BBQ Pulled Pork For Diabetics (with Equal)

Categories: Lifestyle

Serves: 6

Serving Size: 2 1/2 ounces pork, 1 bun


1 whole pork tenderloin, about 1 pound

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Vegetable cooking spray

1/2 cup onion, finely chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 can (14.5 ounces) crushed tomatoes, undrained

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1 tablespoon prepared mustard

1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder

1/4 teaspoon maple extract

1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke

1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful or Granulated*

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

6 multigrain hamburger buns, split and toasted

*May substitute 8 packets Equal® sweetener


Rub pork with 1 teaspoon chili powder and garlic powder; place in baking pan. Bake in preheated 425° F oven 30 to 40 minutes or until pork is well browned and juices run clear. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes. Cut into 2 to 3-inch slices; shred slices into bite-size pieces with a fork.

Spray a medium saucepan with cooking spray. Cook and stir onion and garlic about 5 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes, vinegar, mustard, chili powder, maple extract and liquid smoke to saucepan. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.

Simmer, uncovered 10 to 15 minutes or until medium-thick sauce consistency. Stir in Equal®. Season with salt and pepper. Stir pork into sauce. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until hot. Spoon mixture onto toasted buns.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 233

Total Fat: 5 g

Saturated Fat: 1 g

Cholesterol: 49 mg

Sodium: 559 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 28 g

Protein: 22 g

Fiber: 4 g

Food Exchanges: 2 1/2 Lean Meat, 2 Starch

By: DiabeticCare editorial team; Published: 10-18-2013, 11:00 AM

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