Slow-Cooker Chipotle Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

Slow-Cooker Chipotle Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

Put a spicy spin on pulled pork...stir in chili powder and chipotle chiles in adobo sauce.

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tablespoon packed brown sugar
teaspoons salt
teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2
teaspoons ground mustard
teaspoons chili powder
boneless pork shoulder (3 lb), trimmed of fat
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
canned chipotle chiles, finely chopped
tablespoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles
burger buns, split
medium avocados, pitted, peeled and thinly sliced
  1. Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix brown sugar, salt, garlic powder, mustard and chili powder. Rub seasoning mixture over pork. Place pork in cooker. Sprinkle any remaining seasoning mixture that doesn't stick to pork over top of pork in cooker.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  3. Remove pork from cooker; place on cutting board. Remove liquid from cooker; skim fat from liquid and reserve liquid. Cool pork slightly. With 2 forks, shred pork. Return to cooker. Stir tomato sauce, chipotle chiles and adobo sauce into shredded pork. If desired, stir in some of the reserved cooking liquid for desired moistness.
  4. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 15 to 30 minutes longer or until hot. Spoon about 1/3 cup pork mixture into each bun. Place a few slices of avocado over pork in each bun. Pork mixture can be kept warm on Low heat setting up to 2 hours; stir occasionally.
Makes 20 sandwiches
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Kitchen Tips
Complete this meal with carrot sticks, and corn chips.
Leftover pork makes a tasty burrito filling or tostada topping.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 550mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 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;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.