Planning a hog roast for your barbecue party? Your should round things up with the right side dish! There’s a wide variety of choices available for a pork dish. From potatoes, a salad, to baked beans. Sky’s the limit for what you can pair with your yummy roast. Check out the ideas and recipes we have in mind below.
Spanish rice is an easy side dish to make that’s yummy even on its own. With a few more ingredients you can even repurpose it as a main dish. It will be a sure hit with your hog roast!
You need the following:
1 cup rice (regular, uncooked)
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tbps vegetable oil
2.5 cups water
1 can tomato sauce
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
Chili powder and garlic powder to taste.
Pour the oil into the skillet and toss in the onion and the rice for roughly 3 minutes. Make sure the rice doesn’t get burned by stirring it every now and then. Keep doing this until the onions are tender and the rice turns golden brown.
Toss in the rest of your ingredients and turn up the heat until it boils. Lower the heat afterwards and place the cover. Allow it to simmer for half an hour and stir it occasionally until your rice is soft and easy to eat.
Baked beans are a classic and easy to whip up. Here’s a basic recipe you can replicate at home.
You will need:
1 (28 ounce) can beans
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup onion (chopped)
1/4 cup ketchup
1/2 teaspoon mustard
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (optional)
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Stir as thoroughly as you can to make sure all the ingredients are distributed evenly.
Place the ingredients in a pan or your container of choice.
Bake it in an oven set to 350 degrees. Check the progress and stir when you hit the halfway point.
Allow it to cook for 40 minutes to an hour. Your halfway point would be roughly 20 minutes to 30.
Check out this video to getting that crispy skin on your hog roast.