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Pulled Pork Pizza

I’m sitting here thinking what I may have for dinner, and wishing that I had the time to make another round of pulled pork pizzas like I did a few weeks ago.  It dawned on me that I never actually uploaded a picture of what was by all accounts the single greatest pizza ever crafted (by me anyway).

So here one is;

I know what you’re thinking.  You feel cheated, its not quite the image you had in mind after the intro I gave it, but bear in mind that I couldn’t be bothered taking pics with style I just wanted to eat, and like with all good food, the proof was in the tasting.

I do feel proud of myself in that each of the main parts were all made from scratch, from making pizza dough for the first time, to create a pizza sauce that was amazing, to using the left over pulled pork meat that I had slow cooked the day before.   Hopefully I’ll find the time to whip up some more soon.

The pulled pork recipe I used I blogged about here

Slow cooker pulled pork, with a kick.

I’ve been crazy busy this week and partly because of this I decided to try a slow cooker pulled pork recipe.  I prepared everything on Thursday night and left it cooking all day Friday while I was at work.  It had been my intention was to take some pics and make it a photoblog/recipe post but I was knackered and just wanted to get it done on Thursday, and last night I just wanted to munch rather than get artsy with the finished results.

The recipe I followed was taken from metronews.ca and is below, its pretty good, a lot spicier than any other pulled pork recipes I have made, but tasted good bundled into buns with a side of broccoli coleslaw I made to go with.  I have just finished making pizza bases from scratch (first time) next onto the pizza sauce and then the left over pulled pork will be the topping along with a healthy (or is that unhealthy) amount of cheese.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

500 ml (2 cups) thinly sliced onions

1.5 kg (3 lb) pork loin roast

500 ml (2 cups) chopped, peeled apples

8 large onion buns

Sauce

1 bottle (455 ml) chili sauce

75 ml (1/3 cup) each grainy mustard and liquid honey

30 ml (2 tbsp) chili powder

30 ml (2 tbsp) each tomato paste and Worcestershire sauce

15 ml (1 tbsp) packed brown sugar

5 ml (1 tsp) smoked paprika (or 10 ml/2 tsp regular paprika)

2 cloves garlic, minced

Place onions on bottom of slow cooker. Place pork on top. Sprinkle apples over top and down sides.

Sauce: In a large bowl, mix together chili sauce, mustard, honey, chili powder, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, paprika and garlic; pour over meat and apples. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or until meat is fall-apart tender.

Remove roast to large plate. Using 2 forks in opposite directions, shred meat along its length. Stir meat back into sauce and serve on buns.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional information per 1 serving: 552 calories; 64 g carbohydrates; 46 g protein; 12 g fat; 6 g fibre.

Here is a pic of a pulled pork sandwich that I enjoyed but bought rather than made, it tasted awesome.

meat mmmmmmm

Orange severs and pulled pork pizza

I went for pizza the other night, and it was good pizza.  A pulled pork topping rocked and although slow cooked pork may not be a traditional topping if definitely works on pizza.

My main problem with the meal though was the fluorescent glow coming from the waitress we had serving our table.  She was friendly enough but the unnatural colour radiating from her skin was really off putting. I understand that some women would prefer to not be pale, but swapping a natural colour not matter how light is infinitely better  than looking like a side show freak.

Pulled Pork Sarnie.

You know what I love?

A pulled pork sandwich.

It may never make it on the menu of a fine dining establishment but after a long hike today I sat down and munched one, coleslaw and wedges on the side washed down with a cold glass of beer it really hit the spot. 

The need to take a pic and share was brought on y reading the Texas Burger Project blog post which is really worth checking out.

I recommend getting one in your life pronto (hike and beer optional but encouraged).

Pulled Pork Sarnie