Nothing beats the smell of a traditional barbecue, and this BBQ pulled pork with root beer is a classic. This dish is sure to be a hit at any summer party or potluck. It’s juicy, tender and flavorful, and it’s sure to please any crowd. It’s easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of time or effort. Plus, it’s a great way to make use of that old can of root beer you have in the back of your pantry.
The key to this recipe is to simmer the pork in the root beer for several hours. This will ensure that the pork is juicy and tender, and it will help to infuse it with flavor. After it’s done simmering, you’ll shred the pork and mix it with your favorite BBQ sauce. The result is a delicious, smoky, sweet and tangy dish that everyone will love.
- 2 lbs pork shoulder
- 1 can of root beer
- 1 cup of your favorite BBQ sauce
- Salt and pepper (to taste)
- Place the pork shoulder in a large pot and cover with the root beer.
- Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to low.
- Cover the pot and simmer for 3-4 hours, until the pork is tender.
- Remove the pork from the pot and shred it with two forks.
- Return the pork to the pot and mix in the BBQ sauce.
- Simmer for an additional 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
- Serve the pulled pork with buns or over rice.
This recipe yields approximately 6 servings. Each serving contains approximately:
- 450 calories
- 18g fat
- 48g carbohydrates
- 30g protein
- 2g dietary fiber
- 4g sugar
- 600mg sodium
This dish is a great source of protein and it’s low in fat and carbohydrates. You can easily adjust the ingredients to make it healthier by using a low-sugar BBQ sauce and reducing the amount of root beer used. You can also use a leaner cut of pork to reduce the fat content.
If you’re looking for a delicious and easy dish that’s sure to please any crowd, give this BBQ pulled pork with root beer a try. It’s a classic that everyone will love. Plus, it’s a great way to make use of that old can of root beer you have in the back of your pantry.