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Pulled Pork Root Beer Sauce

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Pulled Pork Root Beer Sauce
 
Game Plan
  • 3-pound pork sirloin roast
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, cut
  • 1 cup root beer
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups root beer (two 12-ounce cans or bottles)*
  • 1 cup bottled chili sauce
  • 8 hamburger buns
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Tomato slices
Execution
  1. Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut roast to fit into a 3-1/2- to 5-quart crockery cooker. Sprinkle meat with the salt and pepper. In a large skillet brown meat on all sides in hot oil. Drain off fat. Transfer meat to cooker. Add onions, the 1 cup root beer, and garlic.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
  3. For the sauce, combine the 3 cups of root beer and the chili sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil uncovered, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 2 cups.
  4. Transfer to a cutting board or serving platter. Drain liquids and save onions. Using 2 forks, pull meat apart into shreds.
  5. Serve on buns with lettuce leaves and tomato slices, if desired. Add onions and spoon on sauce.

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