Slow Cooker Sweet Pork Sandwiches

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These flavorful slow cooker pork sandwiches take very little hands-on time and make a perfect weeknight meal.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 16 hours 20 minutes

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. pork tenderloin
  • 2 cans (12 oz.) cola
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 can (4.5 oz.) sliced green chilies, drained
  • 1 bottle (15 oz.) all-natural enchilada sauce
  • ½ cup honey
  • 10 hamburger buns
  • 10 slices American cheese

Directions

  • Combine pork, 1 can soda, and coconut sugar in a large covered container. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Remove pork from the marinade and place in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Discard the marinade.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, stir together remaining can of soda, garlic powder, salt, water, green chilies, enchilada sauce, and honey.
  • Pour sauce over the pork in the slow cooker and bake for 8 hours on low.
  • After pork has cooked, shred the meat with two forks and stir the sauce to cover the shredded pork pieces. Let stand uncovered for 10 minutes while the pork soaks up the sauce. Scoop a spoonful of pork onto a bun and top with a slice of cheese.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. pork tenderloin
  • 2 cans (12 oz.) cola
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 can (4.5 oz.) sliced green chilies, drained
  • 1 bottle (15 oz.) all-natural enchilada sauce
  • ½ cup honey
  • 10 hamburger buns
  • 10 slices American cheese

Directions

  • Combine pork, 1 can soda, and coconut sugar in a large covered container. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Remove pork from the marinade and place in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Discard the marinade.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, stir together remaining can of soda, garlic powder, salt, water, green chilies, enchilada sauce, and honey.
  • Pour sauce over the pork in the slow cooker and bake for 8 hours on low.
  • After pork has cooked, shred the meat with two forks and stir the sauce to cover the shredded pork pieces. Let stand uncovered for 10 minutes while the pork soaks up the sauce. Scoop a spoonful of pork onto a bun and top with a slice of cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories430
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol65mg
Sodium1050mg
Total Carbohydrate48g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars26g
Protein30g