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Pulled Pork Sandwiches Recipe

You'll love the ease of this recipe! Just throw everything in the slow cooker and get out of the kitchen. You hardly have to do anything for delicious results! —Terri McKitrick of Delafield, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 boneless pork sirloin roast (2 pounds), trimmed
  • 8 seeded hamburger buns, split


  • 1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first six ingredients; add the pork. Spoon some of the sauce over pork. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Remove meat; shred with two forks. Return to slow cooker and heat through. Spoon 1/2 cup onto each bun. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 322 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 681mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

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Rauzy User ID: 1371471 239582
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2015

"Made this for dinner tonight. Only thing I changed was I cut the cinnamon in half. It was ridiculously easy and tasty. Will definitely be making this again. One of the reviewers commented that it wasn't very saucy and I gotta say mine was very saucy. I used Sweet Baby Rays Original Recipe as my BBQ sauce. Great way to use one of those small pork roasts you get at Costco (they come in a pack of 4)."

pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 66910
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2013

"Not a real fan of the cinnamon, but I wanted to make this exactly as the recipe was written. Still not a fan of cinnamon in my bbq."

pcronk User ID: 1376127 156886
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"This was so easy to throw together in the morning and forget about it all day. I prefer more barbecue flavor so next time I will increase the BBQ sauce and omit the tomato sauce. Love the kick from the chili powder and cumin!"

HOGWriter User ID: 3126553 156466
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2012

"Saucey - recipe could easily handle up to a 3 lb roast. Great for a fall weekend. We served with side of baked beans, creamy coleslaw and Bordon's (mincemeat) pumpkin muffins. 'Nuff said - it made for an excellent meal."

jicook13 User ID: 5843439 85420
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2011

"I make this recipe often, the seasons are perfect, I don't put mine on a bun it takes the flavor away"

bara922 User ID: 5767184 62161
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2011

"This turned out very well, and because I usually only cook for myself I scaled it down for a 1.5 quart slow cooker."

bameiboo User ID: 2470958 78451
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2010

"Very good and easy. I served with baked beans and a fruied coleslaw. I had a 4lb piece of meat and it cooked fine in 7 hours."

mandy0126 User ID: 1613388 135493
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

"My husband constantly requests I make this. It may just be our favorite meal!"

becky6926 User ID: 4024735 70177
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2009

"If I use a 5 qt cooker, do I shorten the cooking time. The last time I made this, it got a little burnt."

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