*** updated on 8/3/11 with additional ingredients/instructions and a new picture ***
Searing the pork before placing it in the slow cooker not only locked in the moisture but also created a wonderful texture to the meat after it was done cooking. By cooking the meat on low for only 5 hours instead of 7 it was not as dried out as the first time we tried this recipe. Now this is on our regular monthly rotation and serves as a great dinner for the summer months when we don't want to touch the oven :)
Source: Our Sweet Life blog
Slow Cooker Root Beer BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 2 lbs pork roast
- 1 12 oz can of your favorite root beer
- 1/2 bottle BBQ sauce
Put pork roast in slow cooker and add can of root beer on top. Cook on low for 5-7 hours. Shred pork and add in BBQ sauce. Mix and serve on buns. Enjoy!
How simple is that?