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15 Breakfast Pork Recipes: Delicious Morning Ideas

I’ve attached a video for every recipe below from my favorite home cooks. I know some of you prefer video over reading, so I thought that might be helpful. Breakfast pork recipes are a fantastic way to start your day with a burst of flavor and protein. From classic pork chops to tasty pork belly skillets, there’s something here for everyone.

For those who love a hearty breakfast, try seasoning pork chops with spices like paprika, pepper, and thyme before frying them in a cast iron skillet. If baking is more your style, pork chops seasoned with rosemary and garlic powder can be baked until perfectly tender.

For a twist, consider making a breakfast skillet with pulled pork. Mix crispy potatoes and onions with savory pulled pork for a mouthwatering morning meal. These recipes guarantee a satisfying start to your day that will keep you coming back for more.

Breakfast Sausage

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves

Instructions:


  1. Combine spices: In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, sage, salt, black pepper, marjoram, red pepper flakes, and cloves.



  2. Prepare meat: Place ground pork in a large bowl.



  3. Mix ingredients: Add the spice mixture to the pork. Use your hands to mix until well combined.



  4. Form patties: Shape the pork mixture into 6 patties.



  5. Cook: Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the patties to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until browned.


Possible Substitutes:

  • Ground meat: You can use ground turkey, chicken, or a mix.
  • Spices: Adjust the spice level by adding cayenne pepper or extra red pepper flakes.
  • Sweetener: For a sweeter taste, add 1-2 teaspoons of maple syrup or honey.

Pork and Eggs

Ingredients:

  • Pork loin slices or pork chops
  • Eggs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Paprika
  • Olive oil or avocado oil
  • Butter
  • Onions (optional)
  • Spinach (optional)
  • Tomatoes (optional)
  • Garlic (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and paprika over both sides of the pork. Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  3. Add the pork and cook until it reaches an internal temperature of 160°F.
  4. In another pan, melt butter on low heat.
  5. Crack eggs into the pan and cook until desired doneness.
  6. Serve pork and eggs together.

Possible Substitutes:

  • Replace pork loin with leftover pulled pork.
  • Use Cajun seasoning instead of paprika.
  • Try cooking the eggs scrambled or as an omelet.
  • Add vegetables like bell peppers or jalapeños for extra flavor.

Enjoy your simple yet delicious breakfast!

Pork Chops with Scrambled Eggs

Here’s a delicious way to start your day with pork chops and scrambled eggs.

Ingredients:

  • 4 pork chops
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup half & half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Cooking oil or spray

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your grill to medium heat.
  2. Season the pork chops with salt and let them sit at room temperature for about 10 minutes.
  3. Cook pork chops on the grill for 2 minutes, then rotate them 90 degrees to create grill marks and grill for another 2 minutes.
  4. Flip the chops and repeat the process on the other side until cooked through.
  5. While the pork chops cook, whisk together the eggs, half & half, and salt until they turn a pale yellow.
  6. Stir in the green onions and chives into the egg mixture.
  7. In a skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  8. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until the eggs are softly scrambled.

Possible Substitutes:

  • Half & half: Use milk or heavy cream.
  • Green onions: Use regular onions or shallots.
  • Chives: Use parsley or dill.

Pork and Cheese Omelette

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup pulled pork or sausage, cooked
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, or your choice)
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup diced bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter or oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions


  1. Prepare your ingredients: Dice the onion and bell pepper. Shred the cheese if it’s not pre-shredded.



  2. Cook the meat and veggies: In a skillet over medium heat, cook the diced onion and bell pepper until they are soft. Add the pulled pork or sausage and cook until heated. Remove from the skillet and set aside.



  3. Make the egg mixture: In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs with a pinch of salt and pepper. Beat until blended and a bit frothy.



  4. Cook the omelette: Heat 2 tbsp of butter or oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Pour in the egg mixture and cook without stirring until the edges start to set.



  5. Add fillings: Sprinkle the cooked meat, veggies, and cheese over one half of the omelette. Fold the other half over the fillings.



  6. Finish cooking: Cook for another 2-3 minutes until the cheese is melted and eggs are fully set. Slide the omelette onto a plate and serve warm.


