Bristol Slow-Cooker Barbecue

  • Yield: 10 servings


2small pork tenderloins, trimmed
3/4cup white vinegar
1/2cup ketchup
1/2cup water
3tablespoons brown sugar
1tablespoon hot pepper sauce
1tablespoon minced onion
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon pepper
1teaspoon paprika


  1. Cut the pork into 2 to 3-inch slices. Combine the pork, vinegar, ketchup, water, brown sugar, hot pepper sauce, onion, salt, pepper and paprika in a slow cooker and mix well. Cook on High for 3 hours; reduce setting to Low. Cook for 3 to 4 hours longer or until the pork is tender, adding additional water if needed for the desired consistency. Open the slow cooker no more than is necesary during the cooking process.
  2. To serve, mound the barbecue onto soft sandwich rolls with a slotted spoon. Top with coleslaw if desired.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Bristol, TN/VA, Start Your Ovens, Cooking the Way it Ought'a Be from the Junior Leage of Bristol (The Junior Leage of Bristol, TN/VA 2001)