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Barbecue Pork on Buns

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 5 hr.
Total: 5 hr. 10 min.
Want the flavor of barbecued sandwiches, but don't want to get the grill out or turn on the oven? Fix this slow-cook version.

Ingredients

  • 2 lb boneless pork loin
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup cola carbonated beverage
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 8 sandwich buns

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients except buns in a 4-quart slow-cooker; cook, covered, on high for 5-6 hours, until very tender. Drain and slice or shred pork; serve on buns with additional barbecue sauce, if desired.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Serving Suggestion: Great with coleslaw, baked beans, and fresh fruit salad.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 291
  Calories from Fat 56 (19%)
(9%)Total Fat 6g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(25%)Cholesterol 74mg
(19%)Sodium 455mg
(15%)Potassium 523mg
Total Carbohydrate 29g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 8g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(57%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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