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Salsa Verde Pork Sliders

Slow-roasted and tender pork becomes the star filling of these Cuban-inspired sliders. It doesn’t require a lot of work but make sure you plan ahead of time. Serve on slider buns, with a salsa verde dipping sauce for a deeply satisfying treat.

Serves 24
Ready in 455 mins
Prep time 20 mins
Cooking time 435 mins
275 calories per serving


> 3 lb boneless pork roast
> 1 tsp ground cumin
> 1 tsp dried oregano
> 1 tsp garlic powder
> 1/2 tsp pepper
> 1 lime
> 1 cup salsa verde (green chile sauce)
> 24 mini cuban rolls (or similar rolls or bread), lightly grilled toasted, and split
> Fresh cilantro sprigs (optional)


Sprinkle pork with cumin, oregano, garlic powder and pepper. Place in a slow cooker.
Grate lime peel for 1 teaspoon zest; squeeze lime for juice. Add the zest, juice and 1/4 cup water to slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low heat for 7–9 hours or until pork is fork-tender. Let cool in cooking liquid.
Transfer pork to a cutting board; reserve cooking liquid. Shred pork with 2 forks, and place in a large saucepan. Add salsa verde and 1 cup cooking liquid. Cook over medium heat until heated through.
Place shredded pork on rolls, top with cilantro (if desired), and serve.

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