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Chipotle Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Avocado Ranch Sauce

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These slow cooker pulled pork sandwiches have a chipotle kick and a creamy, smokey avocado ranch sauce. A quick and easy, kid friendly dinner that makes great leftovers!

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For the pork:
1 Medium yellow onion, sliced
2 Tbsps Fresh garlic, minced
3½ - 4 Lbs Pork shoulder, excess fat removed.
For the spice rub:
1 Tbsp Brown sugar
1 Tbsp Salt
¼ tsp Smoked paprika
½ tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp Chili powder
½ Tbsp Adobo sauce (from a can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce)
1 Cup Water
For the Avocado Ranch Sauce:
1 Small avocado, mashed (about ½ cup)
2 Tbsp Fresh garlic, minced
½ Cup + 2 Tbsp Low-fat or fat-free Ranch dressing of choice
1 Tbsp + 1 tsp Adobo sauce
¼ tsp Smoked paprika
2 tsps Onion powder
½ tsp Chili powder
Salt/pepper to taste
Whole wheat hamburger buns
Coleslaw mix for garnish (optional)
For the pork: Slice the onion and mince the garlic and place it in the bottom of your crock pot. Pour in 1 cup of water. Combine all the spices for the spice rub in a small bowl and set aside. Cut any huge,...
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Nutritions

Calories
540

Sodium
7210mg
300% DV

Fat
33g
51% DV

Protein
40g
80% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

Juicy, tender and flavorful Crock Pot Italian Beef is an easy dinner recipe that's perfect for busy days. Serve the shredded meat and pepperoncini on a hoagie roll with giardiniera and melted Provolone cheese for a classic Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich, or pair the roast beef with mashed potatoes, noodles, or rice for a cozy comfort food supper. You can't beat the convenience of an all-day slow cooker meal!

2 small onions
4 cloves garlic
3 lb. boneless beef chuck roast
2 T vegetable oil
14.5 oz beef broth
0.7 oz packet dry Italian salad dressing mix
1 T Worcestershire sauce
8 pepperoncini peppers
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  • Arrange the onions and garlic in the bottom of a slow cooker. Set aside.
  • Pat beef dry and season with kosher salt and black pepper on all sides.
  • Heat oil in a large pot or Dutch oven...
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Nutritions

Calories
389

Sodium
1839mg
76% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
25g
50% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV