Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salad

 

You know the old saying, “Cook once, eat twice?”

This recipe is made with leftover BBQ pork,

Topped with unexpected toppings,

and garnished with a fresh lime crema

 

 

 

 

 

A perfect summer meal!

 

 

 

 

We have BBQ pulled pork quite often,

it’s easy to cook low and slow on the grill or in a Slow Cooker

And there are a gazillion things you can do with the leftover meat

 

 

 

 

 

These tacos have a topping of fresh pineapple,

cool cucumber, crisp snow peas and crunchy cashews

 

 

 

 

And a garnish of fresh lime crema

 

 

 

 

Start with a golden crisped flour tortilla

Top with warm pulled pork and your favorite BBQ sauce

Then add the toppings and a drizzle of crema

 

 

 

 

I served the toppings in a divided dish so everyone could pick what they wanted

the boys weren’t too interested in the cucumber,

but they loved the pineapple and cashews

 

 

 

 

Fold it up and dig in!

 

 

 

 

 

A wonderful combination of flavors and textures!

 

BBQ Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salad

  • Servings: varied
  • Difficulty: easy
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large flour tortillas

olive oil

cooked pulled pork* {I used meat from a pork butt} or pork tenderloin cut into small pieces

BBQ sauce** {any kind you like}

fresh pineapple chunks, or canned pineapple chunks or tidbits drained

snow peas

cashews

English cucumber {the long ones that are wrapped in plastic}

shredded lettuce, cabbage or slaw mix, optional

Lime Crema***

 

Heat oven to 350, wrap pulled pork in foil and reheat.

Heat enough olive oil in a large skillet to coat the bottom.  Add tortillas, one at a time and cook until golden, turn over and cook the other side.  Repeat with as many tortillas as needed.  Drain tortillas on paper towels.   Wrap in foil and keep warm.

Trim pointy ends of snow peas and cut in half.  Rinse and wrap in a clean kitchen towel.  Microwave for 1 minute.

Cut cucumber into slices and quarter them.

Arrange pea pods, cucumber pieces, pineapple, cashews and optional shredded lettuce or cabbage on a large platter or in a divided dish.  Set warm pork, BBQ sauce, Lime Crema, and tortillas next to toppings.  Diners can serve themselves and assemble their own taco creations.

***Lime Crema

1 cup sour cream

juice from 1 lime

1/2-1 tsp garlic salt

Mix sour cream with lime juice and add 1/2 tsp garlic salt.  Taste and add more garlic salt if desired

 

*BBQ Pulled Pork click here

*Easy Breezy BBQ Sauce click here

 

Here are some other unique ways to serve leftover pulled pork

BBQ Pork Torta

 

BBQ Sundae

 

Potato Pigs

 

BBQ Supper Egg Rolls

 

All of these recipes can be made with cooked chicken or beef brisket too

Summer is just around the corner,

Bring on the BBQ!

 

for another printable version of BBQ Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salad click here

 

Enjoy!

 

🥒 🌮 🍍

 

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22 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salad”
  1. Good morning Jenna. Living in the South, pulled pork is a constant. The BBQ pork tacos with cucumber and fresh pineapple sounds and looks delicious. This would be a combo I would love.

    Happy Tuesday!

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  2. Cynthia says:

    These look delicious. I love pulled pork and I know these wouldn’t last long at our house!

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  3. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, these look yummy and would be a perfect meal on a hot summer day. Thanks for sharing. I love to make pulled pork in my slow cooker. This will be a perfect way to stretch the meals instead of eating sandwiches for several days. Happy Tuesday!

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  4. These look good, Jenna. I sometimes forget to do tacos with other meats and flavors. This is a good reminder. The pineapple is a nice touch, too!

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  5. Nancy says:

    Good Morning Sweet Jenna! What a yummy combination! Yum!

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  6. Karen says:

    Pork and pineapple, sounds tropical and delicious…like your combination of ingredients. I laughed about the boys not being too crazy about cucumbers, typical. 😁

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  7. Mary says:

    Jenna, My hubby smokes a Boston butt on the EGG about every two months and we keep leftovers in the freezer. Love a pork taco or quesadilla!

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  8. thefrenchhutch says:

    Jenna, these recipes are all fabulous. I am so hungry looking at this post, and it’s almost bedtime! I’m adding a Boston butt to my grocery list. We love meat cooked slow on the grill and absolutely cook once eat twice maybe more……….

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  9. lghiggins says:

    Great ideas for BBQ pork. The tacos look especially appealing to me.

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  10. Miz Helen says:

    Your Pineapple Salad is just perfect for the BBQ Pork Tacos! Hope you are having a great week. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

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