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Pork Sandwiches with Root Beer Barbecue Sauce

My tasty recipe is sure to please a crowd! People say they love the subtle heat and hint of sweetness in these saucy sandwiches. Try serving them with coleslaw and pickles. —Karen Currie, Kirkwood, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 9-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless pork sirloin roast
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced garlic
  • 3 cups root beer, divided
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) chili sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 8 kaiser rolls, split

Directions

  • Place roast in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Add the onion, garlic and 1 cup root beer. Cover and cook on low for 9-10 hours or until meat is tender.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the chili sauce, hot pepper sauce and remaining root beer. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove meat from slow cooker; cool slightly. Discard cooking juices. Shred pork with 2 forks and return to slow cooker. Stir in barbecue sauce. Cover and cook on low for 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve on rolls.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 424 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 1066mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein.

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