Best Accompaniments for Pulled Pork Sandwiches

It’s tough to beat the satisfaction of biting into a mouthwatering pulled pork sandwich. But what makes it even better is finding the perfect side dish to complement its flavors. We’ve rounded up a list of delectable options for you to consider. From classic favorites to creative twists, we’ve got you covered. Say goodbye to the question, “What should I serve with pulled pork sandwiches?” Let’s dive in!

The Cream of the Crop

1. Creamy Macaroni Salad

Let’s kick off our list with one of our all-time favorites: Macaroni salad! This version boasts extra creaminess and tanginess. Whip up a large batch, and savor the leftovers for days. Get the Recipe

2. Classic Coleslaw

Coleslaw recipes are a dime a dozen, but this one takes the cake! A quick chop and mix is all it takes to create this iconic side dish. Creamy and crunchy, it pairs perfectly with summertime favorites. Get the Recipe

3. Vibrant Rainbow Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a crowd-pleaser at any gathering, but why not make it even more delightful by incorporating a variety of colors? This quick and easy dish is bursting with vibrant flavors and pairs wonderfully with pulled pork sandwiches. Get the Recipe

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Crispy Delights

4. Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Our irresistible sweet potato fries are baked, not fried, resulting in less grease and mess. If you’re in the mood for a finger-food side, give these fries a try! Get the Recipe

5. Easy Baked Steak Fries

Looking for a side dish that goes with just about anything? Look no further than these easy-to-make steak fries. These perfectly seasoned potato wedges are baked to crispy perfection, saving you from the hassle of oil and mess. Get the Recipe

Southern Comfort

6. Effortless Corn Casserole

This 5-ingredient corn casserole is the epitome of a southern-style side dish. With minimal effort required, simply mix up the ingredients and pop it in the oven. The sweet corn flavors harmonize beautifully with pulled pork sandwiches. Get the Recipe

7. Cucumber Avocado Tomato Salad with Pesto

Spring and summer call for colorful, refreshing salads. Our Cucumber Avocado Tomato Salad is taken up a notch with a delicious basil pesto dressing. This flavorful salad is sure to become one of your favorites! Get the Recipe

Comforting Classics

8. Creamy Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Creamy, buttery, and fluffy mash is a classic comfort food. This time, give it a slight twist of flavor with creamy goat cheese. Prepare yourself for a yum level that’s out of this world! Get the Recipe

9. Mexican Street Corn Salad

If you’re a fan of elote, you’ll adore this Mexican Street Corn Salad, also known as Elote Salad. Bursting with flavors, it’s the perfect accompaniment to pulled pork sandwiches. Get the Recipe

Fresh and Crispy

10. Classic Caesar Salad

Caesar salad is renowned for its simplicity and fantastic taste. All you need is lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese, and an incredible dressing. Enjoy the satisfying crunch and refreshing bite it brings to your meal. Get the Recipe

11. Lazy Sweet Potato Mash

Sometimes, it’s okay to take the lazy route. This incredibly easy recipe involves simply cooking sweet potatoes in the microwave and then mashing them up. Lazy can indeed be delicious! Get the Recipe

Flavorful Surprises

12. Watermelon Salad with Feta and Pistachios

This stunning watermelon ball salad is a guaranteed hit. Enhanced by the flavors of feta cheese, pistachios, and a zesty lemon honey vinaigrette, this cool and refreshing salad offers a satisfying contrast to the savory goodness of pulled pork. Get the Recipe

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13. Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes aren’t just a movie; they’re a famous Southern delicacy. This recipe will guide you on making them perfectly crispy every time. Indulge in the delightful crunch that perfectly complements your pulled pork sandwich. Get the Recipe

Delicious Indulgences

14. Savory Squash Casserole

This squash casserole is a beloved southern side dish that pairs exceptionally well with pulled pork sandwiches. Its mild, sweet squash flavors mingle effortlessly with a creamy, cheesy sauce and a buttery cracker topping. Brace yourself for seconds and thirds! Get the Recipe

15. Flavor-Packed Dirty Rice

Dirty Rice is a famous dish in Creole and Cajun cuisines, boasting white rice with a “dirty” color imparted by meat bits and a burst of seasonings. Packed with delicious flavors, this dish is sure to leave your taste buds dancing. Get the Recipe

