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BBQ Pulled Pork Gyros

posted by Malinda Linnebur on May 9, 2017

BBQ Pulled Pork Gyros ~ Filled with BBQ Pulled Pork, Creamy Coleslaw, Tomato, Onion and All Wrapped in a Soft Flatbread. Perfect for An Easy Lunch or Dinner!

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BBQ Pulled Pork Gyros ~ Filled with BBQ Pulled Pork, Creamy Coleslaw, Tomato, Onion and All Wrapped in a Soft Flatbread. Perfect for An Easy Lunch or Dinner!

Ok, these bbq pulled pork gyros may not be “authentic” but they are darn good!!  I didn’t use a tzatziki sauce but instead used a nice homemade creamy coleslaw.  It’s super simple to put together but you could use a favorite from the store too.

These have been on the menu a lot around here lately!  One because I can throw the meat into the crockpot and use it for sandwiches all week and two because they are super addicting!!  The hubby and I can’t get enough of these!  The kids did enjoy them minus the red onion, but to be honest I sort of kept it for myself.  I know, I am one of those parents that hide food in the back of the fridge then takes it out and hides in a room somewhere to eat it.  Hey, a girl has got to do what a girl has got to do!

BBQ Pulled Pork Gyros ~ Filled with BBQ Pulled Pork, Creamy Coleslaw, Tomato, Onion and All Wrapped in a Soft Flatbread. Perfect for An Easy Lunch or Dinner!

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But anyhoo, these bbq pulled pork gyros are made simple with the use of your handy dandy slow cooker.  Just put your pork roast in and forget about it for 8 hours and you will be rewarded with tender, juicy meat.  Then pour on your favorite bbq sauce (I like a sweet and sticky kind).

As I mentioned earlier the coleslaw in this picture is a homemade coleslaw but you could pick up some from the grocery store.  But trust me it’s really easy to make and is super good.  My husband actually won’t eat any other coleslaw.  I did decide to top with lettuce, tomato and red onion just to keep it a little on the gyro track.  I also wrapped it in naan which is a nice soft and slightly chewy flatbread.  Pita was a little too dry and too small.  I wanted a bigger, better gyro because that’s just how I roll.  🙂

BBQ Pulled Pork Gyros ~ Filled with BBQ Pulled Pork, Creamy Coleslaw, Tomato, Onion and All Wrapped in a Soft Flatbread. Perfect for An Easy Lunch or Dinner!

So, while these may not be completely authentic they are still super delicious!!  They are easy to make and are perfect to eat any day of the week!!  I think I will be making these all summer long!  Cook once and have lunch all week, nothing wrong with that!!

BBQ Pulled Pork Gyro

Prep Time 00:20 Cook Time 08:00 Total Time 8:20 Serves 8 servings     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pound pork roast
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • BBQ sauce of choice ( I like a sticky sweet kind)
  • Coleslaw (homemade or store bought)
  • Flatbread ( I like to use naan)
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Onion

Instructions

Place the pork roast in the crock pot with chicken broth, salt, and pepper.  Cover and cook on low 8 hours.  I don't recommend cooking on high.  When it is done cooking, remove the roast and shred with 2 forks and stir in enough bbq sauce to coat all the meat.  You can also moisten the meat with a little of the cooking juices, I usually use about 1/2 cup.

Warm your flatbread a little then top with bbq pork, coleslaw, lettuce, tomato and onion.  Serve immediately.

Leftover meat can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 6 days.

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    Comments

  • Danielle Green


    I need to make this asap. Loving the flavor combo with the fresh coleslaw!

    • Julie Evink


      Coleslaw + Pulled Pork is heaven in my book!

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