Mark's Crock Pot Pulled Pork Recipe

Mark's Crock Pot Pulled Pork Recipe

Ingredients for Pulled Pork:

  • 1 (2 pound) pork tenderloin
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle root beer
  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle Mark’s barbecue sauce
  • 8 brioche buns, split and lightly toasted

Mark’s BBQ Sauce Rescue:

  • Use your favorite bottle of BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup frozen peaches
  • ½ tsp chipotle powder or 1 ½ tsp adobo from a can of chipotle (more if you want more heat)
  • Juice and zest of half an orange
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire
  • 4-6 Tbsp butter

Ingredients for dressing:

  • 3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil
  • 3 Tbsp buttermilk
  • 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp coriander
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • Salt and Pepper

Ingredients for slaw:

  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 peeled and grated carrot
  • 2 thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 green apple cut into matchsticks

Directions for Pulled Pork:

  1. Place the pork tenderloin in a slow cooker
  2. Pour the root beer over the meat.
  3. Cover and cook on low until well cooked and the pork shreds easily, 6 to 7 hours.
  4. Note: the actual length of time may vary according to individual slow cooker
  5. Drain well. Stir in barbecue sauce.
  6. Serve over brioche buns with Apple Cole Slaw

Directions for sauce:

  1. Add sauce in a sauce pan and add all ingredients
  2. Cook for 15-20 minutes until peaches are soft and breaking down
  3. Let it cool a bit
  4. Using an emersion stick blender or regular blender, blend until smooth (if using regular blender make sure you take off middle part of lid and cover with a towel so steam can release and it doesn't splatter.)
  5. Adjust seasoning

Directions for apple slaw:

  1. Make dressing and then add to remaining ingredients, season with salt and pepper

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