Root Beer pulled pork
This is another big group recipe, so, as with my potato salad recipe, it can be reduced to feed a smaller army. ;)
I promise you, this is a simple, easy to make recipe that will impress anyone. The slow cooker and root beer make all the difference.
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- 6 lb
- pork tenderloin (you may use any cut you like)
- 3-12 oz can(s)
- barq's root bear
- 3-18 oz. bottle
- jack daniel's no. 7 bbq sauce (blue label)
- 3 Tbsp
- garlic powder, for rubbing
- 1 Tbsp
- salt, for rubbing
- 2 Tbsp
- ground black pepper, for rubbing
- hamburger buns, lightly buttered and toasted
1Begin by rubbing the garlic powder, salt and pepper into the meat. Poke holes all over meat with fork to absorb more of the cooking liquids.
2Place prepared meat into a large slow cooker. Pour root beer over the meat. Pour BBQ sauce over root beer and meat. Turn meat to coat. Cover and cook on the *LOWEST* setting for 8-9 hours.
3Once cooking has finished, place meat into large bowl and shred with 2 forks. place back into slow cooker, toss meat in juices to coat. Heat for an additional 15 minutes.
4Split hamburger buns and place on cookie sheet. Lightly butter, then place in 400 F oven for 7 minutes, or until lightly toasted. Place heated pork onto buns. Serve warm.