Instant Pot Dr Pepper Pulled Pork


A simple and tasty pulled pork recipe made in the Instant Pot with the flavoring of Dr Pepper.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins


  • 4 cups caffeinated pepper-type soda (such as Dr Pepper®)

  • 2 cups barbeque sauce (such as Sweet Baby Ray's®), divided

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin

  • 4 hamburger buns

  • 2 cups prepared coleslaw (Optional)


  1. Combine soda and 1/2 cup barbeque sauce in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot). Add pork tenderloin. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 50 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  2. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes.

  3. Remove pork loin and drain liquid from the pot. Shred pork using 2 forks. Return to the pot and mix in remaining 1 1/2 cups barbeque sauce.

  4. Serve on hamburger buns and top with coleslaw.


Add 5 minutes to the cook time if using frozen pork loin.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

627 Calories
11g Fat
106g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 627
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 1697mg 74%
Total Carbohydrate 106g 39%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 34mg 171%
Calcium 131mg 10%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 782mg 17%

* 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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