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Root Beer Pulled Pork Sandwiches

These Root Beer Pulled Pork Sandwiches are made from only 3 ingredients and are great for feeding a crowd.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (2 pound) pork shoulder or butt tenderloin can be used for a leaner option
  • 1 (12 ounce) can of root beer
  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle of barbecue sauce
  • 8 hamburger buns

Instructions

  1. Place the pork in a slow cooker and pour the can of root beer over the meat. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or until pork shreds easily with a fork.
  2. After pork has cooked, drain and discard the root beer. Shred the pork and place it back in the slow cooker. Pour the barbecue sauce over the pork and stir to combine. Serve immediately or keep warm in slow cooker until ready to serve. Serve on hamburger buns.
  3. For the Instant Pot: Cook on high pressure for about 35 minutes. Let pressure release and continue to step two.