Pork Shoulder Roast

Whether cooking pork shoulder or a butt roast, browse these recipes to find the perfect way to barbecue, grill or smoke this meaty pork roast cut.

Pork Roast with Harvest Fruits

Better Homes and Gardens

For this recipe, a pork shoulder is braised in balsamic vinegar and red wine, both of which balance the sweetness of the fruit and contribute a delectable kick to the sauce.

Milk-Braised Pork with Cheesy Grits

Midwest Living

Try this spruced-up version of traditional Southern comfort food the next time your family has something to celebrate. Stir in Monterey Jack and cheddar for a cheesy take on grits.

Ranch Pork Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

This is no ordinary roast with potatoes. Made with a tangy, creamy sauce of cream cheese seasoned with ranch dressing, this one-dish meal stands in a category all its own.

Pork and Apricots with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

This harvest meal features tender pork shoulder and sausage seasoned with tarragon and fennel, plus a generous helping of fluffy mashed sweet potatoes.

Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos


Sweet pineapple balances the hint of heat in the tomato sauce that tenderizes the pork shoulder.

Total: 7 hrs 20 mins

Memphis-Style Smoked Pork with Bourbon Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

For tenderness and flavor, the pork is marinated in a thin, vinegary, tangy-sweet sauce for 24 hours before being grilled in a smoker. Serve this main dish sandwich the traditional way, on rolls or buns topped with coleslaw and more Memphis-style sauce.

Chipotle Pork Wraps

Better Homes and Gardens

Grilled pork and chipotle mayonnaise sauce flavor these Mexican-inspired tortilla sandwiches. Look for chipotle chile powder in the herb and spice aisle of your supermarket.

Jollof Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Throughout West Africa, Jollof Rice is a festive one-pot pork, curry, chile pepper, tomato,and rice dish. Originatiing with the Wolof tribe of Gambia, this dish is slow-simmered for flavor and tenderness.

Pork Piccata


Pork, Sausage, and Apricots over Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

Spice up this slow cooker sweet potato meal with hot smoked sausage links.

Mexican Pulled Pork Tacos

Family Circle

This slow cooker recipe is easy on the cook and easy on the budget. Inexpensive pork shoulder makes a savory taco filling when cooked with tomatoes, chiles and corn.

German-Style Pork Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

Slow cook beer-simmered pork and sauerkraut to serve on rye bread with Swiss cheese.

Pork and Squash Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Cochito Chiapaneco

Better Homes and Gardens

Coat your pork shoulder in the spicy wet rub the night before you plan to serve this dinner, then pop the meat in the oven when you get home for a tender and flavorful entree.

Pork and Edamame Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy this Asian-influenced soup with good taste and good nutrition in mind--the edamame (green soybeans)--are a great source of soy. Use the slow cooker for added convenience.

Sweet 'n' Tangy Pork

Family Circle

Apple juice and honey give just enough sweetness to balance the tart vinegar in this slow cooker barbecue pork recipe.

Italian Pork Pot Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

When your family gathers on Sunday, serve them this pot roast rubbed with a mixture of fennel seed, parsley, Italian seasoning, and garlic.

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