What to Serve with Pulled Pork

If you are trying to figure out what goes well with homemade pulled pork or pulled pork sandwiches for dinner, this list is exactly what you are looking for. Pulled pork is a simple hearty meal that is sauced and can be spicy, sweet, smoky, or all of those flavor combinations.  The tender pulled pork meat pairs well with all sorts of side dishes.  All of these suggested sides work great for all your meal ideas, including parties, potlucks, backyard barbecues, or any pulled pork dinner plan.

The best sides to serve with pulled pork are all right here. Many fellow food bloggers have shared some of their quick and easy side dish recipes to eat with just pulled pork or pulled pork on a bun. If you want a salad, baked goods, vegetables, or pasta, we have you covered with so many choices on what to enjoy with your shredded barbecue pork. Whether you make the pulled pork in your CrockPot, smoker, dutch oven, or on the grill low and slow – all these sides pair well with your meal.

 

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What to Serve with Pulled Pork

This is a tasty list of what sides to eat with your bbq pulled pork plate or pulled pork sandwiches.  Many of these side dishes are also great to serve with Boston butt roasts, pork tacos, wraps, pork quesadillas, and barbecue pulled pork sliders. In reality, all of these sides can be made to eat with any slow-smoked meats like pulled chicken, tri-tip, or baby-back ribs. There is a variety of side dish options that include low-carb, vegan, gluten-free, healthy, and dairy-free.

To help you decide what to serve with bbq pulled pork, I have broken down the list into some subcategories. So based on your mood, preference, or diet, there is something for everyone.  There are healthy salads, slaws, mayo-based salads, vegetables, potatoes, and unique sides.  This list includes the best of what to make and serve with pulled pork:

  • Potato or Macaroni Side Dishes
  • Delicious Slaw & Cabbage Side Dishes
  • Other Great Side Dishes

 

Side Dishes by The Short Order Cook

 

Homemade Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Onion rings are a classic fried treat that is so easy to make homemade. This beer-battered recipe for onion rings is the perfect side dish, snack, or appetizer.
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Homemade Beer-Battered Onion Rings

 

Homemade Pickles with Leftover Pickle Juice
Homemade pickles are so easy to make when you reuse pickle juice for this recipe. In 24 hours quick refrigerator pickles are crisp and ready.  
Check out this recipe
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Slow Cooker Apple Sauce
This slow cooker apple sauce is so easy and delicious. Fresh apples make a healthy homemade recipe. Make it chunky, smooth, sweet, or tart.  
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French Potato Salad
Tender potatoes in a Champagne dijon vinaigrette with fresh herbs is bright, tangy, and crowd-pleasing.
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French Potato Salad

 

Amazing Roasted Green Beans with Everything But the Bagel Sesame Seasoning
These delicious but easy green beans will be a family favorite. The nutty sesame seasoning that includes garlic and onion adds so much flavor.
Check out this recipe
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Macaroni and Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Bacon
Creamy macaroni and cheese with caramelized onions are made even more amazing with crispy bacon. The best homemade recipe for elevated mac and cheese that adults and kids will love.
Check out this recipe
Macaroni and Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Bacon in a casserole dish

 

Green Chile Sweet Corn Casserole
This silky smooth corn pudding casserole satisfies the summer craving for sweet corn on the cob.  This cheesy green chili casserole is an easy savory recipe that is a new version of the southern classic corn pudding that my grandma used to make. 
Check out this recipe
Green Chile Sweet Corn Casserole

 

 

Potato or Macaroni Side Dishes

Air-Fryer Potato Wedges
Simple, crispy seasoned potato wedges with plenty of parmesan cook up in under 15 minutes and are the perfect side or snack any time, any season! These Air Fryer Potato Wedges are made for more than just burgers!
Check out this recipe
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Amish Potato Salad
Amish Potato Salad with a tangy dressing made of mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, sugar, and smoked paprika.
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Pepper Jack Mac & Cheese
Pepper Jack Mac is creamy, zippy, and filled with ooey-gooey delicious mac and cheese.
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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese
When it comes to flavor, the combination of butternut squash, three kinds of cheeses, and pasta create classic comfort food and a wonderful taste! Creamy, cheesy goodness abounds in this dish.
Check out this recipe
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Classic American Macaroni Salad (Vegan & Gluten-Free!)
The best Classic American Macaroni Salad now with a perfectly gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free recipe! Summer isn't complete without this traditional BBQ and grilling cookout essential pasta side dish!
Check out this recipe
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Delicious Slaw & Cabbage Side Dishes

 

Creamy Apple Jicama Slaw
This refreshing apple and jicama slaw makes a crisp and creamy side for sandwiches, tacos and wraps. The tart sweetness of green apple pairs especially well with pork
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BBQ Braised Cabbage with Bacon
This side dish is bursting with flavor and is a gorgeous color. It is an amazing side dish for pulled pork that everyone will love.
Check out this recipe
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Creamy Vegan Coleslaw
This Vegan Coleslaw is a lightened-up version of the classic we all love. It's mayo-free, yet it's still so rich, creamy, and tangy. It'll be a hit at your next barbeque, picnic, or potluck!
Check out this recipe
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Easy Healthy Quinoa Cabbage Salad
This hearty quinoa salad is so easy to make and a wonderful side dish for any BBQ. The homemade dressing and crunchy carrots and sunflower seeds make this a must-have side for your next pulled pork meal.
Check out this recipe
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Other Great Side Dishes

 

Chipotle Baked Beans
These Chipotle Baked Beans are the ultimate side dish packed with flavor! Wow, a must-try!
Check out this recipe
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Moroccan Sweet Potato Salad
This roasted sweet potato salad is nourishing and refreshing, with a dressing full of Moroccan spices and flavor.
Check out this recipe
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Charred Corn Couscous Salad with Feta
Charred corn couscous salad makes a tasty light meal or side dish! I used whole wheat couscous to increase fiber; however, quinoa, rice, or any other favorite grain will work too for a gluten-free option.
Check out this recipe
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Simple Summer Panzanella
This essential Italian Summer side dish is filled with pieces of tasty sourdough bread, juicy Summer tomatoes, and, of course, some mozzarella cheese balls. It makes the perfect side dish for Labor Day, a Summer BBQ, or family get-together.
Check out this recipe
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What To Serve with Pulled Pork

Angela
If you are trying to figure out what goes well with pulled pork or pulled pork sandwiches, this list is exactly what you are looking for. If you want slaw, macaroni, potatoes, beans, or vegetables this list has you covered.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 0 mins
Course Side Dish

Ingredients
  

TRY ANY LISTED ABOVE

  • VARIETY OF SIDE DISH OPTIONS
  • Side Dishes by The Short Order Cook
  • Potato or Macaroni Side Dishes
  • Delicious Slaw & Cabbage Side Dishes
  • Other Great Side Dishes

Instructions
 

  • Make your favorite pulled pork or pulled pork sandwich recipe.
  • Choose one or more wonderful sides from the lists above.
  • Enjoy!

 

 


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