Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork with Root Beer Sauce

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork with Root Beer Sauce

Make melt-in-your mouth pork for easy sandwiches with a surprising secret ingredient--taste it and you'll be a believer.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

7:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
boneless pork loin roast (3 lb)
2
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cans (12 oz each) root beer (3 cups)
1
bottle (12 oz) chili sauce
1/2
teaspoon salt
12
sandwich buns
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over high heat. Cook pork roast in oil 6 to 10 minutes or until brown on all sides.
  2. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place pork roast, 2 teaspoon salt, the pepper, onion and 1 cup of the root beer. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  3. About 30 minutes before serving, in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat remaining 2 cups root beer, the chili sauce and 1/2 teaspoon salt to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is glossy and reduced to 2 1/2 to 3 cups.
  4. Remove pork from slow cooker, discarding cooking liquid. Shred pork, using 2 forks to pull pork apart. Stir in chili sauce mixture. To serve, spoon about 1/2 cup pork mixture in each bun.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Do not use diet root beer for this recipe.
For more root beer flavor, stir 1/4 teaspoon root beer concentrate into chili sauce mixture.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 1130mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 14g),
  • Protein 30g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.