BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders Recipe

This quick, easy recipe for pulled pork sliders will keep you out of the kitchen and at the party with your guests. The garlic spinach topping adds a hearty flavor to the mellow pork….

Special Diets: Heart Healthy Recipe and Diabetes Recipe

Category: Appetizers, Entrees, Heart Healthy, and Diabetes Friendly

Ingredients

18 sliders

  • 1 lb pork loin
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups chopped spinach
  • 18 whole wheat mini-burger buns, split

Directions

Preheat oven to 425°.Lightly coat a shallow skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Sear pork loin in skillet over medium-high heat, turning to brown all sides. Transfer to baking pan and cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a meat thermometer inserted in the center registers 145°. As an alternative to baking in the oven, the pork loin can be cooked in a slow-cooker, on high, for 4 hours.Allow pork loin to cool for 5 to 10 minutes. Using 2 forks, shred pork completely. In a large bowl, toss pork with BBQ sauce, coating evenly.In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant. Add spinach and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes, or until spinach is wilted.Transfer pulled pork to buns and top with spinach. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 slider

Amount Per Serving

Calories
141
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    3g
    5%
  • Saturated Fat
    0
    0%
  • Cholesterol
    14mg
    5%
  • Sodium
    258mg
    11%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    6%
  • Dietary Fiber
    1g
    4%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    11g
    22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.