Make your own barbeque sauce that cooks up tender pulled pork for sandwiches. It's an easy crockpot meal that the whole family will love!
I've never liked BBQ sauce. It rules out whole categories of food for me and some restaurants that my husband loves. But now there's a Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwich recipe that I absolutely love, and it's done in the crockpot so it's easy and makes the house smell great and makes dinner easy (did I mention that?) and it's delicious.
I also like that the list of spices are ones I keep on hand, so I'm not buying anything unusual to make this recipe, just waiting for pork roasts to go on sale. This recipe is reprinted with permission from Relish! meal planning service.
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches
- 1 yellow onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 2 Tbsp sweet paprika
- 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce (make sure it's gluten-free if you need to)
- 2 Tbsp yellow mustard
- 1 1/4 tsp coarse salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 3-4 lbs. shoulder pork roast (I used a leftover pork loin from the freezer)
- 6 hamburger buns (this recipe is scaled for 6 servings)
I served this with whole wheat hamburger buns (for my family) and gluten-free bread (for me), plus a broccoli slaw salad (the crunch and vinegar went perfect with the pork) and mandarin oranges on the side. Another night, we just had it with a big salad and corn on the cob. Yum!
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