BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Make the most of your leftover pulled pork with this BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich. A combination of comfort and bold flavors in every bite

pulled pork grilled cheese sandwiches

If you need a little inspiration on what to do with leftover pulled pork, why not add them to your grilled cheese sandwich?

Just like the classic grilled cheese sandwich, this recipe is very easy to make since you already have pulled pork.

pulled pork grilled cheese sandwiches

If you happen to need a good pulled pork recipe, don’t worry I got you covered. Check out my Smoked Pulled Pork recipe. If you don’t own a smoker, you can check out the different cooking methods I have listed in my Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork recipe.

You can use any kind of cheese you want. Cheddar Cheese is one of the most popular but you can also use Pepper Jack or Provolone for something a little different.

pulled pork grilled cheese sandwiches

You will need the following ingredients to make this BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe. For ingredient amounts please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.

  • Pulled Pork – Leftover Pulled Pork or Homemade!
  • BBQ Sauce – Your favorite brand & flavor
  • Bread – Whatever kind of bread you prefer
  • Butter – Or Mayonnaise
  • Cheddar Cheese Slices – Or substitute for your favorite cheese
  1. Place the pulled pork in a bowl. Add BBQ Sauce and toss till combined.
  2. Butter each slice of bread on one side. In a skillet over medium heat, place a slice of bread butter-side down. Place a slice of cheddar cheese on top of the bread and top with some pulled pork.
    pulled pork on top of cheese slices
  3. Place another slice of cheese on top of the pork and top with another slice of bread, butter-side up.
    cheese slices on top of pulled pork
  4. Cook on the first side for 5-7 minutes until bread is browned. Flip and cook for 5-7 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the bread is golden brown.
    grilled cheese in skillet

Printable Recipe Card

pulled pork grilled cheese sandwiches

BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Make the most of your leftover pulled pork with this BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich. A combination of comfort and bold flavors in every bite
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course Sandwiches & Wraps
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 476 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Bowl for Mixing

Ingredients
 

  • 1 Cup Pulled Pork, divided
  • ¼ Cup BBQ Sauce, or to taste
  • 4 Slices Bread
  • 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 4 Slices Cheddar Cheese

Instructions
 

  • Place the pulled pork in a bowl. Add BBQ Sauce and toss till combined.
  • Butter each slice of bread on one side. In a skillet over medium heat, place a slice bread butter-side down. Place a slice of cheddar cheese on top of the bread and top with some pulled pork.
  • Place another slice of cheese on top of the pork and top with another slice of bread, butter-side up.
  • Cook on the first side for 5-7 minutes until bread is browned. Flip and cook for 5-7 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bread is golden brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 476kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 23gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 1296mgPotassium: 113mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 773IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 313mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Bea says:

    What a flavorful grilled cheese.