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Crock Pot Pork with Root Beer Sauce

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“Yes, root beer. And it's really good. And it's great for busy days.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 -4 lbs pork butt
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 -3 onions, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 cup root beer (not diet!)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • Root Beer sauce
  • 3 cups root beer (not diet)
  • 1 cup chili sauce (heinz makes a really good one)
  • 12 teaspoon hot sauce (like tabasco or texas pete)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • To Serve
  • toasted hot dog bun
  • chopped onion
  • lettuce
  • tomatoes, sliced


  1. Rub meat with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet brown roast in hot oil.
  3. Put in crock pot with garlic, onions and root beer.
  4. Cover.
  5. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 5 hours.
  6. ------RootBeer Sauce---------.
  7. In a medium saucepan combine the rootbeer, chili sauce and garlic.
  8. Bring to a boil, reduce and simmer for about 45 minutes, stirring often.
  9. Reduce to 2 cups.
  10. Add hot sauce.
  11. ------ToServe--------.
  12. Remove meat and with 2 forks shred.
  13. Place on toasted bun with condiments and spoon on the sauce.

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