Delicate Elegance

16. Green Bean Almondine

Take your humble green beans to a whole new level of elegance with this dish. French-style green beans are tossed with brown butter, toasty almonds, shallots, garlic, and a squeeze of lemon to brighten the flavors. Prepare to be delighted! Get the Recipe

17. Cajun Maque Choux

Give your corn a Louisiana-style makeover with this Cajun Maque Choux recipe. Sautéed in bacon grease with Cajun or Creole seasoning and other flavor enhancers, this recipe perfectly captures the essence of summertime and its abundant corn harvest. Get the Recipe

Classic Refreshment

18. Timeless Wedge Salad

What about a classic wedge salad? Fresh, crispy, and simply delicious. With a cool and creamy blue cheese dressing topping it off, it’s the perfect salad to savor alongside your pulled pork sandwich. Get the Recipe

19. Irresistible Latkes

These light and delicate potato latkes take fries to the next level. The grated potatoes and onions fry up to create lacy, golden brown, crisp edges. Prepare to be transported to flavor heaven! Get the Recipe

Creamy Bliss

20. Heavenly Creamed Corn

Say goodbye to canned creamed corn after you’ve tried this easy homemade recipe. Made with fresh corn (though frozen works too), this creamy delight is bursting with flavor and will elevate your pulled pork experience. Get the Recipe

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21. Delightful Cheese Grits

Cheese grits are the ultimate Southern side dish. This creamy and comforting corn-based delight deserves a place in every cook’s repertoire. Get ready to experience a symphony of flavors with every bite. Get the Recipe

Zesty and Fresh

22. Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar can be enjoyed as both a salad and a dip. It combines the crunch of veggies and beans, all dressed in a zingy chili lime dressing. Packed with healthy ingredients, it’s perfect for your BBQ parties. Get the Recipe

23. Air Fryer Tater Tots

Tater tots are a classic and beloved side dish for pulled pork sandwiches. With this air fryer version, you’ll enjoy tater tots that taste just like deep-fried ones, but with a healthier twist. And the best part? They’re ready in just 15 minutes! Get the Recipe

Cheesy Goodness

24. Super Cheesy Mac and Cheese

This mac and cheese recipe is rich, creamy, and bursting with cheesy goodness. Having a great mac and cheese recipe in your repertoire is essential, and this one fits the bill perfectly. Prepare for a heavenly combination alongside your pulled pork sandwich. Get the Recipe

25. Bacon Avocado Potato Salad

The combination of bacon and avocado in this potato salad will tantalize your taste buds. The eggs and avocados enhance its flavor, resulting in a burst of salty, crispy, tangy, and crunchy goodness. Get the Recipe

Classic Crunch

26. Homemade Potato Chips

Potato chips are perhaps the most popular side dish for any sandwich. Surprisingly easy to make at home, you can now enjoy the ultimate crunch with flavors tailored to your liking. Get the Recipe

Refreshing Quencher

27. Pink Lemonade

If you’re in need of a cool and refreshing beverage to accompany your sandwich, pink lemonade is a guaranteed winner! This recipe keeps it natural by using cranberry juice to achieve that lovely pink hue. Get the Recipe

Slow-Cooked Goodness

28. Homemade Baked Beans

These baked beans are the epitome of comfort food done right. Say goodbye to canned beans, as this recipe allows you to create your own mouthwatering version. Prepare to impress with these irresistible beans straight from your own kitchen. Get the Recipe

Crispy and Savory

29. Easy Onion Rings

Satisfy your craving for savory sides with these simple, homemade onion rings. With just a few ingredients, you can delight onion lovers and bring a new level of flavor to your pulled pork experience. Get the Recipe

Classic Accompaniment

30. Crisp Pickles

We’re wrapping up our list with a simple yet perfect side dish: pickles. The cool and crisp texture of a pickle is a fail-safe choice alongside any sandwich. Try this easy homemade recipe and taste the difference! Get the Recipe

So there you have it, thirty exceptional sides that perfectly complement pulled pork sandwiches. Which one will you try first? Pin or bookmark this collection to ensure you always have it handy. And don’t forget to stay tuned to Hook’d Up Bar and Grill for more mouthwatering recipes!

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