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Slow Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork Sandwiches! Dinner has never been easier or more delicious! Just four ingredients! Great for game day, busy weeknights, and potlucks!
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 1 min
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pulled pork, slow cooker root beer pulled pork sandwiches
Servings: 8 sandwiches
Calories: 396kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 2 lb pork roast 2 to 3 lb
  • 12 oz root beer 1 can - your favorite
  • 18 oz barbecue sauce 1 bottle - your favorite
  • 8 hamburger buns
  • coleslaw

Instructions

  • Place pork in slow cooker.
  • Pour root beer over the pork.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours or until it shreds easily with two forks.
  • Remove pork and shred it using two forks.
  • Drain liquid from slow cooker.
  • Return shredded pork to slow cooker and stir in barbecue sauce.
  • Continue heating on low for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Serve on hamburger buns with coleslaw if desired.

Notes

There are lots of options when it comes to pork roasts. I have used a pork loin, shoulder and butt in this recipe and all work wonderfully. Boneless or bone-in are also fine. You just want to make sure your cut of meat fits comfortably in your slow cooker.
This recipe can be easily doubled.

Nutrition

Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 931mg | Potassium: 627mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 2mg