Weekend Wine Pairing: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches with…

The creator of this recipe states "Pork simmered in root beer makes all the difference. Topped with your favorite BBQ sauce, it’s sure to bring rave reviews."

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is so easy, so good. Set it and forget it. This recipe has roughly 2,000 reviews and is rocking the house with 4 1/2 stars.

I’ll tell you what…I already pulled out the crock pot for this Sunday, and this is what I’m going after now! Awesome-indoor-tailgate food for the football games too.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Ingredients (credit: AllRecipes.com)

  • 1 (2 pound) pork tenderloin
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle root beer
  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle your favorite barbecue sauce
  • 8 hamburger buns, split and lightly toasted


Place the pork tenderloin in a slow cooker; pour the root beer over the meat. Cover and cook on low until well cooked and the pork shreds easily, 6 to 7 hours. Note: the actual length of time may vary according to individual slow cooker. Drain well. Stir in barbecue sauce. Serve over hamburger buns.

What wine goes with pulled pork?

Syrah/Shiraz: a great red wine with blackberry, plum, and some jamminess

If you’re more of a white wine person, we recommend Chenin Blanc.


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