Italian Pulled Pork

Nutritional Facts 1 sandwich equals 288 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 454 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Italian Pulled Pork

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    tablespoon fennel seed, crushed

  • 1

    tablespoon steak seasoning

  • 1

    teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional

  • 1

    boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 pounds)

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 2

    medium green or sweet red peppers, thinly sliced

  • 2

    medium onions, thinly sliced

  • 1

    can (14-½ ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 12

    whole wheat hamburger buns, split

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the fennel seed, steak seasoning and cayenne if desired. Cut roast in half. Rub seasoning mixture over pork. In a large skillet, brown roast in oil on all sides. Place in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Add the peppers, onions and tomatoes; cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until meat is tender. Remove roast; cool slightly. Skim fat from cooking juices. Shred pork with two forks and return to slow cooker; heat through. Using a slotted spoon, place 1/2 cup meat mixture on each bun. Yield: 12 servings.


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