Well as it is pouring down rain, and the weather is finally beginning to look like Fall. With rain, cold weather, the leaves falling, football season and the smell of pumpkin spice, EVERYWHERE, why not pull out the recipes for all the yummy warm food that would also make for great appetizers for any football gathering.
This is a recipe for Slow Cooked Root Beer Pulled Pork Sandwiches.
All you need is: 1 (1 oz) pkg. dried onion soup mix
1 (5-6 lb.) bone-in pork shoulder roast, trimmed of excess fat
Salt and Pepper
1 (12 oz) can root beer
2 cups of barbeque sauce, divided
10 sandwich buns
1. Sprinkle the onion soup mix on the roast, rubbing the mix into the meat on all sides. Season with salt and pepper. Place roast in a slow cooker.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together root beer and 1/2 cup of barbecue sauce. Pour over roast.
3. Cover and cook on LOW 10 to 11 hours, or until the internal temperature is above 190 degrees F. and meat pulls away from the bone. Remove roast to a cutting board and let cool for a few minutes. Discard all but 3/4 cup of the juices from the slow cooker.
4. Use two forks to shred the pork, removing any fatty pieces. Put pulled pork into the slow cooker with reserved juices. Add the remaining 1 1/2 cups of barbecue sauce and stir to combine. Cover and cook on HIGH 15-20 minutes, until the pork is hot and the juice is bubbling.
5. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Split buns and place cut-side u on a sheet pan. Warm in the oven until ready to serve. Scoop pulled pork onto warm buns and serve immediately. This should make 10 sandwiches.