Whether piled into a juicy sandwich or served with corn bread, our recipes for pulled pork are perfect for easy weeknight meals or potlucks. Carolina-style pulled pork and pulled pork with strawberry barbecue sauce are among our personal favorites.See Popular Pulled Pork Recipes
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Pulled pork ought to have the same patriotic status as apple pie--it's that popular and a delicious way to prepare meat that's especially great for summertime meals. Cook it any way you like--and we've got plenty of suggestions here--and turn pulled pork into a terrific sandwich, a main dish, or use it to fill quesadillas or tacos. Easy as pie.
Yes, you can make tamales at home...and this version combines an unusual mix of ingredients, like chipotle, lime, raisins and peanuts, to make an absolutely mouthwatering dish.
These flavor-packed bundles feature Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells baked until golden and filled with prepared pulled pork and a touch of creamy coleslaw.
Summer is made for dinners like this. Slow roast the meat for these Pulled Pork Sliders, then top with coleslaw and pair with a cool glass of lemonade.
Looking to feed a hungry crowd? These irresistible sandwiches feature slowly braised pork in a sweet and spicy sauce...plus, everyone can serve themselves, so it's easy on you.
If there were ever going to be an iconic dish of the South, pulled pork would be a contender. Before the Civil War era, Southerners ate almost five times more pork than beef, which makes sense because pigs were plentiful and relatively easy to care for. In fact, some pigs would be let loose in the forest to thrive on their own, then hunted when necessary. When these pigs were caught and cooked, it became a community celebration, and friends, family, and neighbors would all share in the feast together.
Assemble-your-own tacos suit everyone at the party. Start off with slow cooker pork and a variety of vegetables, and finish up with a topping of sour cream for a fast and easy meal.
Sandwiches are a classic choice for a tailgate, but Ken Oringer likes to go beyond plain ham-and-cheese. For these cubanos he roasts and shreds pork butt, then he layers the succulent meat on rolls along with homemade tomato jam, grilled onions, pickles, and Gruyere. He cooks the sandwiches on a portable grill until they are crispy and warm.
Here's an interesting twist on a pulled pork sandwich that is easy to make and features pork-filled tortillas and Tex-Mex toppings like Cheddar cheese, guacamole, and olives.
Pork shoulder gets wonderfully tender in this slow cooker recipe. It cooks with navy beans in a rich sauce made with molasses, brown sugar, bacon, and apple cider.
These fabulous sandwiches feature pork shoulder that is slow cooked in a scrumptious, sweet and tangy sauce to be served on sandwich buns.
These mini cocktail sandwiches are served overstuffed with tender pulled pork simmered in smoky barbecue sauce. Each is topped with a dollop of creamy coleslaw seasoned with a tangy-sweet Caroline-style honey mustard barbecue sauce. Arrange on a large platter for entertaining.
Add store-bought pulled chicken or pork to creamy macaroni and cheese for a quick protein (and flavor) boost.
Pork shoulder becomes fork tender after roasting with a balsamic vinegar-based barbecue sauce in a slow cooker for a few hours. Serve on slider buns with a scoop of coleslaw for a small sandwich that tastes like a summer cookout.
Try a grilled pork sandwich served with a tomato-based barbecue sauce. If you're expecting a crowd, just double the recipe and cook the meat on two grills.
When you're looking for a new main dish pork recipe, try this twist on an old-fashioned pork barbecue sandwich that uses a fruity barbecue sauce.