Pulled Pork Sliders with Lemon Cole Slaw

We had family over for dinner on Sunday, so I was looking for something I could throw in the slow cooker and not have to do too much other work too.  I wanted to have time to make all of the accompaniments for my meal, so this recipe worked out great.  Pork shoulder, a bottle of root beer, and a bottle of BBQ sauce.  Does a meal get any easier?  I used a rather large piece of pork (about 6 lbs) so I ended up using around 24 ounces of root beer.  It didn’t quite cover the meat, but I just turned it a few times while cooking.  I adapted this recipe from a post here.  Here is the recipe in a nutshell:

1 pork shoulder or pork butt

1 bottle of root beer

1 bottle of BBQ sauce

Cooke the pork shoulder and root beer in a slow-cooker for 4 hours on high or 6-7 hours on low setting.  Then drain the root beer, add barbecue sauce.  Cook for one more hour in the sauce.  Then shred.  We used Hawaiin rolls, as the buns I tried to make did not turn out this time!

Lemon Coleslaw

I used a recipe adapted from one posted on epicurious.com, posted at yumsugar.

  • 4 tablespoons low-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon zest
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lb green cabbage, thinly sliced (4 cups)
  • 2 carrots, cut into julienne strips or coarsely grated
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced diagonally (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • Whisk together sour cream, zest, lemon juice, sugar, water, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until sugar is dissolved. Add cabbage, carrots, scallions, and cilantro and toss well. Chill, covered, 1 hour to allow flavors to develop. Season with salt and pepper.

    Read More http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Lemon-Coleslaw-106582#ixzz114E7jyRl

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    0 Responses to Pulled Pork Sliders with Lemon Cole Slaw

    1. Bella says:

      Yummy. I am going to try it.

    2. Vanessa says:

      So delicious! I had some of the family over to celebrate birthday’s. So, I thought I would try the recipe for everyone. It was a hit! Everyone loved.