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Slow-Cooked Barbecued Pork Sandwiches

These saucy sandwiches are great for a hungry crowd and easy to prepare. Once the meat is cooked, just keep it warm in the slow cooker until it’s time to serve. —Kim Wallace, Dennison, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7 hours
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup steak sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 pounds)
  • 10 hard rolls, split
  • Coleslaw, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the tomato puree, brown sugar, steak sauce, lemon juice and salt. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and heated through.
  • Place roast in a 5-qt. slow cooker; pour sauce over the top. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until meat is tender. Remove roast; cool slightly. Skim fat from cooking juices. Shred meat with two forks and return to the slow cooker; heat through. Serve on rolls. Top with coleslaw if desired.

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  • meaganteal
    Jul 11, 2015

    I made this today and it was GREAT!!! My four year old had two servings and was stuffing it in his mouth. I couldn't believe how good this was with such little seasoning. I put onions, pickles and peppers on the side to put on the sandwiches.