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What to serve with pulled pork besides cole slaw?

I posted this question the other day but didn't get any responses :(. I'm trying to figure out what to serve with pulled pork besides cole slaw? All I can think of is baked beans or mac and cheese. Doesn't sound right. Other ideas? Thanks.

asked by jocelyng over 4 years ago
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added over 4 years ago

cornbread!

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added about 1 year ago

Brussels sprouts are great!

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added over 4 years ago

How about Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes and Pears?

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added over 4 years ago

Green beans and potatoes are always great choices. The potatoes could be either baked or french fried.

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added over 4 years ago

Paula Deen makes a good green beans with new potatoes recipe with bacon...very good and very southern

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added over 4 years ago

Pickles, beans, and potato salad are my top choices - oh, and cornbread, for sure.

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pierino

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added over 4 years ago

Grits and gravy. Hush puppies for sure.

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added over 4 years ago

Baked beans, macaroni & cheese, corn bread, collard greens, pickles, and several kinds of pie! Don't forget the sweet tea...

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Carrots and radishes roasted with olive oil and thyme. A perfect fall side for just about anything! And if you don't like radishes (I most certainly do not), you just might like them roasted--delicious!

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added about 1 year ago

This is the way I think, fresh flavors to offset the overlooked (let's face it) greasy food.

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added over 4 years ago

Thanks for all the suggestions. I never did get any e-mails with these responses, so I'm glad I kept the window open.

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added over 4 years ago

Old Fashioned Mayo-based dressing Potato Salad, Bread and butter pickles, homemade buns for the pulled pork, if you like, and cobbler for dessert (made with whatever fruit is in season).

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added over 4 years ago

Jocelyng: Do you want a rich Southern meal? If so, these suggestions are great! But pulled pork is so delicious that it will go with a lighter meal as well. Big green salad, crusty bread or cornbread or tortillas, fruit and assorted veggies are delicious with it, too. I love cobbler or pie with it, but sorbet would be a great finish as well. No need to get locked in when choosing sides!

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added over 4 years ago

I'd second the cornbread suggestion. If you wanted to lighten things up a bit, what about a marinated salad. In the summer I might suggest tomatoes with thinly sliced red onions and parley marinated in a balsamic vinaigrette. But given that it's fall, I might go for some slightly blanched cauliflower and carrots and very thinly sliced red onions, also marinated in a tangy vinaigrette, topped with slivered almonds and chopped parsley.

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added over 4 years ago

Collards; beans; slaw are all you need.

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added over 4 years ago

I'd say a nice fennel and orange salad to cut the richness of the pulled pork but agree with its sweet notes. And how about white beans, french-style, boiled the night before and finished with creme fraiche and celery? Kind of slaw-like, both of them, they don't only need to go with roast pork.

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added over 2 years ago

Baked beans and potato salad

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pierino

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added over 2 years ago

Come to think of it chilled Pepsi Cola isn't bad either.

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added over 2 years ago

Sweet potato
Fries !!!

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added over 2 years ago

Make it into tacos! And have Mexican or Cuban style side dishes. Chile Black beans and yellow rice come to mind.

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added over 2 years ago

Home made french fries. Works well for me.

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added over 2 years ago

Home made fried Onion Strings.

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added over 2 years ago

Pickled red onions

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Other suggestions including the obvious: potato chips and beer. Fancier than a bag of really good store-bought chips? Domenica Marchetti's sea salt & rosemary sweet potato chips; recipe can be found online. Homemade onion naan. Sweet potato biscuits or rolls. Mustard greens. Young turnips sliced thin and stewed with their greens. Mashed rutabagas with lots of butter, black pepper and wrinkled bits of mushrooms cooked so long that they shrivel (James Beard-style). Scalloped potatoes. Union Square Cafe's hashed Brussels sprouts. Diane Kennedy's amazing, simple recipe for pork shoulder (Genius Recipe-class) is bright with orange, so consider lots of orange zest and orange juice in a salad dressing for a kale and avocado salad. Jicama and avocado salad with cilantro, red onion and lime. Thin wedges of raw kohlrabi and watermelon radish, maybe with a creamy dip that complements the pork.

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added about 2 years ago

Fennel and orange slices with a splash of raspberry vinaigrette

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added about 2 years ago

I think a nice cheesy polenta or grits would be awesome!

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added almost 2 years ago

Corn pudding. Yum one of my favorite sides for any BBQ or fish fry.

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added 10 months ago

im making pulled pork tonight and I am making salt potatoes and corn to go with it :) hope that helps

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added 10 months ago

Serve the pulled pork topped with the cole slaw on a potato roll, a bowl of hoppin' John, hush puppies and a big dill spear. What time should we be there?

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added 9 months ago

Corn on the cob