Southwest Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

Chopped green chiles and red pepper sauce put some zip into crowd-pleasing, pulled pork sandwiches.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
boneless pork shoulder or butt roast (3 lb), trimmed of fat
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons dried thyme leaves
2
teaspoons red pepper sauce
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (6 oz) tomato paste
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
12
hamburger buns, split
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork in cooker. In small bowl, mix brown sugar, salt, thyme, pepper sauce, garlic, tomato paste and chiles. Spread mixture over pork.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork from cooker; place on large plate. Shred pork with 2 forks; return to cooker and mix well. Spoon 1/2 cup pork mixture on bottom half of each bun. Cover with top halves of buns.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    610mg
    610%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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