BBQ Pork Sandwiches are a quick, easy and delicious meal done in your crock pot. The meat is tender and delicious and a definite crowd pleaser.
If you are looking for an easy, no fuss dinner, today’s recipe is just for you. These bbq pork sandwiches are a great recipe to put on the dinner rotation. The crock pot does all of the work for you, it only involves a few simple ingredients, and everyone loves the flavor or this marinated pork.
BBQ Pork Sandwich Ingredients
- Pork Roast. I recommend using an inexpensive cut of pork such as a pork roast, pork shoulder or pork carnitas.
- Root Beer. You can also use Coke or Dr. Pepper. I recommend NOT using diet soda.
- Seasoning. Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Dry Mustard, Salt and Pepper.
How to Make BBQ Pork Sandwiches
- Place pork into the crock pot
- Sprinkle pork with seasoning.
- Pour in 2 1/2 cups of root beer, pouring to the side of the roast so you don’t wash off the seasoning.
- Cook on low for about 5- 6 hours or until it pulls apart easily.
- After it is cooked, drain off the liquid and shred the meat.
- Drizzle your favorite BBQ sauce over the meat and then return to the crockpot and allow to cook for about one more hour.
- Serve BBQ Pork on a bun and top it with a little more BBQ sauce.
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BBQ Pork Sandwich Recipe
BBQ Pork Sandwiches
- 4 lb. pork shoulder pork roast or pork carnitas
- 2 1/2 cups root beer
- 1 bottle 18 oz. barbeque sauce. I like Sweet Baby Rays.
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp dry mustard
- Mix together spices and sprinkle over pork .
- Place in crock pot and pour in root beer, around the pork so as not to wash off spices.
- Cook on low for 5-6 hours or until pork pulls apart easily.
- Drain liquid from crockpot.
- Shred pork
- Cover with bbq sauce and mix to coat. (reserve a little sauce to add on top when serving)
- Put back in crockpot and allow to cook for another hour.
- Place pork onto bun and top with some additional bbq sauce
Originally posted April 10, 2012