Recipe: BBQ Pulled Pork

BBQ Pulled Pork

I’ve already shared super easy slow cooker tacos, and today it’s time for another unbelievably easy dish. What kind of Texan would I be if I didn’t make something BBQ once in awhile? This BBQ pulled pork is quick to throw together and ridiculously moist. It’s easy to adjust to your own preferred spicy level, based on the BBQ sauce that you pick. And it warms up great as leftovers. Really, a win all around. 🙂

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork


Ingredients for BBQ Pulled Pork.

  • 1 two-pound pork tenderloin
  • 1 bottle/can of root beer (12oz.)
  • 1 bottle of BBQ sauce (18oz.)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Hamburger buns


  1. Cut the tenderloin to fit into your slow cooker. Coat with salt and pepper, rub in.
  2. Place the pork tenderloin in a slow cooker; pour the root beer over the meat.

  4. Cover and cook on low 6 to 7 hours. Scoop off fatty scum and drain well.
  5. Shred pork with two forks. Stir in barbecue sauce. Cook on low another 30 minutes.

  7. Serve on hamburger buns and enjoy.

How’s that for easy? Are you a BBQ fan?

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Recipe: Italian Pork with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Yes, that’s right – a long overdue recipe post! Try to contain your shock and glee. 🙂 The boy and I are back on the cooking-new-things bandwagon. This is based on a recipe we found in a Better Homes & Garden slow cooker book. It originally called for a different mix of spices that was strong on the fennel seeds. Fennel seeds, however, make things taste like black licorice, which is gross. So we substituted Herbs de Provence (which still has a tiny bit of fennel in the mix) and changed up the proportions of the other spices to suit […]

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