Slow Cooker Pulled Pork


Root beer and pulled pork might not seem like a likely pairing but here it makes all the difference. Topped with your favorite BBQ sauce, it's sure to bring rave reviews.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 10 mins


  • 1 (2 pound) pork tenderloin

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle root beer

  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle your favorite barbecue sauce

  • 8 hamburger buns, split and lightly toasted


  1. Place pork tenderloin in a slow cooker; pour root beer over top. Cover and cook on Low until pork shreds easily, 6 to 7 hours. Note: the actual length of time may vary according to the individual slow cooker.

  2. Drain well. Stir in barbecue sauce. Serve on hamburger buns.


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

335 Calories
5g Fat
49g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 335
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 990mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 474mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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