Wondering what to serve with pulled pork? There are a variety of side dishes that will compliment your pulled pork beautifully and make for a delicious meal! Whether you’re looking for salads, corn bread, veggies, or something unique this list has got you covered!
Our family loves pulled pork, it is so versatile and can be served in so many ways. We love to serve it with light side dishes like salads or fresh veggies in the summer or serve it with richer hearty side dishes in the winter. If you are looking for the perfect sides for pulled pork dishes for any season you’re sure to find some great ideas on this list!
How to pick the best side dish to serve with pulled pork –
When you’re choosing pulled pork side dishes there are a few things to consider. The first what you are using to season your pulled pork. Some sides go better with a sweeter seasoning and some with a spicy seasoning. You also want to think about if you are looking for a vegetable side dish, a starchy side dish, or maybe both!
I like to consider how were planning to serve the pulled pork. If we are having pulled pork sandwiches I like to pair with a classic side dish like french fries or onion rings. If we’re having it as a picnic or bbq dish I like to serve it with a simple side like macaroni salad or potato salad. If we’re making it during the winter months I like a sweet side dish like sweet potatoes, or a richer tasty side dish like mashed potatoes to eat with pulled pork.
You can serve pulled pork in a variety of ways and it is fun to find the perfect inspired side dish to complete your meal.
You also want to consider if you want a side dish that you can make ahead of time. I love to have my sides ready so that when our favorite pulled pork is done I can grab the side and it’s ready to serve! If you’re smoking your pork recipe, or slow cooking it you may have time to make sides while your pork cooks. I like to plan ahead so when my main dish is ready I can have a great side or two ready at the same time for an amazing pork dinner!