Pulled Pork Sliders

Slow Cooker Recipe

Serves 12 (2 sliders per serving)

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs. boneless pork shoulder, excess fat trimmed
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • ½ cup BBQ sauce
  • 24 slider buns

Preparation

  1. Cut pork shoulder into 6 – 8 pieces.
  2. Combine paprika, cumin, mustard powder, brown sugar, and salt and mix. Rub spice mixture over pork, turning to coat evenly on all sides.
  3. Heat oil in a fry pan over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Add cider vinegar, tomato paste and 1 cup water to slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  5. Add pork and cook on high heat setting for 4 hours or low heat setting for 8 hours.
  6. Shortly before pork is finished, combine coleslaw mix with mayonnaise, white vinegar and pepper.
  7. Using two forks, shred pork. Add BBQ sauce and stir to coat.
  8. Spoon pork onto buns and top with coleslaw.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 553 calories, 24 fat, 44 g protein, 48 g carbohydrate (45 g available carbohydrate), 3 g fibre, 524 mg sodium

My Viva Plan® Servings: 3 grains, 6 proteins, 1 vegetable, 1 fat