Looking for the best slow cooker recipes? You've found one! These yummy pork sandwiches simmer away for hours before serving -- definitely a super easy slow cooker meal!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. For rub, in a small bowl combine oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt, garlic powder, dried basil, and pepper. Sprinkle rub evenly over meat; rub in with your fingers.

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  • In a medium bowl stir together preserves, blueberries, shallots, vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and garlic; set aside.

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  • In a large skillet cook meat in hot oil over medium-high heat until brown on all sides. Drain off fat. Place meat in cooker. Pour berry mixture over meat.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 4 1/2 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 1/4 hours. Remove meat from cooker, reserving cooking liquid. Cover meat loosely with foil and let stand for 15 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan combine cornstarch and the water; stir in cooking liquid. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Stir in snipped fresh basil.

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  • Cut meat into thin slices or, using two forks, pull meat apart into shreds. Place meat on bottoms of buns. Spoon sauce over meat; replace tops of buns. If desired, garnish with fresh basil leaves.

Nutrition Facts

732 calories; 21 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 121 mg cholesterol; 875 mg sodium. 783 mg potassium; 83 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 28 g sugar; 49 g protein; 292 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 11 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 12 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 2 stars
09/30/2017
This was ok. Really hard to eat as a sandwich with the berry sauce. Flavor of pork was good but it could have been a little more tender. Cooked it for 4 1/2 hours on low crock pot setting.