All that juicy unused pulled pork can be turned into another delicious recipe. Try any of these delicious leftover pulled pork recipes for a comforting grilling experience while also avoiding food waste!
It’s worth making a large batch of pulled pork since it takes a while to cook and reheats well. You can store the leftovers in the fridge or freezer and use them at a later time.
The variety of recipes using pulled pork leftovers is impressive. From sandwiches and casseroles, to pizza, pies, dips, and stews, there are plenty of options to use them.
These pulled pork leftover recipes make the perfect excuse to repurpose all that extra meat and make it shine in a new and exciting dish!
Quesadilla is one tasty Mexican food that comes in many versions.
They still have some things in common: they’re budget-friendly, easy to scale up when you need to feed a crowd, and excellent for using up your pulled pork leftovers.
Since this dish is so versatile, there’s always the option to switch some ingredients.
A warm bowl of chili is a lip-smacking dinner perfect for the cold weather!
The crockpot will do most of the work. If you’re using pulled pork leftovers, add them towards the end of the cooking process. Use an aluminum pan like we did for the Grilled Beer Brat Chili and cook it entirely on the grill.
That cheesy cornbread crust really sets this casserole apart!
Even for other casserole recipes, the cornbread crust would make an excellent addition.
No pulled pork leftovers? You can still make this yummy casserole using BBQ beef, Pulled Smoked Shredded Chicken, or store-bought rotisserie chicken.
When you need dinner on the table fast, these pulled pork nachos can save the day.
The pulled pork used in this recipe was prepared using the Instant Pot, but it’s even better if you already have some leftovers from the smoker.
You just need to assemble your nachos in a sheet pan using all your favorite toppings and let it bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
Pulled pork flautas are such an easy lunch or dinner idea you can make with pulled pork leftovers.
In case you’re wondering, flauta is a fried flour tortilla rolled into the shape of a tube and filled with meat. If you use corn tortillas instead, it would be called a taquito. Easily cooked in the Air Fryer as we did with our Taquitos.
Cream cheese, cheddar, and smoky pulled pork turn into a heavenly dip.
This comes together in minutes, so it makes a wonderful appetizer. It’s so good you really shouldn’t wait for game day to try it.
If you are following a low-carb diet, or occasionally enjoying low-carb recipes, this is the one to try with your pulled pork leftovers.
Baked avocado boats, stuffed with pulled pork, and generous amounts of BBQ sauce and ranch dressing will receive enthusiasm even from picky eaters.
Everyone loves pulled pork sliders! Getting fancy in the kitchen can be exciting, but sometimes a simple and comforting meal like these sliders is what we all need.
Drench your pulled pork in BBQ sauce, add it to the bun, top it with creamy coleslaw and dinner is ready!
Pizza is another exciting way to use pulled pork leftovers.
Whether you’ve prepared some homemade dough, or you’re using the store-bought kind, it will still be an amazing homemade pizza.
Also, pizza lets you get creative when it comes to toppings. Just don’t be stingy with the cheese, that one is not optional!
These twice-baked potatoes look mouthwatering and you can serve them on their own or accompanied by a green salad.
You can even meal prep this recipe and bake the potatoes one day ahead.
Taco night, here we come! In all honesty, you don’t need any excuses to make these pulled pork street tacos.
This recipe has a few ingredients: pulled pork, tortillas, pickled red onion, avocado, goat cheese, and cilantro.
Feel free to use whatever combination you want, but give this one a try as well. It’s delicious!
Traditionally, shepherd’s pie is made with ground lamb meat. Don’t worry, you won’t be breaking any laws if you replace it with your leftover pulled pork.
Layered with sauteed veggies and creamy mashed potatoes, this twist on the classic shepherd’s pie is just as scrumptious.
I’m sure you’ll get raving reviews for this one!
Pulled pork is associated with calorie-rich meals most of the time. Exceptions exist, though.
When you feel like having a healthy dinner, try these pulled pork bowls loaded with grilled sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, and a light Greek yogurt dressing.
The combination of flavors and textures is to die for!
All that leftover shredded meat can be used in a keto-friendly breakfast hash recipe you can make in a pinch.
Of course, being a low-carb dish, potatoes are not included. If you don’t mind the extra carbs, you can definitely add some.
If you use small mushroom caps, you can turn this tasty recipe into a fun appetizer!
Stuffing mushrooms with pulled pork is a brilliant idea. And let’s not forget about other veggies that work well for this: bell peppers, eggplants, zucchini, and the list goes on.
For those evenings when your family is craving Chinese takeout, put those pulled pork leftovers to good use and make your own!
In fact, this fried rice recipe is ideal for leftover meat. You’ll be adding the pork in the last moments of the cooking process.
17. Pulled Pork Soup
This soup is called Pozole pork hominy stew, and it’s a Mexican soup you need to try next time you want to use up your leftover pulled pork.
It’s a good idea to tweak this recipe to your family’s liking.
There are other versions of the Pozole soup available online that can help you create the perfect variation for you!
Being made with large cuts of meat, pulled pork is the perfect meal prep food. It keeps well in the fridge or freezer and can be used for an impressive variety of recipes!
Regardless of the storage method you choose, reheating pulled pork is easy. As long as you do it properly, the meat will be just as good as when it was freshly cooked.
The recipes above show how versatile pulled pork can be. Having some pulled pork leftovers can be amazing when you need to make a quick meal.
If you’re like me, try some of these delicious side dishes that go well with pulled pork.
Switching between different sides will make it impossible to get bored with it!