Root Beer Pulled Pork
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 6-8 servings
  • 1 ½ -2 pounds of pork tenderloin
  • 1 can [12 ounces] root beer
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 cups BBQ sauce [I used Sweet Baby Ray’s Original]
  • For Serving: Hamburger buns, rolls, or hoagie sub buns, extra BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese, pickle slices
  1. Place pork tenderloin in the bottom of slow cooker. Top with root beer, onions, and garlic.
  2. Cover and cook on low for about 7-8 hours.
  3. Once pork is done, remove from the slow cooker and shred with a fork [I cut mine into thirds and then shred]. Place into a bowl and add BBQ sauce as well as a ½ cup of the juice.
  4. Serve on a bun with your favorite BBQ sandwich toppings.
Recipe by Mom to Mom Nutrition at