Pulled pork is a staple barbecue food. Sure, it makes for a great sandwich, but it’s also one of the best slow cooker meals out there. Since pulled pork is so tasty and versatile, it’d be a shame to waste it on the same old barbecue sandwich recipe you’ve been using for generations.

Since the sky is essentially the limit, make it into a chili or a soup, add some spices for a Mexican-style meal, or throw it into your favorite comfort food. We’ve rounded up some fun recipes to spice (or sweeten) up your pulled pork. Scroll down to check them out.

Pulled Pork Nachos

Chowhound

Who doesn’t love nachos? They’re easy and fun to make, and even more fun to eat! The next time you have a party, try these spicy pulled pork nachos. They are guaranteed to be a crowd favorite. Get our Pulled Pork Nachos recipe.

Pulled Pork Poutine

Chowhound

Add an American favorite to this Canadian staple. This dish has all the meat, potatoes, and cheese your heart could desire. And, as an added bonus, Chowhound’s pulled pork poutine recipe even includes a recipe for the gravy you drizzle on top. Now that’s comfort. Get our Pulled Pork Poutine recipe.

Pulled Pork Chili

Slow Cooker Gourmet

You can never go wrong with chili. It’s hearty, comforting, and always delicious. So, why not add pulled pork to the mix? This slow-cooker chili is spicy, cheesy, and super easy to make. Throw some sour cream on top for an extra depth of flavor. Get the recipe.

Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

Spend With Pennies

Yes, you did read that right. The big ingredient in this recipe for slow-cooked pulled pork is Dr. Pepper (and all 23 of its flavors). And don’t worry if you’re watching your sugar intake—diet soda works just as well! Get the recipe.

Pulled Pork Enchiladas

Chowhound

The flavors in these pulled pork enchiladas take a long time (I’m talking days) to blend together, so give yourself extra prep time. But, patience is truly a virtue, because there’s no way you could go wrong with an enchilada stuffed with the tender and juicy meat. Get our Pulled Pork Enchiladas recipe.

Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Gourmet

Let’s not knock anything until we try it. Mac and cheese is the comfort food of all comfort foods, and pulled pork is right up there with it. This recipe for pulled pork mac and cheese seriously sounds almost too good to be true and something added to my list of things to make ASAP. Get the recipe.

Cornbread Waffles with Pulled Pork

Renee’s Kitchen Adventures

Is this breakfast? Is it dinner? Yes to both. This recipe goes above and beyond your typical pulled pork entree. Make your own style waffles, and then top it off with your favorite pulled pork recipe. It may sound complicated, but we assure you it’s not. You also get complete creative control over the type of waffle and pork, so put your thinking cap on and go crazy. Get the recipe.

Pulled Pork Gyros

Freebie Finding Mom

Gyros are everyone’s favorite impossible-to-pronounce sandwich. Why not throw some pulled pork into all that confusion? The best part about this slow-cooker gyro recipe is that it’s a twofer; there’s also a recipe here for your own homemade tzatziki sauce. Get the recipe.

Peachy Pulled Pork Pizza

Bread Booze Bacon

Before I get into the pork part of this (which is delicious), we need to talk about how amazing grilled peaches are. The heat and char caramelizes the seasonal fruit’s juicy flesh, resulting in summertime bliss. When I found this recipe for grilled pulled pork and peach pizza, my soul left my body. Put me down for 14 slices of this. Get the recipe.

Bourbon Pulled Pork Apple Slaw Sandwich

The Chunky Chef

Okay, I’m cheating and throwing in a sandwich, but only because this recipe’s focus is entirely on the apple. Aside from the crunchy slaw (balanced by fennel), the pork in these easy-to-make sandwiches is soaked in an apple bourbon sauce. The recipe salso uggests serving this on a pretzel bun, and I 100% recommend taking that advice. Get the recipe.

Thai-Style Pulled Pork Over Rice

Noble Pig

Thai food is SO underrated. There is so much flavor packed into this tiny pulled pork recipe. You could eat the pork by itself, but throw it over your favorite rice for a true Thai vibe. Get the recipe.

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