WE’VE GOT THREE GREAT IDEAS for your Memorial Day celebration! If you agree that everything tastes better on a bun, try these recipes we’re suggesting on either hamburger or slider rolls for serving a nice large group with ease. Easy accompaniments are listed with each sandwich. NOTE: Any of these sandwiches can be transported and served for picnics or tailgating…no on site BBQ needed.
BBQ PULLED PORK AND APPLE BACON SLAW
4# Boston Butt
1 bottle hickory barbecue sauce
Rub butt with garlic, salt and pepper and place in a deep baking pan. Add 2 cups of water in base of pan and cover tightly with foil. Bake 8-10 hours (overnight) @ 300°. Remove from oven and cool at room temp before shredding pork with 2 forks. Toss pork with BBQ sauce and pan drippings.
6 cups coleslaw mix with shredded carrots and red cabbage
2 apples (one green and one red) roughly grated with skin
1/2 cup roughly grated onion
1/2 bacon bits
1 cup mayo
1/3 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. Caraway seed
Salt and Pepper to taste
Toss ingredients together and let sit in refrigerator overnight for flavors to come together. ASSEMBLE sandwiches as shown in picture. Serve with Baked Beans and Onion Rings
CUBAN PULLED PORK ON A BUN
4# Boston Butt Pork Roast 1 pkg. Goya Seasoning Crushed Garlic Chopped Cilantro Cumin Salt Pepper 1 bottle Tropical fruit juice (pineapple, mango, etc.) 1/2 lb. thinly sliced Swiss cheese 1 jar dill pickle slices
Rub seasonings and herbs into pork butt. Place in deep baking pan pour 2 cups of water in bottom of pan and bottle of juice over meat. Cover tightly with foil. Bake @ 300 degrees for 8-10 hours or overnight. Remove roast from oven and let cool at room temp until able to shred/pull meat apart with 2 large forks. Toss meat thoroughly with pan drippings.
ASSEMBLE sandwiches as follows: Spread bun with yellow mustard or store bought honey mustard dressing. Place pickle slices on mustard and pile hot shredded pork on pickle slices. Top with cheese. Great served with side of black beans, home style fries and grilled fruit slices.
BRATS AND CARAMELIZED ONIONS ON A BUN
1 Vadalia or Sweet Onion 1 pkg Pre-Cooked Bratwurst 2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup 2 Tablespoons of butter 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar 1/4 cup canned baked beans w/brown sugar
In a frying pan or on a grill, brown pre-cooked bratwurst – basted with maple syrup. Thinly slice Vadalia or sweet onion. Saute in pan with brown sugar and butter until caramelized. Slice brats on the diagonal into 1/2 inch thick slices. Toss with onions, fold in beans and pile onto slider or hamburger buns. Serve with Corn on the Cob and Home Style Fries or Potato Chips.