Sweet Potato Pulled Pork Sliders

Sweet Potato Pulled Pork Sliders 1Hey guys! Did you have a good weekend? I think I did….I’m trying to remember what exactly I did and nothing is coming to mind. I know I took a nap or two…or four. And I probably did a little eating.

Oh wait. I went to see a movie with friends and then got frozen yogurt. Those fro-yo places are popping up on every corner and I kind of secretly love it. My theory is everyone deep down wants 5 kinds of frozen yogurt topped with brownie pieces and cookie dough.

And oreos.

And nerds.

And chocolate covered pretzels.

And nutterbutters.

At least I did Saturday night. Cause I’m basically an 8 year old.

I figure I only live once. I’d also like to point out that I have no self control.

But that is neither here nor there. You all already knew that.

ANYWAYS, I bring up self control for a reason. And that reason is because I have none when it comes to most foods except maybe salad. And steamed vegetables.

See these purdy little sliders I made? YEAH. They were amazeballs. Self control? NO SIR! I had none when I made these and happily shoved 11 of these little guys into my obnoxiously large mouth.

Now, if you think you’re not a mild pepperoncini ring person, I would beg to differ, especially in these little sandwiches. They make such a nice balance between the sweet pork and the slaw. It’s a delicious zing with a teeny tiny kick. Plus, my sister got me hooked on them last summer and I’ve never been the same. {Try them in egg or tuna salad sandwiches….so yummy!}

If you have a really great pulled pork recipe that you swear by, use that one. I used my easy bbq pulled pork recipe {meant for the crockpot!} with our all time favorite coleslaw recipe. It’s my husband’s and my father-in-law’s favorite recipe for coleslaw for ever and ever til the end of time. Or that’s what I tell myself.

Anyways, because I love ya, and because I know you all just can never get enough of me {HAHA!} I made a video on how to make these sliders. So without further ado, here I go:

Sweet Potato Pulled Pork SlidersSuper simple, really yummy and rather cute. You all must make these this week! So ridiculous you won’t want to share. Happy Monday!! Here’s the printable:

Sweet Potato Pulled Pork Sliders

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

1/2 recipe Easy BBQ Pulled Pork
1/2 recipe The Best Coleslaw Ever
1 package crinkle cut sweet potato fries, such as Alexia
1/3 cup drained mild yellow pepper rings

Directions:

Bake sweet potato fries as directed on package. Cool slightly 5 minutes. To assemble sliders, place 1-2 heaping tablespoons of pulled pork on one sweet potato fry. Top with slaw and a few yellow pepper rings. Top with another sweet potato fry approximately the same size. Repeat until no more fries remain. Serve warm.
Disclaimer: this recipe was developed for Alexia Foods. All opinions expressed about their products are my own.


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49 Responses to “Sweet Potato Pulled Pork Sliders”

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    Blog is the New Black — October 1, 2012 at 1:38 am

    This idea is brilliant!

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    Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel — October 1, 2012 at 5:37 am

    A) you are too cute and I love your videos.
    B) these look amazeballs! I love that you used sweet potato fries (by my fave brand!) as buns. What the what.
    C) do you have any leftovers?

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    Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) — October 1, 2012 at 6:04 am

    I think I would like those sweet potatoes even more than a bun.

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — October 1, 2012 at 6:42 am

    Absolutely love banana peppers with pulled pork!! These look incredible!

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    Allison H. — October 1, 2012 at 8:59 am

    Lauren,
    I think you look like Jessie from Saved by the Bell! Anyone else?

    Love your site and love that you add new stuff almost every day!

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    Katie @ Blonde Ambition — October 1, 2012 at 9:16 am

    I had Alexia’s regular waffle-cut fries this weekend and LOVED how crispy they were! I love this idea. I bet sweet potatoes go very well with pulled pork!

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    Linda @ My Foodgasm Journal — October 1, 2012 at 9:28 am

    That looks so awesome! So simple and yet very appetizing. Love your video, too. :D

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    Jessica — October 1, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    BRILLIANT!

    PS You are so cute. <3

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — October 1, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    Easy, delicious, and amazing. What else can I ask for? :)

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    Jen @ Savory Simple — October 2, 2012 at 3:48 am

    The sweet potatoes really make this dish look gorgeous!

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    Julia — October 2, 2012 at 5:12 am

    My husband is a HUGE fan of pulled pork..we are talking huge! I can’t wait to try these out. I feel like they are at least healthier, right!? :)
    Delicious!
    Julia

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    Laurie {Simply Scratch} — October 2, 2012 at 7:20 am

    How freakin’ fun are THESE? Totes amazeballs girl! ;)

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    Carlas Confections — October 2, 2012 at 9:32 am

    What cute little sliders! I love them. I cant wait to try to make something like this. Love the video too :)

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    Chebe Bread Products — October 2, 2012 at 10:24 am

    Lauren, These look amazing and simple. Thank you! Glad I’ve discovered your website.

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    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes — October 2, 2012 at 10:42 am

    This is the best idea!! So different and looks yummy :)

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    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts — October 2, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    How fun are these!! And my hubby would be about a 5 pepper ring kind of guy on these!

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    Natalie — October 4, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    You are so adorable and relaxed on camera! Love these little sliders. I’m always looking for ideas on how to ditch bread and this is perfect!

    P.S. Is that an iMac box on your floor?? Congrats! I love mine!

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    Jess @ Flying on Jess Fuel — October 5, 2012 at 8:00 am

    These are so cute! I love this idea!

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    Amanda — October 20, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    These look amazing! What a cute idea.

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    Kevin @ Closet Cooking — December 11, 2012 at 5:38 am

    Those look so good!

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    Rhonda — December 21, 2012 at 4:43 am

    Wow! Everything I Love! Gotta try ‘em!!

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    Jo — September 1, 2013 at 9:34 am

    I am going to make this for girl’s night next weekend! Thank you!

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    S.Rowe — October 15, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    I think I just died. You’re a genius!!!!

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    susan — October 18, 2013 at 8:47 am

    These look great! Are they paleo friendly? I haven’t (yet! ) dug deep enough intothe bbq or slaw recipe to figure that out.

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    Betsy @ Desserts Required — April 18, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Your sliders are adorable and I love that you made a video as well. Pinned because I want to make these!

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