BBQ Stuffed Baked Potatos {Slow Cooker, Gluten Free & Paleo}

BBQ Stuffed Baked Potato

This has become one of our new favorite recipes. I’m even planning on making this one evening for our group that’s going snow skiing in a few weeks. It is so easy to just throw all of the ingredients in a crock pot in the morning and when it’s time to eat you have BBQ that is fall apart tender with lots of flavor with a hint of smokiness – it’s awesome! Then all you have to do is bake some potatoes, set out some fixin’s, and you’re in business 🙂

There is a strong debate about weather potatoes are Paleo or not, but we happen to eat them. If you don’t eat baked potatoes, you can simply replace it with a sweet potato or make BBQ pulled pork sandwiches using my Paleo Hamburger Bun recipe 🙂 If you get a chance to make this I would love to hear your feedback!

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*HERE is the link to my Sweet & Tangy Paleo BBQ Sauce. When making this recipe, I mix all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl (without heating) then put the amount called for in the crock pot. Then, I simmer the rest of the BBQ sauce as directed just before serving with dinner.
*HERE is a dairy free sour cream recipe that we just love if you are dairy free!
BBQ stuffed baked potato with extra bbq drizzled over the top

Shredded BBQ Sandwiches

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Author: Cassidy

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Ingredients

BBQ Pulled Pork:

  • 3-4 Lb. Boneless Pork Shoulder or Pork Loin NOT to be confused with Pork Tenderloin!
  • 1/4 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1/4. tsp. Ground Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. Natural Liquid Smoke
  • 1 C Paleo BBQ Sauce *See link above
  • 1 Tbsp. Chili Powder
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1/2 C Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 C Coconut Palm Sugar

Baked Potatoes:

  • 4 Idaho Potatoes or as needed
  • Sea Salt about 1 tsp.
  • Garlic Powder about 1/2 tsp.
  • Olive Oil or Melted Coconut Oil to coat

Instructions

BBQ Pulled Pork:

  • Grease your slow cooker or line with a slow cooker liner. Add the pork shoulder to the crock pot.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the salt and pepper and rub evenly over the pork.
  • In another bowl, mix together the liquid smoke, BBQ sauce, chili powder, garlic, apple cider vinegar, and coconut palm sugar. Pour over the pork shoulder and add the onion.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or on high for 5 - 6 hours.
  • Shred with two forks and serve.

Baked Potato:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Wash potatoes thoroughly under cold running water then dry them.
  • Using a fork or knife, poke 8 - 12 holes into the potatoes to allow moisture to escape.
  • Place potatoes in a bowl and lightly coat with oil. Then, sprinkle lightly with sea salt and garlic powder and toss to coat.
  • Place potatoes directly on oven rack and bake 1 hour. If making more than 4 potatoes you may need to increase the cooking time by up to 15 minutes.
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Nutritional information is approximate and may vary.

this post is part of Allergy Free Wednesdays

Posted January 27, 2016 by Cassidy in Egg Free, Nut Free, Paleo, Whats For Dinner? / 3 Comments

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