Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Southern Style Slaw

My Southern roots are calling again and the temptation was far too strong to resist! Anyone up for some pulled pork sandwiches topped with Southern style cole slaw? I thought so.

My Southern roots are calling again and the temptation was far too strong to resist! Anyone up for some pulled pork sandwiches topped with Southern style coleslaw? I thought so.

This is a great meal to make with your leftover barbecue. The cole slaw really adds a crunchy and creamy texture to the meal.

All we need is some sweet tea and a rocking chair and we’re set!

Southern Style Cole Slaw

Ingredients:


  • 4 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 4 carrots, shredded
  • 4-5 green onions. sliced thin
  • 3 tbls. mayonnaise
  • 3/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tbls. apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbls. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • hot pepper flakes, optional
  1. Wash vegetables and shred cabbage and carrots in a large bowl.
  2. Add sliced onions and remaining ingredients. Mix well.
  3. For a spicier version of this slaw, add some hot pepper flakes to the mixture.
  4. Allow slaw to refrigerate 15-20 minutes before serving.

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 lb. pork roast with bone
  • 2 bottles of homemade root beer (see recipe here)
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce (I used Apple Chipotle BBQ sauce), plus 1/2 cup more for serving
  • 1 tbls. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbls. dark molasses
  • 1 capful of liquid smoke
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • seasoned salt and pepper
  • Hamburger buns
  1. Wash pork roast and cut into large chunks, if desired. Set meat in a large bowl.
  2. Add enough root beer to cover meat and allow to marinate in refrigerator for 24 hours.
  3. Drain marinade and set meat in pressure cooker, along with remaining ingredients and set stove on high heat.
  4. Cover pressure cooker and cook for 1 hour at 15 lbs. of pressure.
  5. Allow all pressure to escape from pressure cooker before opening.
  6. With a fork, shred pork and add remaining 1/2 c. BBQ sauce.
  7. Add meat to a hamburger bun and top with cabbage slaw.

Enjoy Y’all!

This article was originally published at Ready Nutrition™ on April 12th, 2013