Pulled Pork with Strawberry BBQ Sauce

When you're looking for a new main dish pork recipe, try this twist on an old-fashioned pork barbecue sandwich that uses a fruity barbecue sauce.


Pulled Pork with Strawberry BBQ Sauce

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1  2 1/2 - 3  pound 
    boneless pork sirloin, shoulder, or butt roast
  • 1   teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cooking oil
  • 4   cups 
    strawberries, halved or quartered
  • 1/2  cup 
    ketchup
  • 1/4  cup 
    cider vinegar
  • 4   cloves 
    garlic, minced
  • 1   teaspoon 
    dried rosemary, crushed
  •  
    Bottled hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 8   
    rolls or buns, split
  •  
    Fresh parsley leaves (optional)
  •  
    Green tomato wedges (optional)
Directions
1.
Trim fat from pork. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In large Dutch oven over medium heat brown pork in hot oil on all sides. Add half the strawberries, the ketchup, vinegar, garlic, rosemary, and several dashes hot pepper sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 2 hours or until pork is tender. Remove pork from Dutch oven; loosely cover with foil. Let stand 10 minutes.
2.
For strawberry BBQ sauce, skim fat from cooking liquid. Return liquid to Dutch oven; bring to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 8 minutes or until reduced to about 2 cups.
3.
Using two forks, shred pork; discard fat. Stir 1 cup strawberry BBQ sauce into pork. Stir remaining strawberries into BBQ sauce.
4.
Serve pork on buns. Top with additional sauce and parsley. Pass remaining sauce. Serve with tomato wedges. Makes 8 sandwiches.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 359, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 89, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 31, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 10, pro. (g) 35, vit. A (IU) 146, vit. C (mg) 45, Thiamin (mg) 2, Riboflavin (mg) 1, Niacin (mg) 8, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 77, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1, sodium (mg) 738, Potassium (mg) 747, calcium (mg) 101, iron (mg) 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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