Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Rootbeer BBQ pulled pork

The weather channel is saying that our run of high summer temperatures will break next week.  Which means that cold weather is probably somewhere a few weeks behind.  I felt like making something that is easy but had that summer feel to it, so I chose pulled pork.

This time I changed up my recipe quite a bit.

Rootbeer BBQ Pulled Pork
adapted from Allrecipes.com Pulled Pork
  • 1 (3 pound) pork shoulder

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle root beer (we used our SodaStream rootbeer)

  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle your favorite barbecue sauce

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1 tbsp butter

  • 1/4 large white onion, chopped

  • 8 hamburger buns

  • Directions
    Place pork shoulder in the crockpot.  Cover with rootbeer, barbecue sauce, and onions, and place on low for 7 to 8 hours.  Pull out of crockpot and shred meat with 2 forks.  Serve over buns.

    Sometimes I shred the meat and put it back in the sauce for about thirty minutes more just so that the individual shredded parts get soaked in the sauce for a little bit.

    From the picture, you can see it was very messy, but amazing as well.  The BBQ sauce tasted great with all the add-ins.  The onions took on the color of the rootbeer and BBQ sauce but they provided some great flavor to the meat as well.  Maybe we'll have a summer picnic in the winter and pull these sandwiches out again.

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