Pig Out with 13 Takes on Pulled Pork

From classic slow-cooker pulled pork sandwiches to inventive new takes on pizza and nachos, check out 13 ways to pig out.

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North Carolina Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

This pulled pork is ready relatively quickly — just under three and a half hours — but it doesn’t lack flavor. The fine-tuned barbecue sauce has sugar and honey for sweetness, crushed red pepper for some heat and a whole cup of cider vinegar for tang.

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Slow-Cooker Shredded Pork

Pork shoulder is trimmed of excess fat, then flavored with lime juice, coriander and other spices to keep it lean, mean and tasting like a dream.

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Alton Brown's Pulled Pork

Smoking a pork butt for 10 to 12 hours after seasoning it with molasses, pickling salt and a plethora of spices turns this classic dish into a mouthwatering staple.

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Pulled Pork Nachos

Nachos get a Southern twist with tender pulled pork smothered in barbecue sauce and creamy cheddar, and sprinkled with pickled jalapenos.

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Pulled Pork Barbecue Pizza

Swap pulled pork for pepperoni in an Italian-Southern mash-up pizza. Mangiare, y’all.

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Pineapple Pulled Pork Tacos

The smoky sweetness of slow-cooked pork is matched with the bright burst of pineapple in these irresistible tacos.

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Pulled Pork and Kimchi Sandwich

Spicy kimchi contrasts pulled pork’s complex, molasses-rich sweetness in a way that will have you begging for seconds of these crunchy panini.

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Pulled Pork Cobb Salad (with Cornbread Croutons)

This is the opposite of a sad desk salad. With smoky barbecue flavors and crunchy cornbread croutons, greens have never been so appealing — or beautiful.

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Pappardelle with Pulled Pork

Twirl wide ribbons of pappardelle and tender shredded pork around your fork. This easy ragu is made only better with a heavy hand of Parmesan cheese.

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Oklahoma Joe's Pulled Pork

This flavorful sandwich — seasoned with Spanish paprika and apple juice — is more than just OK. Save yourself a plane ride and make Oklahoma Joe’s signature pulled pork at home.

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Nikki's Pork Sandwich

Pulled pork — uniquely seasoned with andouille sausage, spices and carrot juice — may be the star of this party in a bun, but it's joined by fan favorites Canadian bacon, crispy cauliflower and jicama slaw. 

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Slow-Cooker Banana Leaf Pulled Pork

Banana leaves give this pulled pork a unique flavor and lock in steam to ensure tender, juicy meat that’ll make you go bananas.

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Pulled Pork Shoulder with Lexington-Style Dip Sauce

Get old-fashioned Southern flavor with cider vinegar, cayenne pepper and sugar by smoking pork shoulder over hickory and oak wood coals.

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