeños, vinegar, and salt to taste. Serve with the pork.
4 great ideas for leftover pork
• Add to a quesadilla along with charred onions, peppers, and cheese.
• Stir into a frittata with roasted poblanos and corn.
• Mix into your favorite hash and serve with a poached egg.
• Layer with cheese, peaches, and hot sauce for a gourmet grilled cheese.
As written, this recipe serves a family of four with leftover pork; if you’re cooking it for a crowd, be sure to double the avocado relish.
I love crockpot recipes for their simplicity. But the reviewer that mentioned the flavors were muted is right on these things. I have started holding back 1/4th of some of the brightening flavors such as balsamic to be added at the end after cooking. I would probably add a couple of whole jalapenos to the pot too since I like a bit of zing. An alternative is to make it as stated and add 2 TBS balsamic when combining the juices at the very end. You can always just add a little hot sauce on mine/yours
This is my go-to pulled pork dish. I think that the pork could use a touch of zing, but I recognize that few spices can survive 8 hours in the slow cooker. That said, don't let my implied negativity on the pork affect your judgement. The avocado relish is splendid and provides a great counterbalance to the relatively bland pork. My family loves this dish with rolls or simply served over white rice.
Honestly, I thought this lacked flavor. The meat cooked perfectly though. Pulling the pork was very easy and I used the left overs for tacos.
Do you really want to delete the list, ?
This won't delete the recipes and articles you've saved, just the list.
This feature has been temporarily disabled during the beta site preview.
Add/Edit a private note for this recipeThis note is only visible to you.
Double CheckAre you sure you want to delete your notes for this recipe?
Get the print magazine, 25 years of back issues online, over 7,000 recipes, and more.