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Balsamic BBQ Pulled Pork

Pulled pork simmered all day in sweet and spicy barbecue sauce, piled on a butter crisped bun with caramelized sweet peppers and dipped into tangy balsamic vinegar. Basically heaven in your mouth.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Servings 9 -10 sandwiches


  • 26 oz barbecue sauce I like a sweet and spicy version
  • 4.5 lb pork shoulder or boston butt
  • 1 8.5 oz bottle STAR Fine Foods Balsamic Vinegar
  • 6 small sweet peppers sliced into rings**
  • cilantro for garnish
  • Olive oil for frying peppers
  • Buns
  • Butter for buns


  1. Place pork shoulder into crockpot.
  2. Mix barbeque sauce, and 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar together. Pour over pork shoulder.
  3. Cook on low for 8 1/2-10 hours or high for 6-7 hours.
  4. Saute sweet peppers in 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil until tender.
  5. Butter each side of buns and crisp up under the broiler.
  6. Serve in buns topped with sweet peppers and cilantro. Serve a small dipping bowl of balsamic on the side of each plate.

Recipe Notes

**If you cannot find small sweet peppers 1-2 bell peppers can be substituted.