BBQ Pork Sandwiches

BBQ Pork Sandwiches Photo: Oxmoor House


  • 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


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.

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

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.

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  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 bun and about 2/3 cup pork mixture)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 398
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 19%
Fat per serving: 8.4g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2.9g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.8g
Protein per serving: 33.3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 49.7g
Fiber per serving: 4.7g
Cholesterol per serving: 67mg
Iron per serving: 4.4mg
Sodium per serving: 726mg
Calcium per serving: 109mg

Good to Know

Add some color to this sandwich with romain lettuce and tomatoes. Not only will the lettuce add a crunch to your bite, it is a good source of vitamin C and fiber.
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