4 Side Dishes That Will Make Your Pulled Beef Sandwiches Even Better

pulled beef sandwich side dish

If you’re thinking about hosting a casual party with food for your friends, consider serving pulled beef sandwiches.

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They’re fun and filling and easy to make.

Here are some ideas for what to serve with them:

What are pulled beef sandwiches?

NIMAN RANCH Pulled Pork in BBQ Sauce, 14 OZ

Pulled beef sandwiches are a classic American barbecue dish.

This recipe is easy to make and can be served in many different ways, depending on your tastes and preferences.

The process for making pulled beef sandwiches involves shredding the meat, then serving it on a bun with coleslaw or other sides.

The shredded beef is usually made from roast or brisket, which are cuts of meat that contain a lot of fat but also have good flavor.

You can get creative with how you serve your pulled beef sandwiches, but they’re traditionally eaten as open-face sandwiches topped with optional condiments like barbecue sauce or mustard.

How to choose side dishes for pulled beef sandwiches?

There are many great sides to serve with pulled beef sandwiches.

When choosing your sides, you should consider the following:

  • Pick a side dish that complements the beef.
  • You don’t want to choose a side dish that will overshadow or overpower the flavors of your pulled beef sandwich.
  • Try to pick something light and fresh, such as coleslaw or potato salad.
  • Choose a side dish that is light and healthy.
  • This is a nice opportunity for some good old-fashioned comfort food without all of the added calories!
  • If you do decide on something like fries or onion rings (which are still delicious), just opt for smaller portions and cut down on how often you eat them during other meals each day.
  • Pick an easy-to-make visual treat for those who aren’t paying much attention to what they’re eating!
  • In our case here at [company], we recommend one of these three options: Potato Wedges, Potato Salad Or Coleslaw

What to serve with pulled beef sandwiches?

Southern Coleslaw

Duke's Southern Style Coleslaw Dressing

You can’t have a pulled beef sandwich without coleslaw, and you shouldn’t serve it up with just any old slaw.

For slaw to be properly Southern, it should be made with vinegar dressing and dressed with mayonnaise at the end.

You can make your own homemade mayonnaise if you’d like—it’s not as hard as it sounds!

If you don’t have time to make your own mayonnaise, we recommend checking out your local grocery store’s deli section for some pre-made stuff.

If they don’t sell their own brand of mayo, ask them what brands of real mayos they prefer or use in their kitchen when making sandwiches.

You’ll get an insider tip on how the professionals do it!

Pickled Jalapeños

La Costeña Whole Pickled Jalapeño Peppers | Pickled Green Hot...

Pickled jalapeños are a popular side dish in Tex-Mex cuisine, but they can also be served as a starter or appetizer.

They’re made by packing whole jalapeño peppers into jars with a pickling liquid of vinegar (and sometimes salt) or just letting them sit in water overnight.

The peppers take on their unique flavor from the mixture of the vinegar and the pepper itself over time.

Pickled jalapeños are tasty with pulled beef sandwiches because they add an element of heat to each bite you take—just be sure not to eat too many at once!

Paprika-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes, 3 lb

If you’re looking for a side dish that will complement your pulled beef sandwich, you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve got just the thing: Paprika-Roasted Sweet Potato!

Sweet potatoes are a great source of fiber, potassium, and vitamin A—all things that help you feel energized and ready to take on whatever’s next.

Plus, they’re super simple to make: just slice them up and roast ’em in paprika for about 15 minutes.

Then top with a little bit of salt, pepper, and olive oil (or any other seasonings that sound good).

You can serve this dish with almost anything—especially if it involves pulled beef sandwiches!

Avocado-Lime Slaw

365 by Whole Foods Market, Sweet Kale Salad Kit, 11 Ounce

We love avocado-lime slaw.

It’s a great side dish for pulled beef sandwiches because it’s light, refreshing, and pairs well with the bold flavors of the meat.

It’s also easy to make: You just shred up some cabbage and add lime juice, olive oil, onion powder, salt and pepper—and then you stir in some chopped avocado pieces!


We think this slaw is especially great with pulled beef because it gives you the feeling of eating something healthy without actually eating something healthy.


There you have it!

These are all the sides that go well with pulled beef sandwiches, and all of them are very easy to make.