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pulled pork w/ root beer sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Tasha Powell
Glendale, AZ

It may not sound the greatest, but it's delicious. My boyfriend and my kids beg for it all of the time!

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 8 Hr

Ingredients For pulled pork w/ root beer sauce

  • 2 1/3 - 3 lb
    pork roast
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • 2 md
    onions, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 c
    root beer
  • 6 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3 c
    root beer
  • 1 bottle
    chili sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    root beer extract (optional)
  • 8-10
    hamburger buns
  • lettuce leaves
  • tomato slices

How To Make pulled pork w/ root beer sauce

  • 1
    Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle meat with the salt and pepper. In a large skillet brown meat on all sides in hot oil. Drain off fat. Transfer meat to slow cooker. Add onion, the 1 cup root beer, and the garlic.
  • 2
    Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan stir together the 3 cups root beer and the chili sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 2 cups. If desired, add root beer concentrate and hot pepper sauce.
  • 4
    Transfer meat to a cutting board or serving platter. Using a slotted spoon, transfer onion to serving platter; discard cooking juices. Using 2 forks, pull meat apart into shreds.If desired, line buns with lettuce leaves and tomato slices. Place meat and onion on rolls. Drizzle meat with some of the root beer sauce. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

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