Who needs pulled pork when you can have BBQ “Pulled” Sweet Potato Sandwiches? We love BBQ anything; vegan that is. In fact, I try to create several version of not only BBQ sauces, but also vegetables to transform into BBQ dishes. Today, I decided to try a “pulled” sweet potato recipe I played around with. I was a little apprehensive about how the texture would work out. The results were amazing.
Although I generally bake and roast sweet potatoes, I shredded them like I do regular potatoes for hash browns. Using my food processor shredding blade, I shredded the potatoes and left the skin on . Make sure you wash the potatoes and scrub off any excess dirt.
Just like hash browns, I placed them in a bowl and added dice onions, garlic, garlic powder, onion powder, some salt and pepper, as well as a diced jalapeño pepper.
Next, using my large non-stick skillet, without any oil, I cooked them just like hash browns. I browned them and made them extra crispy. Adding the homemade BBQ sauce immediately softens the potatoes, making them absorb the BBQ sauce.
My husband actually said, “that looks like pulled pork.”
“Not in this house,” I laughed.
I topped the sandwiches with pineapple coleslaw I had prepared earlier in the day, and dinner was served. Pineapple and BBQ just go together in my mind, but feel feel to top your sandwich with whatever you enjoy!