BBQ Pulled Pork Totchos
These loaded tater tot nachos are pulled high with favorite BBQ flavors. A simple pulled pork recipe started in the slow cooker in the morning is ready in time to make these totchos for dinner.
- 2 pounds pork shoulder
- 1 cup low sodium chicken stock
- 1 tablespoon BBQ seasoning
- 1 32-ounce bag frozen tater tots
- 1 28-ounce can baked beans or 3 ½ cups homemade baked beans
- 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey jack cheese
- 1 ½ cups shredded mild cheddar cheese
- 1 cup BBQ sauce homemade or store bought
- Green onion for garnish
Making the Pulled Pork
Place the pork shoulder in a slow cooker. Add the chicken stock and season with BBQ seasoning.
Cook the meat on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for four hours.
When the meat is cooked through, remove it from the pot and shred it using 2 forks. Return the shredded pork to the slow cooker and stir to combine with the cooking liquids.
Making the Totchos
When ready to prepare the totchos, preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
Spray a large rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and spread the tater tots in an even layer on the sheet. Spray the tots with nonstick cooking spray and season with salt.
Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, until crispy.
Remove the tots from the oven and spread the shredded pork over the top. Top the meat with baked beans and shredded cheese. Return to the oven to bake for 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.
Before serving, top with BBQ sauce and green onions.
Cooking time based on cooking the pork shoulder on low for 8 hours.
Yield notes: pulled pork recipe makes 3 /12 cups pulled pork. If substituting homemade baked beans use 3 1/2 cups.
Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 867mg | Potassium: 328mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 424IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 339mg | Iron: 2mg