People are taking Mississippi Pot Roast and making it into more sinfully delicious things
The steadily rising popularity of Mississippi Pot Roast—the ultimate Pinterest-friendly recipe that originated in Ripley and has turned into a supper staple among busy moms nationwide—has given way to plenty of variations when it comes to ingredients, cook time and even how to prepare it.
But the root appeal of the roast as a so-simple-anyone-could-do-it meal easily whipped up in the nearest slow cooker (or Instant Pot) has inspired plenty of interesting recipes made from leftovers.
I searched Pinterest and Reddit for some of the best. Tell us about your Mississippi Roast variations in the comments below.
This person shredded the roast “and put it on an onion roll covered in cheese whizz for a religious experience.”
Blogger Amy Flory took the recipe and replaced the roast with chicken. (Find the recipe here.)
(Over at Recipes That Crock, they’ve got the same idea with Mississippi Chicken Thighs.)
This innovative genius made the roast into tacos. TACOS, PEOPLE.
Some folks have livened up the original recipe by using soft drinks (Coca-Cola, Cherry Coke and Dr. Pepper and are among the most popular) instead of pepper juice. Check out this recipe for Instant Pot Mississippi Coke Roast.
Even the folks at Pillsbury decided to get in on the Mississippi Pot Roast craze by making it into the best pot pie on the planet. (Here’s the recipe.)