Boneless pork shoulder shreds easily after spending ten hours in the slow cooker. A fruit relish served with the cooked meat offers tropical taste to this entree. Serve it alone, or with warmed corn tortillas.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
10 hrs 25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare fruit relish: Combine pineapple, papaya, bell pepper, lime juice, and oil in a small bowl. Cover and chill for up to 12 hours.

  • Place apples in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Trim fat from roast; season the roast with salt and pepper. Place the pork shoulder on top of the apples in the cooker. Pour mango nectar over the roast in the cooker. Cover and cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours.

  • Remove the meat from the cooker; discard the apples and the cooking liquid. Using two forks, shred the meat. Serve with lime wedges and the reserved fruit relish.


Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Equipment: 4- to 5-quart slow cooker

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked meat and about 3 tablespoons relish
245 calories; protein 32g; carbohydrates 5g; dietary fiber 1g; sugars 3g; fat 10g; saturated fat 3g; cholesterol 103mg; sodium 190mg.

4 1/2 lean protein, 1 fat