This barbecue ground pork dinner is a southern-inspired dish that makes for a quick and delicious weeknight dinner.
This dinner recipe uses ground pork steeped in barbecue sauce served over skillet cornbread. The spicy-sweet flavors of the pork compliment the cornbread really well. You’re going to love it and also how easy it is to prep even though it’s homemade.
Is this really easy to make even though I have to make my own barbecue sauce?
YES! You can use bottled barbecue sauce if you don’t have th eingredients on hand, however, if you’ve got everything, it’s very easy to just combine them and stir.
A great us for ground pork.
Using ground pork makes the cooking process really quick and easy. This is really similar to canned Man-wich or sloppy Joes but it’s homemade and tastes a bit more fresh.
Doctor your cornbread mix.
This recipe is actually a two-for. I’ll show you how to make skillet cornbread as well as a basic homemade barbecue sauce for the pork. If you love moist, buttery cornbread, then stay tuned…
What’s the best boxed cornbread to start with?
To make my cornbread, I like to use Krusteaz cornbread mix. I add a few of my own ingredients to liven it up. It has delicious flavor and moisture. You can use whatever corn bread mix you like best but I just really prefer the flavor of their cornbread to the other box mixes out there.
What sides go well with this barbecue pork?
You could serve this with green string beans, corn on the cob, roasted Brussels sprouts, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and/or coleslaw which is great for warmer weather!
Serving a crowd?
This is such a great recipe for feeding a crowd. You can make a large batch and keep it warm in a crockpot. Serve the cornbread in pie-style slices. You can make the sides homemade, or purchase them from your local deli.
Do I need a cast iron skillet?
If you love southern comfort food…
This barbecue ground pork over cornbread recipe was featured on Menu Plan Monday!