Pulled Pork with Beer

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

Recipe courtesy of:

A pale ale type beer works great and doesn't turn bitter during the long time in a slow cooker.
cook 20min
cook 8hr
cook 8

What's in it


2 1/2 lb boneless pork shoulder

1 large onion, cut in half, sliced

1 can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce

1 cup pale ale beer, root beer or cola

8 sandwich buns, split

How to cook it


  • Rub pork with 2 teaspoons salt. In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Cook pork in oil 6 to 10 minutes or until brown on all sides.
  • Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork and drippings in slow cooker. Sprinkle with onion. Pour cooking sauce and beer over pork. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • Remove pork from slow cooker; reserve 1/2 to 3/4 cup juices. Use 2 forks to pull pork into shreds; mix pork and desired amount of reserved hot juices. Spoon into buns.