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Root Beer Pulled Pork Nachos


I count on my slow cooker to do the honors when I have a house full of summer guests. Teenagers especially love DIY nachos. Try cola, ginger ale or lemon-lime soda if you're not into root beer. -James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min.

Cook: 8 hoursYIELD: 12 servings.


• 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 to 4 pounds)

• 1 can (12 ounces) root beer or cola

• 12 cups tortilla chips

• 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

• 2 medium tomatoes, chopped

• Optional: Pico de gallo, chopped green onions and sliced jalapeno peppers


• 1. In a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker, combine pork roast and root beer. Cook, covered, on low 8-9 hours or until meat is tender.

• 2. Remove roast; cool slightly. When cool enough to handle, shred meat with 2 forks. Return to slow cooker; keep warm.

• 3. To serve, drain pork. Layer tortilla chips with pork, cheese, tomatoes and optional toppings as desired. Serve immediately.

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