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Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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  • prep time: 20 min
  • total time: 2 hr 45 min
  • serves: 24 people
  • calories: 328 1 serving

Looking to feed a hungry crowd?  These irresistible sandwiches feature slowly simmered pork in a sweet and spicy sauce...plus, everyone can serve themselves, so it's easy on you.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $37.19

  • 2 jars (16 ounces each ) Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 1 can (about 16 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce, cut up
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated  or ground nutmeg or ketchup, for serving
  • 5 pounds boneless pork shoulder, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 24 Pepperidge Farm® Sesame Topped Hamburger Buns

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Stir the picante sauce, cranberry sauce, brown sugar, mustard and nutmeg in a 6-quart saucepot. Heat to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 10 minutes. Add the pork to the saucepot and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 2 hours or until the pork is fork-tender.

  • Step 2

    Remove the pork from the sauce and cool slightly. Shred the pork, using two forks. Return the pork to the sauce and heat through. Serve about 1/2 cup shredded pork in each roll. Top with shredded lettuce and coleslaw, if desired.

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  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    juliep
    March 13, 2012

    I have made this many times and each time I get raves from all my guests.

  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    Kristi M.
    March 18, 2010

    I saw this recipe on the news and really wanted to try Picante and Cranberry in a recipe. I changed it a little. I wanted chunky pork over rice so I cut the recipe in half and left out the rolls, lettuce, and coleslaw. LOVED IT!!! Easy to make and since I am only cooking for two, it worked with left overs. This recipe is versatile, I can see myself trying it with chicken or as a spicy topping for fish next.

  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    meech_lovely
    August 1, 2009

    Easy and great for every season.

  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    Jan H.
    April 28, 2009

    This came out great. I threw all the ingredients in my crockpot for 8 - 12 hours, shredded the pork and put them back in for a little while longer. My boyfriend and his roomates LOVED it.

  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    jimloricoates
    January 21, 2006

    My family really loved it. It is so tasty and I should have made more.

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    Made With

    Calories 328
    Total Fat 5 g
    Sat. Fat 1.4 g
    Trans Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 57 mg
    Sodium 584 mg
    Total Carb 41 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Sugar 20 g
    Added Sugars 3 g
    Protein 26 g
    Vitamin D 0 %DV
    Calcium 8 %DV
    Iron 7 %DV
    Potassium 11 %DV

    This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.