Leftover Pulled Pork Meals
Pulled pork makes for some great leftover dishes!
Ideas for serving pulled pork as a leftover dish.
Leftover pulled pork is incredibly versatile and can create various
delicious meals. Here are some creative and tasty ideas for using up
your leftover pulled pork:
- Pulled Pork Hash: Pulled pork and diced
potatoes is a quick, easy one-skillet breakfast. Top the hash
with steamed eggs by adding 1/4 cup of water to the hot pan, and
close the lid tightly for the last 5 minutes of cook.
- Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese: A
harmonious fusion of succulent pulled pork and
velvety macaroni smothered in a decadent cheese symphony.
- Pulled Pork Tacos: Stuff warmed pulled pork
into soft tortillas and top with shredded cheese, chopped onions,
cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice. Add sliced avocado, salsa,
or your favorite taco toppings for extra flavor.
- Pulled Pork Nachos: Create a flavorful nacho
platter by layering tortilla chips with pulled pork, melted cheese,
black beans, jalapenos, and other toppings you desire. Bake until
the cheese is bubbly, and serve with guacamole and sour cream.
- Pulled Pork Quesadillas: Make scrumptious quesadillas
by sandwiching pulled pork and cheese between two flour tortillas.
Cook them on a skillet until the cheese melts and the tortillas
turn golden and crispy.
- Pulled Pork Pizza: Use pulled pork as a pizza
topping along with your favorite barbecue sauce, cheese, and additional
toppings like red onions, bell peppers, or pineapple. Bake until
the crust is crispy and the cheese is melted.
- Pulled Pork Sandwiches (Again!): Reinvent your
pulled pork by creating different types of sandwiches. Add different
sauces, pickles, coleslaw, or even melting cheese on top for a delightful
- Pulled Pork Shepherd's Pie: Layer pulled pork
at the bottom of a casserole dish and top it with mashed potatoes.
Bake until the mashed potatoes get a golden crust. Add vegetables
like peas, carrots, and corn to the pulled pork for extra texture
- Pulled Pork Tamales: Use pulled pork as a delicious
filling for homemade tamales. Wrap the filling in corn husks, steam
them until cooked, and serve with salsa or guacamole.
- Pulled Pork Eggs Benedict: Pile warmed pulled
pork on English muffins, top with poached eggs, and drizzle with
hollandaise sauce for a unique and indulgent breakfast or brunch
- Pulled Pork Fried Rice: Incorporate pork into
a flavorful fried dish by stir-frying it with cooked rice, vegetables,
and scrambled eggs. Season with soy sauce and other Asian-inspired
seasonings for a delightful twist.
- Pulled Pork Loaded Baked Potatoes: Top baked
potatoes with reheated pulled pork, cheese, sour cream, chives,
and any other desired toppings for a hearty and satisfying meal.
These are just a few ideas, but the possibilities for using
leftover pulled pork are endless. Get creative, experiment with
different flavors, and enjoy transforming your leftovers into
delicious new dishes!
Don't sauce pulled pork before serving.
Serve the pork with just the rub and it's pure smoky goodness. Let
your guests apply the BBQ sauce of their choice (if they so desire).
I usually have three different BBQ
styles for them to choose from, a sweet, a spicy and a Carolina
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