Possible Substitutes

  • Pulled pork: Shredded chicken or bacon
  • Shredded cheese: Feta, goat cheese, or pepper jack
  • Butter: Olive oil or margarine
  • Onion: Green onions or shallots
  • Bell pepper: Spinach or mushrooms

Pork and Vegetable Skillet

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced potatoes
  • 1 cup pulled pork
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the diced potatoes and cook until they start to soften, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the onions and bell peppers. Cook until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Add the pulled pork to the skillet, mixing it with the vegetables and potatoes.
  5. Make four small wells in the mixture and crack an egg into each well.
  6. Cover the skillet with a lid and cook until the eggs are set to your liking.
  7. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley if desired.

Possible Substitutes

  • Sweet potatoes can replace regular potatoes.
  • Use ham or bacon if you don’t have pulled pork.
  • Spinach or zucchini can be added instead of bell peppers.
  • Egg whites can replace whole eggs for a healthier option.

Pork and Bean Casserole

Ingredients

  • Ground beef
  • Pork and beans
  • Canned biscuits
  • Shredded cheese
  • Minced garlic
  • Onion

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook the ground beef until it’s browned.
  3. In a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish, mix the cooked beef and pork and beans.
  4. Place biscuits on a baking sheet and bake them for 4 minutes.
  5. Put the partially baked biscuits on top of the casserole.
  6. Sprinkle shredded cheese over the biscuits.
  7. Bake the casserole, covered, for 20-30 minutes.

Possible Substitutes

  • Ground beef: Ground turkey or chicken
  • Canned biscuits: Homemade biscuit dough or puff pastry
  • Shredded cheese: Any cheese you like, such as mozzarella or Monterey Jack

Pork and Potato Hash

To make a tasty Pork and Potato Hash, you’ll need a few simple ingredients and follow some easy steps. In this section, you’ll find everything you need to create this delicious dish.

Ingredients Needed:

  • Sliced potatoes
  • Pork roast (leftover)
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Scallions
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Tabasco sauce (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Prepare Ingredients: Slice your potatoes and chop the onions, garlic, and scallions.
  2. Cook Potatoes: Place potatoes and 1 1/2 cups of water in a nonstick skillet. Boil over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  3. Season and Add Pork: Add onions, garlic, scallions, salt, Worcestershire sauce, and pork to the skillet. Mix well.
  4. Cook Hash: Increase heat to high. Cook uncovered for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently until the potatoes are browned and the pork is heated through.

Possible Substitutes:

  • Potatoes: Use sweet potatoes or hash browns.
  • Pork Roast: Substitute with pulled pork or sausage.
  • Olive Oil: You can use vegetable oil or butter.
  • Worcestershire Sauce: Soy sauce can be used as a replacement.

Pork and Egg Breakfast Burritos

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup pulled pork
  • 1/4 cup BBQ sauce
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar or your choice)
  • 4 large tortillas
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat oil: In a frying pan, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook bell peppers: Add diced bell peppers and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add pulled pork: Stir in pulled pork and BBQ sauce. Simmer for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Set aside.
  4. Scramble eggs: In another pan, heat remaining olive oil. Scramble the eggs until fully cooked.
  5. Warm tortillas: Heat each tortilla on a grill or pan until warm and slightly crispy.
  6. Assemble: Layer pulled pork, scrambled eggs, and cheese in the center of each tortilla.
  7. Roll up: Fold the ends of the tortilla over the filling and roll up to make a burrito.
  8. Serve: Cut burritos in half if desired and serve hot.

Possible Substitutes:

  • Pulled pork: Use sausage, bacon, or ham.
  • BBQ sauce: Use salsa or hot sauce.
  • Shredded cheese: Swap with any cheese like mozzarella or pepper jack.
  • Bell pepper: Substitute with onions or tomatoes.
  • Olive oil: Use vegetable oil or butter.

Enjoy your delicious pork and egg breakfast burritos!

