Barbecued Pork On A Bun
Want the flavor of barbecued sandwiches, but don't want to get the grill out or turn on the oven? Fix this slow-cooker version of barbecue pork for sandwiches. These hot and hearty sandwiches go great with a creamy coleslaw, baked beans and a fresh fruit salad.
2 pounds boneless pork loin
1 onion, chopped
3/4 cup cola carbonated beverage
3/4 cup barbecue sauce
8 sandwich buns
- Combine all ingredients except buns in a 4-quart slow-cooker; cook, covered, on high for 5 to 6 hours, until very tender. Drain and slice or shred pork; serve on buns with additional barbecue sauce, if desired.
Makes 8 servings.
Tip: Pork can be made 1 to 2 days ahead; refrigerate covered and reheat before serving.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 320 calories Protein 29 grams Fat 9 grams Sodium 490 milligrams Cholesterol 65 milligrams Saturated Fat 1 grams Carbohydrates 28 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.