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Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork Tacos
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Slow Cooker Pineapple Pulled Pork Tacos

Slow cooker pineapple pulled pork recipe that can be served in tacos or on a bun for a burger. As a bonus, it is served with a delicious, homemade pineapple BBQ sauce!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 490 kcal


  • 2.5 lbs. pork tenderloin
  • 28 oz. canned pineapple chunks with juice
  • ¼ cup soy sauce , gluten free
  • 2 Tbsp. apricot preserves
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. pepper

Pineapple BBQ Sauce:

  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • ¾ cup reserved pineapple chunks
  • 3 Tbsp. apricot preserves
  • 3 Tbsp. coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice



  1. Place pork tenderloins in a large crockpot.

  2. Combine pineapple juice from can, soy sauce, preserves, garlic powder and pepper in a medium-sized bowl and whisk to combine. Pour over pork tenderloins and add all but ¾ cup pineapple chunks. You will reserve these pineapples for the pineapple sauce.

  3. Set slow cooker to Low for 6-8 hours.

  4. During the last 30 minutes shred pork and let cook for the remaining time.

For the Pineapple BBQ Sauce:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth.
  2. If you like your BBQ sauce hot, heat it up in a small saucepan before serving.
  3. Drain excess liquid from the shredded pork in the slow cooker.
  4. Serve pork in corn tortillas with cilantro, goat cheese, green onions and pineapple sauce. Enjoy!  See this recipe in Meal Plan #7.

Recipe Notes

*Serving size is for 2 tacos with corn tortillas.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Pineapple Pulled Pork Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 490 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 826mg36%
Potassium 870mg25%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 475IU10%
Vitamin C 12.2mg15%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.