Shredded Pork with Mushrooms – Give Every Night New Flavor

I love slow cooker meals.

I love how smoothly my days “run” when I’ve got dinner going in the slow cooker. I love being able to sit on the couch through the “witching hour.” (Who am I kidding…I’m don’t sit on the couch. And just sit.) So I guess, I love being able to get through the witching hour without being in the kitchen and having little people pulling at my knees or tugging on my shirt, asking for a snack.

“Dinner will be ready in 5 minutes…you can wait until then.”

How many times have I uttered that phrase?

Thousands, maybe.

So this meal was a big hit…with all the little men, the big man and I really enjoyed it too. Plates were cleared, stakes were claimed on the leftovers (pulled pork sandwiches for lunch), and we all left the table with full, happy bellies.

The delicious flavors, the ease of the prep and cooking…a winner indeed!

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Shredded Pork with Mushrooms

From Give Every Night New Flavor

Yield – 8 servings, 1 cup

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 8 1/4 hours in slow cooker


  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 3 pounds boneless pork shoulder, cut into large pieces
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) Hunt’s® Diced Tomatoes with Spicy Red Pepper, undrained
  • 1 can (6 oz each) Hunt’s® Tomato Paste
  • 1 pkg (0.87 oz each) pork gravy mix
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 pkg (8 oz each) sliced fresh mushrooms


  • Spray inside of 4 to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine remaining ingredients in slow cooker.
  • Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH 4 to 6 hours or until meat is tender. Separate pork into smaller pieces.
*Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored campaign on behalf of Kroger and ConAgra foods. Opinions are my own.

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  1. Sunnymay says

    I like this one with the slow cooker so it works while you’re away. You come home to some good aromas and don’t have to fuss. Slow Cooker Shredded Pork with Mushrooms is the one I want to make first. The ingredients are simple.

  2. Melissa says

    I just made Bar0B-Q Chicken in the slow cooker yesterday. Love the smells and simplicity of the slow cooker. First time I had made chicken in the crockpot—-ever!

  3. Tiffani G says

    Our next family recipe that I think will be a favorite is Spicy Chicken Chili! It looks great, and with the cold weather would be great to warm us up!

  4. Victoria says

    Mmmm… this sounds great! I also checked out the website and the rosemary pot roast sounds wonderful as well!

  5. Victoria says

    PS thanks for the idea. I have to go grocery shopping… lost everything in a power outage.

  6. Janell says

    I think this looks and sounds delicious. I am always trying to come up with new ways to add new flavor to some of the same old recipes.