Paleo Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Pork Sliders

Pork, Recipes | January 10, 2015 | By

Do you ever crave the smokey stickiness of meat slathered in barbecue sauce? These paleo sliders are better than the “real” thing! The paleo barbecue sauce and buns are a little labor intensive but make them ahead of time and you’ll have a quick and delicious meal waiting for you when you get home from work!

Paleo Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Pork Sliders
Serves 6
Satisfying and savory pulled pork in every paleo bite!
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
6 hr
Total Time
6 hr 10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
6 hr
Total Time
6 hr 10 min
For the paleo barbecue sauce
  1. 1 1/2 cups of beef stock
  2. 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  3. 1 6 oz. can of tomato paste
  4. 1/4 honey
  5. 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  6. 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  7. 1 tsp liquid smoke
  8. 2 tsp paprika
  9. 1 tsp chili powder
  10. 1 tsp onion powder
  11. 1/2 tsp cumin
  12. 1/2 tsp salt
  13. 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  14. 1/2 tsp black pepper
For the paleo buns
  1. 1 cup tapioca flour
  2. 1/3 cup almond flour
  3. 1/4 coconut flour
  4. 1 tsp salt
  5. 1 tsp baking soda
  6. 1 tbsp ground flax seeds
  7. 1 tsp honey
  8. 1/4 cup almond milk
  9. 2 eggs, whisked
  10. 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  11. sesame seeds
For the pulled pork
  1. 2 - 2 1/2 lbs of pork shoulder
  2. 1 medium onion, chopped
  3. 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  4. 1 tbsp chili powder
  5. 2 tsp salt
  6. 1 tsp of garlic powder
  7. 1 tsp of onion powder
  8. 1 tsp of black pepper
  9. 1 tsp of cumin
  10. 1 tsp of paprika
  11. 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper
  12. 1/2 tsp oregano
To make the paleo barbecue sauce
  1. Simmer the beef stock and garlic together in a saucepan on low for 3 minutes.
  2. Whisk the tomato paste, honey, dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, liquid smoke, paprika, chili powder, onion powder, cumin, salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper together in the saucepan.
  3. Simmer on low for 30 minutes.
To make the paleo buns
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with foil.
  2. Mix the tapioca flour, almond flour, coconut flour, salt, baking soda and flax seeds together in a small bowl.
  3. Mix eggs, honey and almond milk together in another small bowl.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  5. Add the melted coconut oil and stir. Let the batter rest for 3-5 minutes in the refrigerator then stir again.
  6. Scoop 1/4 cup of batter and place mound on cookie sheet.
  7. Sprinkle tops with sesame seeds.
  8. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until edges are golden.
  9. Remove from oven and cool then cut the bottom third of each bun to create a top and bottom.
To make the pulled pork
  1. Turn crock pot on low.
  2. Chop onion and garlic and add to crock pot.
  3. Combine chili powder, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper and oregano and rub on all sides of the pork roast.
  4. Place pork roast in the crock pot and pour 1 cup of paleo barbecue sauce over the pork roast.
  5. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  6. Remove pork from the crock pot and scoop out loose onions to set aside.
  7. Strain remaining liquid (1-2 cups).
  8. Shred pork and place back into empty crock pot with the loose onions.
  9. Add 1 1/2 cups of barbecue sauce, stir and simmer on low for 30 more minutes.
  10. Place pork on paleo buns and top meat with extra barbecue sauce.
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