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Mar 5, 2013 11:51 AM

What vegetables are good in pulled pork sandwhiches

And is mustard a nice addition to BBQ sauce

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  1. No veggies in pulled pork. Cook it low and slow and let the meat impress on it's own. Coleslaw on top is a great NC-Southern touch though.

    Leave the mustard out of the BBQ sauce. If you need a kick, add some Tabasco to the pork once it's done or extra spicy ancho and chipotle chili powder to the rub before it cooks.

    1. I like to top the meat with a good scoop of slaw. The vinegar offsets the richness of the pork and it's goooooood.

      1. my favorite is dh's homemade slaw and bush's baked beans. (DH hasn't tried his hand and home made beans...yet)

        1. Carolina based bbq sauce has mustard in it, so why not. I adore a vinegar based cole slaw on my pulled pork sandwich, but more with a thicker, tomato based bbq sauce.
          But, I'd add slaw to any 'qwich.

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          1. re: monavano

            Not to split hairs, but South Carolina Q uses mustard, North Carolina is vinegar based, traditionally.
            Many prefer a topping of slaw, I prefer pickles and onions.

            1. re: Veggo

              And the mustard based sauce is generally found in only a small area of SC at that. Not to mention its an abomination.

              1. re: carolinadawg

                When I lived in Columbia SC that's all there was. I preferred the NC style when I briefly lived in Greensboro.

          2. Cabbage slaw is common, I like sautéed kale or spinach, carmalized onions