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Kansas City Pulled Pork

Kansas City Pulled Pork is an easy slow cooker recipe that's perfect for summer. Almost effortless, it's an easy family dinner idea that you'll love.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 8 lbs pork shoulder
  • 2 mini-cans root beer about 16 oz
  • 4 sweet peppers- diced
  • 1/2 purple onion- diced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • dash of hot sauce
  • salt pepper, garlic powder - 2 tsp each
  • 2 tbsp Kansas City BBQ rub
  • 1 bottle Kansas City- bbq sauce


  • Place all ingredients, except BBQ sauce in the slow cooker and cook on high approx 5-6 hrs
  • Remove pork and place in a large bowl and pull apart (it should be very tender and come apart easily)
  • Return to slow cooker, cover, reduce to low and cook another 30 min
  • Remove pork with a slotted spoon and put back in your large bowl
  • Add BBQ sauce and stir to coat evenly
  • Serve on your favorite bun