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3-Ingredient Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Written by: Grace Burton, MS, RDN, LDN

 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 4-6 hour

Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients

2 pounds pork tenderloin
1, 12 ounce can diet root beer
1 cup barbecue sauce (look for lowest sugar option at the store)
8 whole wheat hamburger buns

Directions

  1. Place pork tenderloin in a slow cooker and pour root beer over meat.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours, or until pork shreds easily with a fork.
  3. Once cooked, drain and discard liquid.
  4. Shred pork and place back into the slow cooker.
  5. Toss with barbecue sauce
  6. Serve immediately or keep on warm setting in the slow cooker until ready to serve.
  7. Serve on hamburger buns.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size: 1/8 of meat + 1 bun

Calories: 292, Fat: 4.5g, Protein: 30g, Carbohydrates: 33g, Fiber: 4g, Sodium: 535mg

Nutrition Tip:

Pulled pork sandwiches are a classic favorite and this simple recipe makes for an easy weeknight meal. Pork tenderloin is a lean protein source and when served on a whole wheat bun with a vegetable side, you’ve got a well-balanced meal!

Adapted from: https://www.thecomfortofcooking.com/2014/09/3-ingredient-root-beer-bbq-pulled-pork.html

 

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