We are showing you the best thing to do with your BBQ leftovers with these leftover pulled pork recipes. Covering everything from tacos to nachos, sandwiches to sliders, and chili to casseroles, there is plenty of leftover pulled pork ideas to choose from to help you use up every tasty bite of your delicious shredded pulled pork.
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Shredded pulled pork shoulder is a delicious meal that takes hours to prepare... but is always worth it. However, when you are cooking 4-6 or 8+lbs of meat, odds are you are going to end up with some leftover pulled pork and find yourself in need of some ideas and recipes using pulled pork.
In order to have leftover pulled pork to use with these recipes, you are going to have to make yourself a delicious BBQ pulled pork dinner. Whether you prefer shredded pork butt or shoulder (or perhaps you already know they are one and the same), or prefer using pork loin instead, we have the 21 best pulled pork recipes you will find online anywhere, all in one easy place!
And if you are going to go through all that work to make a delicious and healthy pulled pork dinner, then be sure to check out the 32 best pulled pork sides to pull everything together perfectly.
Today we have just the post for you! With traditional leftover pulled pork ides including sandwiches and sliders, adventurous options such as nachos, tacos, and enchiladas, and even some surprising varieties of soups and even a pulled pork salad, you will be to enjoy every last bite of remaining pork with these 21 different leftover pulled pork recipes.
Leftover Pulled Pork Ideas
Pulled Pork Sliders on Hawaiian Rolls
Turn your leftover pulled pork into quick and easy sliders or Kahlua (Hawaiian) sliders with this super simple pulled pork crock pot recipe.
Slow cooker pulled pork with root beer cooks on low for 8 hours to tenderize the pork allowing you to make a delicious pulled pork dinner with ease. Refrigerate leftovers and turn them into sliders quickly with some rolls and coleslaw.
It's a winner, winner, BBQ slider dinner.
Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps
Our easy pulled pork lettuce wraps are mouthwatering and full of tender pulled pork. Low carb and packed with flavor our pulled pork is served on butter lettuce and topped with a keto-friendly BBQ sauce and coleslaw.
Slow Cooker Mexican Pulled Pork Tacos
With a crunchy cilantro-lime coleslaw and a fresh creamy avocado crema, these slow cooker Mexican Pulled Pork Tacos are the perfect way to utilize leftover pulled pork!
Start with cooked pulled pork, either leftover or fresh, and warm corn tortillas (or heat them over a skillet). Add the pulled pork, the cilantro-lime coleslaw with jalapeno, and top with avocado-lime creama for a fresh twist on your leftover pulled pork.
Pulled Pork Nachos
Whether you are looking for an appetizer or an entree, pulled pork nachos should be on your shortlist!
Ready in less than 30-minutes, this leftover pulled pork recipe combines tortilla chips, pulled pork, shredded cheese, BBQ sauce, and jalapeno with a homemade white sauce containing mayo, sour cream, onion, and garlic to make a deliciously easy leftover dinner or snack that is sure to please your family any night of the week.
Pulled Pork Sandwich Casserole
This pulled pork sandwich casserole pulls together all of the elements of a classic pulled pork dinner and serves them up casserole style so you can enjoy the whole meal in each and every bite.
Starting with a base of piping-hot, fresh homemade cornbread, layer on leftover pulled pork and a fresh batch of creamy coleslaw to make an open-faced sandwich-style casserole that has all the elements of a pulled pork BBQ dinner.
Slow Cooker Cuban Sandwich
You can make these slow cooker Cuban sandwiches either with leftover pulled pork, or make a fresh batch of Cuban Mojo pulled pork - either way, these pulled pork sandwiches are going to be amazing.
Start with cooked pulled pork and a hearty Cuban roll. and add in Swiss cheese, honey ham, pickles, mustard, and, of course, some delicious leftover pulled pork. Then, baste the bread with garlic-seasoned butter and cook it in a panini press until golden.
Serve for lunch or dinner, this pulled pork sandwich will be loved by your whole family.
BBQ Pulled Pork Enchiladas with Sour Cream Cheese Sauce
BBQ pulled pork enchiladas are a great way to use up leftover pulled pork in a deliciously different way.
Warm tortillas are filled with pulled pork, corn, and jalapeno, and then topped with a sour cream sauce before being baked until warm and bubbly making for a delicious leftover pulled pork enchilada perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Pulled Pork King Ranch Casserole
With a little bit of everything icluded, this pulled pork King Ranch casserole is bringing you all the wonderful flavors of Tex-Mex!
Made with Pulled pork, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, Cheez Whiz, Rotel tomatoes, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, tortilla chips, and
shredded cheese, this dinner casserole bakes up in 35-45 minutes and is the tasty way to enjoy your leftover pulled pork.
Pulled Pork Chili great recipe to use leftover pulled pork!
This pulled pork chili is the best way to use up leftover pulled pork and it's ready in just 30-minutes!
Pulled pork, diced tomatoes, and chili beans, all combine in a beef broth seasoned with chili powder, cumin, and a sweet and smokey rub helping you make a quick and easy dinner recipe that utilizes leftover pulled pork but tastes like a brand new dish.
Pulled Pork Cornbread Casserole
This pulled pork cornbread casserole is a great recipe for leftover pulled pork!
Start with a fresh-baked batch of cornbread and top it with pulled pork and cheddar cheese. Bake until melty and the whole dinner casserole is ready in under an hour!
Piping and delicious, if you've never tried pulled pork cornbread casserole, you don't know what you are missing.
Pulled Pork Quesadilla
Turn your leftover pulled pork into a portable delight with this pulled pork quesadilla recipe.
Stuffed with leftover pulled pork, black beans, green chilis, and cheddar cheese, pulled pork quesadillas need just a few minutes of both prep and cook time making them the best way to turn your leftover pulled pork into a delicious lunch or dinner in just 15 minutes.
