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Sweet & Tangy Pulled Pork

 Sweet & Tangy Pulled Pork
The slow cooker makes these super sandwiches a snap to put together on a busy weeknight. You’d think I'd slaved over them all day! I like to serve them with a side of creamy coleslaw or corn on the cob. If you don't have soy sauce, you can use 1/4 cup of broth instead. —Megan Klimkewicz, Kaiser, Missouri
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1 jar (18 ounces) apricot preserves
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • Hamburger buns, split, optional

Directions

  • Cut pork roast in half; place in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine
  • the preserves, onion, soy sauce and mustard; pour over roast. Cover
  • and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove meat; cool slightly. Skim fat from cooking juices. Shred pork
  • with two forks and return to slow cooker; heat through. Serve on
  • buns, if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup (calculated without buns) equals 296 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.
Wine: Blush Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.