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Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich is simple when cooking pork in the slow cooker. Toss & go dinner recipe & even better when topped with leftover mac & cheese!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 2 2 pounds each pork shoulder or butt
  • 24 oz root beer not diet
  • ½ cup water
  • dash of hot sauce
  • salt pepper, garlic powder - 2 tsp each
  • 2.5 cups barbecue sauce of choice - more or less to taste
  • 12 hamburger buns


  • Spray the inside of the slow cooker crock with cooking spray
  • Place the pork in a slow cooker
  • Pour the root beer over the meat & add water, hot sauce, salt, pepper & garlic powder
  • Cover and cook on high for 6+ hours or until pork shreds easily with a fork.
  • Once cooked, transfer to a large bowl & discard the root beer & shred the pork
  • Pour the barbecue sauce over the pork & stir to combine.
  • Serve on hamburger buns & top with mac & cheese if available