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BBQ Pork Sandwiches

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 8 hrs
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 bun and about 2/3 cup pork mixture)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1 cup chopped onion (about 1 large)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Mexican seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (2-pound) boneless pork loin roast
  • 8 (2 1/4-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns

Nutrition Information

  • calories 398
  • caloriesfromfat 19 %
  • fat 8.4 g
  • satfat 2.2 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 33.3 g
  • carbohydrate 49.7 g
  • fiber 4.7 g
  • cholesterol 67 mg
  • iron 4.4 mg
  • sodium 726 mg
  • calcium 109 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 3 tablespoons brown sugar, onion, and next 6 ingredients in a 3 1/2-quart electric slow cooker; stir well. Combine remaining tablespoon brown sugar, pepper, and salt; rub pork roast with sugar mixture. Cut pork roast into 4 large pieces; add to slow cooker, turning to coat with sauce. Cover with lid; cook on high-heat setting 1 hour.

  2. Reduce heat setting to low; cook 7 hours or until pork roast is tender. Remove pork roast from slow cooker, reserving sauce in cooker.

  3. Shred pork roast with 2 forks. Return shredded pork to slow cooker, and stir well to coat with sauce. Spoon 2/3 cup pork mixture on bottom half of each bun, using a slotted spoon. Cover with tops of buns.

Cook's Notes

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