Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Root Beer Barbecue Sauce

Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Root Beer Barbecue Sauce
Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Root Beer Barbecue Sauce

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

33

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

33

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    2 1/2 to 3 lb. boneless pork sirloin roast

  • 1/2

    tsp. salt

  • 1/2

    tsp. ground black pepper

  • 1

    tbsp. vegetable oil

  • 2

    medium onions, cut into thin wedges

  • 1

    cup root beer

  • 2

    tbsp. minced garlic

  • 3

    cups root beer (2 12 oz. cans or bottles)

  • 1 cup bottles chili sauce

  • 1/4

    tsp. root beer concentrate (optional)

  • 6 to 8

    dashes hot pepper sauce (optional)

  • 8 to 10

    hamburger buns or kaiser rolls, split (toasted)

  • lettuce leaves (optional)

  • tomato slices (optional)

Directions

Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut roast to fit into crockery cooker. Sprinkle meat with teh salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown roast on all sides in hot oil. Drain. Transfer meat to a slow cooker. Add onions, the 1 cup of root beer and garlic. Cover; cook on low heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan combine the 2 cans or bottles of root beer and bottled 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 you like. Transfer roast to a cutting board or serving platter. With a slotted spoon, remove onions from 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 you like. Add meat and onions, spoon on sauce.

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