Carol's Cherry Coke Pulled Pork

Patsy Fowler


This is very good and tender it's good for anything you want to take it to

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35 Min
35 Min
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2 lb
pork shoulder, cut into 6 large chunks
1 dash(es)
salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbsp
olive oil
onion chopped
celery stalks chopped
carrot, chopped
1 clove
garlic, roughly chopped
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
2 Tbsp
1 c
red wine
2 can(s)
cherry coke
1 bunch
parsley stems, tied with string
bay leaves
1 c
beef broth

How to Make Carol's Cherry Coke Pulled Pork


  • 1Preheat oven to 325.
  • 2Pat the pork dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  • 3In a large Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium high heat and working in batches brown the meat on all sides until a golden brown crust forms.
  • 4Transfer the pork to a plate. To the pan add the onion, celery, carrot and sweat until softened, 5-7 minutes.
  • 5Add the garlic and sweat another 2 minutes.
  • 6Stir in the tomato paste and cook for 3 minutes to cook off the raw flavor.
  • 7Sprinkle with the flour and cook cook another 2 minutes to cook off it's raw flavor.
  • 8Whisk in the wine and reduce it by half.
  • 9Return the pork to the Dutch oven then stir in the beef broth, parsley stems and bay leaves.
  • 10Add the Cherry Coke if liquid does not come up to the top of the pork. Do not cover the pork with liquid.
  • 11Cover the pan and place it in the oven to braise until the meat is fork tender.
  • 12Taste and season with more salt and pepper, if needed.
  • 13Pull meat apart, to create pulled pork sandwiches.

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About Carol's Cherry Coke Pulled Pork

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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