Slow cooker pulled pork

Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 6 hours Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Serves about 4 cups     adjust servings

An easy 3-ingredient slow cooker pulled pork using pork tenderloin!


  • 2 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed and silver skin removed
  • 1 (20-oz.) can Dr. Pepper soda (or other root beer)
  • 1 (18 oz.) bottle BBQ sauce (or about 2 heaping cups)


  1. Place pork tenderloin in slow cooker. Pour soda over the pork.
  2. Cook on low for 6 hours.
  3. Drain well. Remove and shred pork, then return to the slow cooker.
  4. Stir in the BBQ sauce until well mixed.
  5. Serve immediately or let it sit on warm until ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

Make my easy no-mayo coleslaw (Eastern N.C. style) to go on top of or alongside of your sandwiches.
This pulled pork freezes great! Just let it cook and pack it up in a labeled bag for the freezer. I love having some on hand for busy weeks.
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