Make sure you save this slow cooker pulled pork recipe, because it's one of the best out there! Spicy barbecue sauce, cola, and a splash of bourbon all work together to make each bite a sweet and spicy explosion of flavor.

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Sweet & Spicy Bourbon Pulled Pork

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  • If needed, cut meat to fit into a 3 1/2- or 4-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. Place onion wedges in the cooker. Top with meat.

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  • In a large bowl stir together barbecue sauce, carbonated beverage, and bourbon; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours or high 4 to 5 hours.

  • Remove meat from cooker. Shred meat using two forks and place in a bowl. Using a slotted spoon, remove onion from cooking liquid and add to meat. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Stir enough of the cooking liquid into meat mixture to moisten. Fill buns with meat mixture and, if desired, top with Creamy Coleslaw.

Nutrition Facts (Sweet & Spicy Bourbon Pulled Pork)

394 calories; 8 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 73 mg cholesterol; 1355 mg sodium. 524 mg potassium; 45 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 21 g sugar; 27 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 0 IU vitamin a; 3 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 7 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 60 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 71 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Creamy Coleslaw

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  • Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, sugar, celery seed, and salt in a large bowl. Stir in cabbage and carrot. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours before serving. Store in the refrigerator up to 24 hours. Stir before serving. Makes 3 1/2 cups.

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