Sweet Pulled Pork

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Sweet Pulled Pork

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 9 hours
Servings: 8 1/3 cup pork, 1/2 cup rice, 1 cup veggies, 1/2 cup apples

Ingredients

  • 2 pound pork roast
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro
  • 1 cup brown rice, raw

Serve With

  • 4 cup Brussels sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 medium apple
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  • Place pork and water in a 3-4 quart electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove pork, discard cooking liquid, then return meat to slow cooker; shred with 2 forks.
  • Stir in barbecue sauce, brown sugar, ground pepper, chili powder and cilantro. Cover and continue cooking on LOW for another hour.
  • Meanwhile, cook rice as directed on package.
  • About 15 minutes before the pork is ready, Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Arrange Brussels on a cookie sheet; drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.  Place in oven and roast for 10-20 minutes.
  • While sprouts are roasting, core and chop apples. Place in a microwave safe dish along with water, and microwave for 3-5 minutes.
  • Once apples are soft, mash gently with a potato masher or the back of a fork; sprinkle cinnamon on top if desired.
  • Serve pork on top of brown rice, with veggies and apples on the side. (Serving size: 1 cup shredded pork, 1/2 cup rice, 1 cup Brussels, 1 apple).
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