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Recipes // Main Dish Beef and Pork // Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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Prep: 30 minutes
Slow Cook: 8 hours

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium onions, sliced into thin wedges
  • ½ cup light beer or water
  • 2 to 2½ pounds boneless pork loin roast, trimmed of fat
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 12 whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 1 recipe Lime Carrot Slaw

Directions:

PREP:

  1. LINE a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with a Reynolds® Slow Cooker Liner.
  2. COMBINE onions and beer in prepared slow cooker. If necessary, cut meat so it will fit in cooker. In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, ½ teaspoon cumin, black pepper, and garlic powder. Sprinkle the mixture evenly over all sides of meat; rub in with your fingers. Place meat in cooker.

COOK:

  1. COVER and cook 8 to 10 hours on low or 5 hours on high.
  2. TRANSFER meat to a cutting board. Pull meat apart into shreds using two forks. Return meat to the slow cooker. Stir in barbecue sauce, vinegar, honey, ½ teaspoon cumin, and ginger gently with a rubber spatula. Heat through.
  3. SPOON meat into buns with a slotted spoon. Drizzle with sauce mixture as desired. Top with Lime Carrot Slaw.

Lime Carrot Slaw: Place a bag of pre-shredded cabbage and carrots into a large bowl. In a screw-top jar, combine ¼ cup olive oil; 2 teaspoons lime zest; 3 tablespoons lime juice; 1 jalapeño, thinly sliced; 1 tablespoon honey; ¼ teaspoon salt; and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Cover and shake to combine. Stir into the cabbage mixture.

REYNOLDS KITCHENS TIP:
At your next cookout, keep things quick and easy by making this BBQ favorite in a slow cooker! You’ll save space on the grill and keep your kitchen clean with the slow cooker liner. So say goodbye to the usual messy BBQ aftermath and enjoy your friends and family longer!

Number of Servings: 12
Nutrition Facts (per serving) : 374 cal., 11 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 42 mg chol., 662 mg sodium, 48 g carb., 9 g fiber, 15 g sugar, 25 g pro.
Daily Values: 75% vit. A, 26% vit. C, 17% calcium, 16% iron

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