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Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Tenderloin

This easy 4-hour Slow Cooker BBQ pulled pork tenderloin recipe is perfect for sandwiches or sliders. Crockpot BBQ pork tenderloin is shredded and then piled high with a sweet tangy coleslaw on a bun for an amazing meal.

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Tenderloin

For a mouthwatering meal that you can easily throw together, fire up your slow cooker and get ready for a truly tender pulled pork tenderloin BBQ sandwich!

It slowly cooks in your favorite BBQ sauce for 4 hours, then pile the shredded tenderloin pork high on a bun and top it with sweet and tangy coleslaw. Not only is it a delicious dinner option, but it’s also a great way to use your slow cooker for easy clean-up.

Treat your crockpot to some serious flavor with one of our Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches! Serve your BBQ pork tenderloin with some homemade potato chips, crunchy Air Fryer Potato Wedges, zesty Cilantro Coleslaw, or some sweet summer corn for the perfect meal.

Ingredients for BBQ Pork Tenderloin in the Crock Pot.

For a delicious, nutritious, and mess-free meal, you can’t beat slow cooker pork tenderloin pulled pork! The juicy shredded pork works great as a sandwich filling, plus it’s healthier than pork loin or pork butt.

Plus, when it comes to convenient meals for summer break, add this crockpot pork recipe to your list. Whether it’s a lunch or dinner idea or the dish you bring to your next potluck, slow-cooked pulled pork is sure to please!

  • 1.5 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 18-ounce bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce. We use Sweet Baby Ray’s for our BBQ Pork.
  • 1 Coleslaw Kit, found in the produce section in the bagged salad section. – You can make it as a side or use it to make Pulled Pork with Coleslaw Sandwich.
  • 1 package of buns. Make these into Crockpot Pulled Pork Sliders and use King Hawaiian Slider Rolls or Sweet Rolls.
Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork

How to Make Crockpot BBQ Pork Tenderloin

This Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich recipe is a cinch! With minimal effort and ingredients, you’re well on your way to a delicious, home-cooked meal.

Simply place a pork tenderloin in your crockpot, cover it with BBQ sauce, and let it cook for 3-4 hours on high. When it’s finished, use two forks to shred the pork for an incredibly flavorful pulled pork sandwich.

Create the perfect summer meal with very little effort! Just mix a simple coleslaw, and open a package of buns and a bag of potato chips, and you’ll have a deliciously easy dinner.

Make it into an Appetizer!

Making Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches for Kids? Use slider buns for smaller servings that are just their size! Pictured here, slider buns make for the perfect portion for kids to enjoy.

For adults, why not try something a bit more adventurous? Kings Hawaiian rolls are a great way to add a sweet and savory kick to your sliders.

And don’t forget that extra bit of messy deliciousness: with a big bun, your sandwich will be so big and sloppy, you’ll probably need a fork to finish it up!

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Tenderloin

Reheating and Leftovers

As a crockpot owner, you know there are few things better than coming home to a meal that’s already cooked and ready to go! But to get the most out of your crockpot, it’s important to remember a few key steps for keeping your leftovers fresh and your crockpot spotless.

When you’re done with your meal, transfer any remaining leftovers to airtight containers and store them in the refrigerator. To ensure the best taste and quality, be sure to eat the leftovers within two days.

Most importantly, don’t wait to clean your slow cooker. Do it while the pot is still warm and before the sauce dries and hardens. Trust us, a few extra minutes of clean-up now will save you time and energy down the line!

How to Serve Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Tenderloin

Treat your family to the ultimate comfort food with these Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sandwiches! Serve with crunchy potato chips, fries, Instant Pot Green Beans, or ultra-indulgent Cottage Cheese Mac and Cheese for an unbeatable homemade meal.

Other Slow Cooker Favorites

Broccoli Cheese Casserole – Loaded with cheddar cheese this buttery Broccoli Cheese Casserole has a crunchy buttery Ritz topping that is to die for! Veggies never tasted so good.

Taco is made easy with this simple Crock Pot Chicken Tacos. The chicken is slow-cooked in salsa and packed with flavor with every juicy bite.

Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Tenderloin

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes


  • 1.5 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 18 ounce bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce
  • Coleslaw Kit, found in the produce section in the bagged salad section
  • slider buns or buns


  1. Place your pork tenderloin in your slow cooker.
  2. Pour BBQ sauce over the tenderloin.
  3. Cook on high for 3 to 4 hours until pork is cooked through and tender.
  4. Pull pork apart and stir to evenly coat with BBQ sauce.
  5. Mix together your coleslaw.
  6. Place heaping scoops of BBQ pork and coleslaw on your slider buns.
  7. Serve immediately.


Recipe yield will be dependent on how big you make your sliders. Refrigerate any leftovers

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 284Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 783mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 1gSugar: 23gProtein: 24g

All amounts are estimates and DailyAppetite takes no responsibility for actual figures since calculations vary by packaging and supplier.

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Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches slow cooked for 4 hours in your favorite BBQ sauce and piled high with sweet tangy coleslaw.

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