BBQ Pork Sandwiches

Living in Kansas City, our family developed a taste for BBQ flavors. I had never had a BBQ sandwich before we lived there. They’re simple to make and very filling. They aren’t best friends for those on healthy diets, but for once-in-awhile, they are a great treat.

This recipe makes great use of the crockpot. Simply season the meat and and let the slow cooker do the work. At the end of the day, shred the meat and use as a sandwich filling with BBQ sauce and dill pickles. Delish!

Pork roast goes on sale regularly for less than a dollar which makes this a great budget meal. A huge jar of dill pickles is available at Costco for about $3. And I’m often able to pick up bottled BBQ sauce for free after sales and coupons. If you make your own buns, this can be quite a good (&cheap) eat.

Price Breakdown:
2 pounds boneless pork shoulder roast – $2
salt, pepper, and garlic powder – $0.10
hamburger buns – $1.50
BBQ sauce – free
dill pickle slices – $0.25

Total cost for 8 sandwiches = $3.85!


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  1. I can only dream about finding ANY kind of meat for less than $1 a pound. In my area (Maine), $3.00 per lb is a great deal!

  2. This sounds great! Does it do well to freeze after you shred it up?

  3. Yum! Toss a little slaw on top and we are all set

  4. Lisa Mettam says:

    If you don’t have the free bottle of BBQ sauce, you can try Eastern NC BBQ sauce… not much more than vinegar, cayenne, brown sugar, salt and pepper… tabasco if you want a little more zing. Most people have all those things in their pantry already, so it’ll cost almost nothing.

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