Apple Cider Pulled Pork with Caramelized Onion and Apples

Apple Cider Pulled Pork with Caramelized Onion and Apples

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"Tender, sweet, slow cooked pork makes a perfect pairing with sweet and tangy caramelized apples and onion. A perfect fall sandwich."


6 h 30 m servings 653 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 653 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 22.8 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.4g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 31.9 g
  • 64%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 125 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium:
  • 408 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine hard apple cider and 1/4 cup brown sugar in a slow cooker; mix until dissolved. Add pork tenderloin.
  2. Cook tenderloin on Low until very tender, about 6 hours. Shred pork with a fork.
  3. About 20 minutes for the pork is finished, melt butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat; cook and stir onion until well browned, about 10 minutes.
  4. Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, cinnamon, and onion powder; season with salt and pepper. Stir apples and sugar mixture into cooked onion. Cover and cook until apples are tender and sauce has thickened, about 10 minutes more.
  5. Spoon pork and apple-onion sauce over rolls to serve.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 18 Ratings


This was delicious. I had never cooked with hard cider before so this was an adventure. I selected one that had maple undertones.. the pork tasted really good. I think next time I'll slice up mo...

This was divine and I ate way too much. Yum! I used 16 oz of Guiness and 20 oz of fresh apple cider, and had no Granny Smith, just used the little red apples that I had (didn't need to cook them...

This was a great recipe and super easy. Next time I make it, I will use 1/4 cup butter instead of 1/2 cup to make it a bit more healthy.

This was absolutely delicious. I made it with the Angry Orchard cinnamon seasonal and served on oven toasted onion buns. Will make again!!!

Made this for Recipe Group. I seem to be the odd man out here. Family did not like the apple and onion mixture. I thought the meat was bland, definitely needed some salt and pepper in there. The...

Recipe Group Selection: 20, September 2014 ~ This was a delicious sandwich! I made half recipe using a one pound pork tenderloin and wish I would have used a two pound tenderloin. I used John...

Recipe Group: Mom and I both really enjoyed this! I tweaked it slightly - using Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, and an extra apple. The one "flaw" I found in the recipe, is that it takes a lot longer...

Recipe Group pick Sept. 2014: You are so right, coldstar32, this is the perfect fall sandwich! This would be fun for sliders and tailgating! I made the recipe as written, just removed the pork...

Made this with Newton's Folly Hard Cider (Red Delicious, I think). Next time I would cut the sugar a little and might try "Pumpkin" spice, rather than straight cinnamon. I did drain most of th...