If you prefer, you can grill the pork on a charcoal or gas grill. Use your favorite brand of barbecue sauce. If you want to spice it up, add a few drops of hot sauce.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1/2 pound pork tenderloin
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 cup barbecue sauce, divided
- 2 hoagie buns, split
- 1/2 cup deli coleslaw
- 2 thin sandwich pickle slices
- Cut a lengthwise slit down the center of tenderloin to within 1/2 in. of bottom. Open meat so it lies flat. Place on a rack coated with cooking spray in a broiler pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brush with 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce.
- Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Turn pork; brush with 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce. Bake 10-12 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 160°.
- Cut into 1/4-in. slices. Spread remaining barbecue sauce over cut side of bun bottoms;layer with pork, coleslaw and pickles. Replace bun tops. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Barbecued Pork Hoagies in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p56