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Instant Pot Balsamic & Brown Sugar Pulled Pork

Scrumptious and easy recipe for Instant Pot Pulled Pork - made with balsamic and brown sugar!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 2 lb pork roast
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Side: fruit
  • Side: potato chips


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, minced onion, garlic powder and balsamic vinegar.
  • Place the pork roast into the electric pressure cooker insert with the hot water. and season with salt and pepper. Pour the sauce on and around the pork.
  • Steam valve: Sealing.
  • Cook on: Manual/High for 40 minutes. *Note: pressure cooking time for pork roasts and pork tenderloins can vary depending on how thick it is. I find 40 minutes to be just right for most!
  • Release: Natural or Quick.
  • Once finished cooking, shred the pork with 2 forks and mix into the sauce. Strain before serving.
  • Prepare fruit.
  • Serve Instant Pot Balsamic & Brown Sugar Pulled Pork with chips and fruit.