11 Creative Ways To Use Up Leftover Pulled Pork

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A big batch of pulled pork is a delicious and versatile way to feed a crowd. But when you’re left with extra, you may feel a bit stumped on what to do with it. Dig into these eleven recipes to turn those smoky, juicy goodness into something just as delicious (or even better).

1. Pineapple Pulled Pork

An overhead view of two white bowls filled with slow cooker pineapple pulled pork.
Photo Credit: Pass Me Some Tasty.

If you’re a fan of sweet and savory, then you’ll love having this Pineapple Pulled Pork served with cauliflower rice and guacamole. It’s so refreshingly delicious that you’ll be making pulled pork all the time.

2. Pulled Pork Sandwich

A single pulled pork sandwich sits on a square, white plate on a white background.
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A pulled pork sandwich is one of the best recipes you can make with leftover pulled pork. Create the best sandwich of your life with pulled pork and cilantro slaw.

3. Tacos

A cutting board with three pulled pork taos and some lime slices on it.
Photo Credit: Seasonal Cravings.

Pulled pork tacos are one of the best recipes for leftover pulled pork. They are easy to assemble, and because the meat is already cooked, dinner will be on the table in minutes.

4. Pork Tostadas

A closeup of a pulled pork tostada on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Dishes Delish.

Have leftover pulled pork but don’t want another sandwich? Try these pork tostadas instead.

5. Chili

An overhead view of pulled pork chili in a black slow cooker crock.
Photo Credit: The Salty Marshmallow.

Pulled Pork Chili is a perfect and easy weeknight dinner. Reuse your leftover pulled pork to make a hearty bowl of chili, or make a big pot that you can reheat for the next few days for both dinners and lunches.

6. Pulled Pork Breakfast Burrito

A pulled pork breakfast burrito, cut in half and place on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Golden Truffle

Nothing beats pulled pork in a breakfast burrito. The flavors are magical. Add all your favorite burrito fillings and dig into morning deliciousness.

7. Nachos

A sheet pan covered with BBQ pulled pork nachos.
Photo Credit: Running To The Kitchen.

Swap out shredded chicken or ground beef with your leftover pulled pork to make the yummiest pulled pork nachos. Don’t forget the toppings, such as melted cheese, beans, and pico de gallo.

8. Pizza

An overhead view of a cut, pulled pork pizza on a cutting board.
Photo Credit: Sugar And Snap Peas

If you have pre-made pizza dough and leftover pulled pork, you have everything you need for an easy dinner. Add your favorite pizza sauce and cheese, and this BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza will be ready in the time it takes to melt the cheese.

9. Quesadillas

A cut, pulled pork quesadilla lays on parchment next to a small white bowl of dipping sauce.
Photo Credit: From Michigan To The Table.

Whether you want a filling snack or a delicious, meaty dinner, you can’t go wrong by making quesadillas using leftover pulled pork. Try making these pulled pork quesadillas on a griddle for delicious results.

10. Mac and Cheese

A white plate with a serving of pulled pork mac and cheese. A slice of cornbread lays next to it with a pat of melting butter on top.
Photo Credit: Butter Your Biscuit.

Mac and cheese is traditionally served as a side dish for BBQ dishes, which is why this flavor combination makes perfect sense. Pulled Pork Mac And Cheese is a comforting and delicious way to end a chilly evening.

11. Loaded Baked Potatoes

A pulled pork loaded baked potato on a white plate with coleslaw and a small metal cup of sauce.
Photo Credit: Butter Your Biscuit.

Loaded baked potatoes are arguably the ultimate comfort food. But you can elevate your traditional baked potato with a loaded version using leftover pulled pork. Make sure to toss in green onions, melted cheddar cheese, and sour cream, too.

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A dutch oven with a cooked whole chicken topped with rosemary twigs.
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A skillet filled with ground turkey, chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado and garnished with fresh parsley.
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An overhead view of a small canning jar filled with overnight oats with raisins.
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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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