Carolina-Style BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders | Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Carolina-Style BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

Get out the slow cooker for Carolina-Style BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders. Great for Oktoberfest or any time of the year, these pulled pork sliders are delicious!


  • 1 pork shoulder (3 lb.), trimmed of fat
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 bottle (12 oz.) Budweiser® Beer (Please note: This ingredient is not shoppable and will not appear in your cart.)
  • 1 bottle (18.6 oz.) HEINZ BBQ Sauce Carolina Tangy Vinegar Style, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. HEINZ Yellow Mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/4 cup HEINZ Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 pkg. (5 oz.) coleslaw blend (cabbage slaw mix)
  • 12 slider buns (2 inch), split


  1. Season meat with garlic powder; place in slow cooker. Add beer and 1/2 cup barbecue sauce; cover with lid. Cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours (or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours). Meanwhile, mix mustard, sugar and vinegar until blended. Add to coleslaw blend in medium bowl; mix lightly. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Transfer meat to cutting board. Discard all but 1/4 cup sauce from slow cooker. Pull meat into shreds with 2 forks. Add to reserved sauce in slow cooker; stir in remaining barbecue sauce.
  3. Fill rolls with meat mixture and coleslaw just before serving.