Salads don’t have to be boring or tasteless. This pulled pork salad is a great way to use up leftovers and create an easy, delicious meal that the whole family can enjoy. This recipe combines the classic flavors of pulled pork with fresh vegetables and a tangy dressing for a simple yet flavorful dish.
If you want to get creative with your leftover pulled pork, try adding some other ingredients like avocado slices or roasted bell peppers for added flavor and texture. You could also dress it up with croutons or even bacon bits for extra crunch! You can also add fruits like grapes or apples for even more variety. The possibilities are truly endless when it comes to creating delicious salads with leftover ingredients like shredded pulled pork.
If you’re looking for something else to make with your left over pulled pork, you can also try our quick and easy pork tacos.
If you want to add an extra kick of flavor, try adding a tangy balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It pairs perfectly with this dish! Or if you prefer something more savory, try a creamy ranch dressing instead. Either way this salad is sure to satisfy your taste buds! Plus, this recipe is so easy to make that even novice cooks can whip it up in no time.
Pulled Pork Salad with Southwest Dressing
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
6 cups of mixed greens
1 cup of baby tomatoes
1 lime sliced
1 cup of left over pulled pork*
½ cup of sour cream
2 tbsp milk
2 tbsp mayo
1 tsp southwest seasoning
Dash of pepper and salt
- Place mixed greens in a bowl
- Cut tomatoes and place on salad
- Slice limes and place on salad as garnish.
- Sprinkle left over pork on the salad.
- Mix all dressing ingredients in a mason jar and shake.
- Drizzle dressing over the salad. You don’t have to use it all, but you can if you like really dressing filled salad.
*to make basic pulled pork pressure cook a pork roast with 1 cup of water for 2 hours and then shred.
With just a few simple steps and ingredients, anyone can whip up a tasty and filling pulled pork salad in no time at all! Whether you have leftovers on hand or decide to cook fresh pulled pork for this dish, the flavor combinations are truly endless when it comes to making salads with ingredients like these. So grab those leftovers out of the fridge and give this delicious recipe a try today – your taste buds won’t regret it!