Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork with Beer

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork with Beer

A pale ale type beer works great and doesn't turn bitter during the long time in a slow cooker. Don't like beer? Try root beer or cola instead---delicious.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

8:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2 1/2
lb boneless pork shoulder
1
large onion, cut in half, sliced
1
can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce
1
cup pale ale beer, root beer or cola
8
sandwich buns, split
  1. Rub pork with 2 teaspoons salt. In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Cook pork in oil 6 to 10 minutes or until brown on all sides.
  2. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork and drippings in slow cooker. Sprinkle with onion. Pour cooking sauce and beer over pork. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  3. Remove pork from slow cooker; reserve 1/2 to 3/4 cup juices. Use 2 forks to pull pork into shreds; mix pork and desired amount of reserved hot juices. Spoon into buns.
Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 420
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.