Pulled Pork, 24 Ways

A cookout without pulled pork is like summer without the heat. From creative rubs to savory cupcakes, these kicked-up recipes take your favorite meaty dish beyond basic BBQ.

BBQ Potato Skins

"This takes basic potato skins to a whole new level. It's a meal in itself."


Tex-Mex Carnitas

"I have used this on pork, chicken and roast beef ... all were wonderful."

-Milkman's Daughter

Cuban Roast Pork

"This was so freaking good. I can't imagine a better pork roast."


Bekah's Pulled Pork

"I tried this dish for the first time when I had some friends over. It smelled so good that while I was pulling the meat into chunks to serve it, my friends were hanging over my shoulder picking pieces out of the pan. One of them even asked for some of the leftovers to take home."


Coffee-Rub Pulled Pork

"The coffee adds a boost to the pork's meaty flavor."

-Susie D

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

"The flavor was outstanding, and we spent the day drooling while it cooked."


Hawaiian Pulled Pork

"I love this beautiful dish."


Cuban Club Sandwich

"This Cuban club is great with soup."

-Chef Ripple

Pulled Pork with Mustard Sauce

"This was my first attempt at smoking meat. It came out fantastic, especially the mustard-vinegar sauce."


Pulled Pork Sloppy Joe's

"Using shredded pork is non-traditional, but it's tasty and the spices work together."


Mole Enchiladas

"This is a very tasty and super quick version of a mole."


Pulled Pork & Rice Salad

"This is a great way to use leftover white rice from meals or Chinese takeout!"


Low-Fat Carnitas

"The perfectly cooked pork has a nice subtle flavor and can also be used as a burrito filling."


Torta Sandwiches

"The meat is very flavorful and gets a nice color from the achiote paste."


Pork Adobo

"We paired the pork with rice and steamed green beans. Yummy!"


Korean Pulled Pork

"Hands down, one of the best tacos I've ever had."

-Breck W.

Pork Carnitas

"I was looking for a simple carnitas recipe and this one was perfect! I followed the recipe exactly and it tasted delicious on tacos!"

-Amanda B.

Mexican Pulled Pork

"This recipe is crazy good, and tastes even better next day!"


D'Arabian's Pulled Pork

"This couldn't be any simpler to make!"

-Lori Mama

Cider BBQ Pulled Pork

"The flavor of the rub is very nice, and the sauce has a nice bite to it."

-pattikay in L.A.

Pulled Pork Gyros

"The kitchen smelled fantastic as this was cooking, and the pork came out very tender and pulled apart easily."


Lasagna Cupcakes

"Move over tacos, tamales, tortes and burritos. Carnitas have found a new home in lasagna cupcakes!"


Macho Burritos

"This was very juicy and tender, and the spices are the perfect blend."


Carolina Style Pulled Pork Sandwich

"Incredible, fall-apart tender meat. Even the house smells wonderful while you're cooking it."