Slow-Cooker Hot Pork Sandwiches

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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