Pulled pork taquitos dipped in Chipotle Ranch Dressing!
Pulled pork taquitos with chipotle ranch dressing is the savory and spicy way to reuse your leftover pulled pork.
Flour tortillas are stuffed with BBQ pulled pork, cream cheese, and cheddar cheese then baked for 15-20 minutes. When the pulled pork taquitos finish cooking, serve with a chipotle ranch dressing made by adding chili powder and lime juice to your favorite ranch.
Serve a quick and easy dinner any night of the week.
Best Tater Tot Pulled Pork Casserole Recipe
Superbly kid-friendly, this tater tot pulled pork casserole recipe is here to remind everyone that family dinners can be fun and tasty at the same time.
Made with leftover shredded pulled pork, tater tots, Monterrey Jack cheese, and baked beans, stater tot pulled pork casserole is a super easy one-pan dinner that is ready in just 40-minutes and makes both cooking and clean up a breeze!
Pulled Pork Enchilada Skillet
Ready in under 20-minutes, this enchilada skillet made with leftover pulled pork is a great way to make a quick and easy dinner for your whole family.
Cutup corn tortillas, leftover BBQ pulled pork, diced tomatoes, red enchilada sauce, and grated cheddar cheese all combine to make an easy low-prep meal that goes from fridge to table in just 17 minutes thanks to the pulled pork enchilada skillet.
Pulled Pork Taco Soup
Dinner won't get much easier than this pulled pork taco soup made with leftover pulled pork!
In a large pot, combine pulled pork, corn, salsa, chilies, black beans, taco seasoning, dry ranch mix, and beef broth. Simmer for 35-40 minutes and serve topped with sour cream, cheddar cheese, and cilantro.
See? A leftover pulled pork recipe that is dump-and-go, and perfect for busy weeknights!
Pork Chili Verde
A delicious pork chili verde made with leftover pulled pork that is ready in about an hour.
Leftover pulled pork, salsa verde, onion, and white beans all combine in chicken stock seasoned with cumin and chili powder that is simmered for one hour to allow all the flavor to marry in a delicious green chili recipe. Serve topped with green onions and cilantro.
Pulled Pork Salad
Best made with warmed pork, the pulled pork salad is a great way to utilize leftover pulled pork, especially in the summer.
To a bed of delicious greens, corn, avocado, and green pepper, add warmed pulled pork and top with BBQ or Ranch, or even a mixture of both, and serve this quick and easy lunch or dinner recipe with a lime wedge.
Pulled Pork Dip
Move over Buffalo chicken because it's time to make room for pulled pork dip!
Start by combining leftover pulled pork, cream cheese, sour cream, cheddar cheese, and BBQ sauce, and then add the mixture to an oven-safe dish. Top with mozzarella cheese and jalapenos then bake until warm and bubbly. Serve as an appetizer or a quick dinner with tortilla chips, crackers, sliced baguette, pita chips or veggies.
Loaded BBQ Sweet Potato Skins
Loaded BBQ sweet potato skins are the best way to enjoy your leftover pulled pork as an appetizer in just 40 minutes.
Fresh sweet potatoes quickly become sweet potato skins that are loaded with the mashed and seasoned insides. Topped with leftover pulled pork, sour cream, and green onion, your time and effort in the kitchen will be highly rewarded with an appetizer that eats like a meal.
Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls
No tortillas are needed for these delicious pulled pork burrito bowls that are ready in just 30 minutes.
To assemble your burrito bowls, add rice, greens, and pulled pork to a bowl, then top with black beans, corn, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, avocado, sour cream, and any other burrito topping you love.
Serve for a quick and easy no-cook dinner, if you have precooked rice, and enjoy!
Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese
Pulled pork mac and cheese combines two classic BBQ dishes into one delectable casserole-style dish that is perfect for a quick and easy dinner recipe.
A simple dish to prepare, skip the blue box and head straight for the elbow macaroni and a homemade cheese sauce. Top your prepared homemade macaroni with leftover pulled pork and bake, topping with additional BBQ sauce if you'd like to make a delicious dinner that your whole family will love.
Rich and Tender Pork Ragu
If this rich and tender pork ragu has you thinking about red pasta sauce, you are in for a treat!
You can make pork ragu using leftover pulled pork, pasta sauce, and your favorite noodle, or you can head on over and see just how delicious it can be when you start your pulled pork with pork ragu in mind. Cooking the pork in red wine and tomato puree along with bell peppers and onions prepared the meat for the plate of pasta and parmesan that await it.
Making this with leftover pulled pork, you can be serving dinner in under 20-minutes, but to start from scratch you will need several hours, so do plan ahead or save this one for the weekend.
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More Pulled Pork Recipes
( 21 BEST Leftover Pulled Pork Recipes (BBQ Sandwiches + More!)
Use up that leftover pulled pork to make sandwiches, tacos, nachos, soup, chili, and more! Get our sandwich recipe below and be sure to check out all recipes for leftover pulled pork in the full blog post.
- 3-4 lb boneless pork shoulder roast (or butt)
- ½ cup+ BBQ sauce
- 2 tablespoons pork dry rub
- 6 buns or 12 rolls
- Coat the pork with 1-2 tablespoon of the pork dry rub and put the pork roast into the crockpot. Spread the BBQ sauce over the top of the pork roast.
- Cover and cook the pork shoulder roast in the crockpot on low for 8 hours. It should be falling apart and easy to shred.
- Put the pork into a large bowl and add as much liquid from the pot as you prefer to mix with the meat. Shred the pork with two forks or meat claws.
- Serve the pork sandwiches on buns or rolls, top with coleslaw, and more sauce if desired. Enjoy!
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