Pillowy on the inside, perfectly crispy on the outside sweet potato fries are combined with smoky, savory pulled pork, barbecue sauce, and a cascade of molten melted Dairy Free cheese sauce. These BBQ Pork Loaded Sweet Potato are the ultimate game day snack, party on a plate, or just because dish.
Sheet pan meals are the ultimate ready made party and perfect for easy clean up. Whether it’s Gluten Free Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Feta Cherry Tomatoes, or this ode to the best of barbecue, they’re perfect for any night of the week.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- Easy Cleanup – All you need is one sheet pan large enough to spread out your sweet potato fries for these Dairy Free Loaded BBQ Pork Sweet Potato Fries. You won’t be stuck with a sink full of dishes!
- Familiar Flavors – If you love pulled pork, you will love these sweet potato fries. Barbecue seasoning and barbecue sauce tie everything together.
- Leftovers – We’ve all been there. You make that smoked pork shoulder and pork butt, there are always tons of leftovers. This is a great way to use them up!
- Minimal Ingredients – Including salt, which should be a freebie, this sweet potato fry recipe requires only seven simple ingredients.
Creating tasty dishes such as these Dairy Free Loaded BBQ Pork Sweet Potato shouldn’t be complicated. With just a handful of quality ingredients this is a dis that comes together in less than 45 minutes.
- MANN Better Sweet Potato Fries – These crinkle cut sweet potatoes are made with just a single ingredient, sweet potatoes. They’re great baked in the oven for “fries” but can also be microwaved in their bag for an easy and healthy steamed veggie side dish.
- BBQ Seasoning – Use your favorite. You can have fun with a sweeter barbecue rub or one that is a little more spicy.
- Kosher Salt – Enhances all of the flavors of the ingredients.
- Dairy Free Cheese Sauce or Melted Cheese – Use your favorite store-bought variety to make this extra easy to prepare.
- Cooked Pulled Pork – Smoky, savory, and delicious. Use leftover smoked barbecue pork or even leftover pulled pork from the slow cooker or Instapot.
- Barbecue Sauce – Just like you can play around with your flavors with your seasoning, the same holds true for the sauce. Pick what you like. You can go spicy or sweet.
- Fresh Chives – Gives an herbaceous, fresh pop of onion flavor.
How to Make Dairy Free Loaded BBQ Pork Sweet Potato Fries
Get out your sheet pan and invite some friends over! This is a dish that isn’t just for game day but also perfect for happy hour at home, a fun mix-up for dinner, or just a lazy Sunday afternoon.
Time needed: 35 minutes
Baked sweet potato fries are topped with pulled pork, barbecue sauce, and molted cheese sauce.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Spread your crinkle cut sweet potato fries onto the prepared baking sheet. Season them with the barbecue seasoning and salt. Toss to combine.
Allow the fries to bake for 20-25 minutes or until they’re golden brown and tender.
Spread the pulled pork over the top. Drizzle on the barbecue sauce. Spoon the cheese sauce over the top and sprinkle with fresh chives. Enjoy!
No pulled pork? No problem! Here are some ideas on how to switch up the toppings.
- Chicken – Leftover barbecue chicken would be great on top of these fries as well as pulled or shredded chicken.
- Smoked Beef – Just like pulled pork makes a lot, so does smoked chuck roast. Add your smoked shredded beef to this recipe.
- Jackfruit – Make this recipe vegetarian friendly by adding pulled jackfruit. It has a similar texture to pulled pork and is a great canvas for barbecue flavors.
This recipe is completely dairy free and uses a Dairy Free cheese sauce. However, you can make the same recipe with your favorite nacho cheese sauce or even melted cheese over the top.
Make sure that you pick a backing sheet large enough to spread your sweet potato fries out onto. You want them mostly in a single layer so they cook evenly. In addition, lining your baking sheet with parchment paper makes for easy cleanup. It also allows them to brown evenly.
Storage for Dairy Free Loaded BBQ Pork Sweet Potato Fries
Some dishes are meant to be devoured as soon as they come out of the oven, and these fully loaded sweet potato fries are one of them. However, the main component of the dish can be made well in advance. Keep your pulled pork stored in an airtight container and it will keep for up to a week in the refrigerator. You can also freeze it in freezer safe bags. It will last for up to three months in the freezer.
Top Tip for Dairy Free Loaded BBQ Pork Sweet Potato Fries
When placing your fries onto the baking sheet make sure to spread them out into an even layer as much as you can. This will allow them to brown and roast. If they’re piled up on each other too much the ones on the bottom will steam instead of roasting.
Dairy Free Loaded BBQ Pork Sweet Potato Fries
- 1 Baking Sheet
- 1 Parchment paper
- 2 10 oz bags MANN Better Sweet Potato Fries
- 1 tbsp barbecue seasoning
- 2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 cup Dairy Free melted cheese sauce or cheese
- 2 cups cooked pulled pork, warmed
- 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
- 2 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Spread the sweet potato fries onto the baking sheet.
- Season with salt and barbecue seasoning, toss to combine.
- Allow the fries to bake for 20-25 minutes until they are golden and tender.
- Spread the pulled pork over the top.
- Drizzle on the barbecue sauce.
- Pour the cheese sauce over the fries.
- Sprinkle the chives on.