Slow-Cooked Barbecued Pork on Buns

A heady blend of simple seasonings work their magic on pork in this slow-cooked filling for hot sandwiches.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 20 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

1
boneless pork roast (3 lb), trimmed of fat, cut into thin strips
3/4
cup chopped onion (1 large)
1/4
cup cornstarch
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 1/2
cups ketchup
2
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
18
sandwich buns, split
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except buns.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 Spoon about 1/3 cup pork mixture into each bun.

Expert Tips

Pack any leftover pork mixture in a plastic freezer container and freeze for a day when you don't have a lot of time to prepare a meal. Thaw it in the refrigerator overnight or in the microwave in a microwavable dish. Serve on garlic toast or Texas toast.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.