• 42 Ratings

A root beer barbecue sauce gives these slow cooked pork sandwiches rich color and pleasant sweetness.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut roast to fit into a 3-1/2- to 5-quart crockery 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 cooker. Add onions, the 1 cup root beer, and garlic.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

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  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan combine the 3 cups of root beer and the chili sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 2 cups. Add root beer concentrate and bottled hot pepper sauce, if desired.

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  • Transfer roast to a cutting board or serving platter. Using a slotted spoon, remove onions from cooking juices and place on serving platter. Discard juices. Using 2 forks, pull meat apart into shreds. To serve, line buns with lettuce leaves and tomato slices, if desired. Add meat and onions; spoon on sauce. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Tips

Do not substitute with diet root beer.

Nutrition Facts

356 calories; 10 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 59 mg cholesterol; 786 mg sodium. 44 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 22 g protein; 41 RE vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews

42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 27
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 4