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Slow-Cooker Hot Pork Sandwiches

Casual entertaining is easy with hot pork sandwiches prepared in the slow cooker.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 8 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

3
1/2-lb pork shoulder roast, trimmed of fat
1
tablespoon chili powder
1
tablespoon red pepper sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) Mexican-style diced tomatoes, undrained
10
kaiser rolls
10
slices (3/4 oz each) Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
10
leaves lettuce
10
slices tomato

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place pork. Sprinkle with chili powder and pepper sauce. Pour tomatoes over pork.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred pork, using 2 forks; discard bones. Return pork to cooker and mix well. Using slotted spoon to remove pork mixture from cooker, fill each roll with 1/2 cup pork mixture. Top with cheese, lettuce and tomato.
  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place pork. Sprinkle with chili powder and pepper sauce. Pour tomatoes over pork.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred pork, using 2 forks; discard bones. Return pork to cooker and mix well. Using slotted spoon to remove pork mixture from cooker, fill each roll with 1/2 cup pork mixture. Top with cheese, lettuce and tomato.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a party, place the rolls in a basket and arrange the toppings on a large platter so guests can top their sandwiches as they like.

Don't have the Mexican-style tomatoes? Use a 14.5-ounce can of plain diced tomatoes and a 4.5-ounce can of Old El Paso® chopped green chiles instead.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.