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Pork and Beef Barbecue Recipe
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Pork and Beef Barbecue Recipe

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Nutrition Facts: 1 sandwich equals 444 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 684 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 32 g protein.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1-1/2 pounds pork chop suey meat or pork tenderloin, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 3 medium green peppers, chopped
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 12 sandwich buns, split
  • Lettuce and tomatoes, optional


  1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first six ingredients. Stir in beef, pork, green peppers and onions. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Shred meat with two forks. Serve on buns with lettuce and tomatoes if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Pork and Beef Barbecue in Taste of Home April/May 2001, p53

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"I am still surprised that I made Barbecue and didn't use sauce from a jar or bottle since this was my first time making it myself. My husband and I both enjoyed it and I will be making it again. I went a little light on the chili powder since I don't like spicy and it had just enough kick for me. Too much for my 3.5 yr old though. Super Easy!!!"

Reviewed Jun. 12, 2010

"I was a little concerned that this wouldn't turn out good when I was making it and that it would be too spicy for my 1 and 4 year olds. But it was very good and they both liked it, too. It was a simple and easy recipe to make."

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