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Barbecue Pork Sandwiches Recipe

Contributors: Jo Ellen Shield, MED RD LD and Mary Mullen, MS, RD

Published: January 24, 2014

BBQ Pork Sandwiches
Rebecca Clyde MS, RDN, CD

Ingredients

1 pound cooked pork loin roast
1 cup barbecue sauce (homemade or your favorite low-sodium brand)
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
6 whole wheat hamburger buns

Directions

Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. Slice the pork roast into sandwich-size slices. Place pork slices in a microwave-safe bowl; pour barbecue sauce over the pork. Cover bowl with plastic wrap, and microwave on a high setting for 3 minutes.
  2. Sauté the onion and pepper in the olive oil for 2 minutes or until tender.
  3. Place the vegetables and pork slices on a bun and serve.

Time-Saving Tip

Pick up a precooked pork loin roast from your supermarket deli counter.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 sandwich
Serves 6

Calories: 378; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 4.3g; Cholesterol: 63mg; Sodium: 329mg; Total Carbohydrate: 41g; Dietary Fiber: 4.2g; Protein: 23g. 

Jodie (Jo Ellen) Shield, MED, RD, LD, is co-author of Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Mary Mullen, MS, RD, is co-author of Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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