Pork and Spinach Quiche

Ingredients needed:

  • 1/2 pound ground pork sausage
  • 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell peppers
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pre-made pie crust (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cook the ground pork sausage in a skillet over medium heat until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  3. Add the chopped onions and bell peppers to the skillet. Cook until softened.
  4. Stir in the chopped spinach until wilted. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and black pepper.
  6. Add the cooked sausage mixture and shredded cheddar cheese to the bowl. Mix well.
  7. Pour the mixture into a pie crust if using, or directly into a greased pie dish.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, or until the quiche is set and the top is golden brown.
  9. Let cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Possible substitutes:

  • Ground turkey sausage instead of pork sausage
  • Kale instead of spinach
  • Mozzarella or feta cheese instead of cheddar
  • Almond milk instead of regular milk
  • Chopped zucchini instead of bell peppers

Enjoy your delicious Pork and Spinach Quiche!

Pork and Mushroom Omelette

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Mix ground pork with 1 tablespoon soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, white pepper, and garlic in a bowl.
  3. Cook pork mixture in a heated pan over medium heat until browned. Set aside.
  4. Beat eggs in a separate bowl with remaining soy sauce.
  5. Add mushrooms and scallions to the beaten eggs.
  6. Heat oil in a pan and pour in the egg mixture.
  7. Add cooked pork on top of the egg mixture.
  8. Cook omelette until edges are set, then transfer pan to preheated oven.
  9. Bake for 5-7 minutes or until the center is fully set.
  10. Serve hot.

Possible Substitutes

  • Ground chicken instead of ground pork
  • Tamari in place of soy sauce
  • Coconut aminos as a fish sauce substitute
  • Chopped onions instead of scallions

Pork and Cheese Frittata

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk or heavy cream
  • 1 cup cooked pork (diced or shredded)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, or your choice)
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 cup cooked potatoes (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
  • Fresh herbs for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  3. Heat the olive oil or butter in an oven-proof skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the diced onions and cook for 2-3 minutes until they begin to soften.
  5. Add the cooked pork and potatoes to the skillet, stirring to mix evenly.
  6. Pour the egg mixture over the pork and vegetables in the skillet.
  7. Sprinkle the shredded cheese evenly over the top.
  8. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the eggs are set and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Garnish with fresh herbs if desired and serve hot.

Possible Substitutes

  • Milk can be replaced with heavy cream or a dairy-free milk alternative.
  • Any type of cooked pork, such as pork belly, pulled pork, or leftover pork chops.
  • Switch up the cheese with your favorite variety, like gouda or feta.
  • Add or replace vegetables with bell peppers, spinach, or tomatoes.

Pork and Bacon Skillet

Ingredients:

  • 4 strips of applewood smoked bacon
  • 2 pork loin chops, boneless
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 4 large eggs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Instructions:

  1. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crispy. Remove bacon and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, add the butter and let it melt.
  3. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper, then add them to the skillet.
  4. Cook pork chops for 3-4 minutes on each side until they are nicely browned.
  5. Remove pork chops and set aside.
  6. Add the diced bell pepper and onion to the skillet. Sauté for 5-6 minutes until softened.
  7. Add the spinach and cook for another 1-2 minutes until wilted.
  8. Whisk the eggs in a small bowl. Move the veggies aside to create a hole in the skillet.
  9. Pour the eggs into the hole, cooking for 1-2 minutes until they are scrambled.
  10. Crumble the bacon and add it back into the skillet along with the pork chops.
  11. Mix everything together, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Possible Substitutes:

  • Turkey bacon instead of applewood smoked bacon
  • Chicken breast in place of pork loin chops
  • Kale instead of spinach
  • Any type of bell pepper

Pork and Egg Tacos

You will love making pork and egg tacos for breakfast. They’re easy and delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb pork sausage or pulled pork
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Salsa
  • 4 small flour tortillas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Cook the Pork: In a skillet, cook the pork sausage or pulled pork over medium heat until fully cooked.
  2. Prepare Eggs: In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, and a pinch of salt.
  3. Cook Onions: Add the olive oil to the skillet with the pork. Add chopped onions and cook until translucent.
  4. Scramble Eggs: Add the egg mixture to the skillet. Scramble until the eggs are fully cooked.
  5. Assemble Tacos: Warm tortillas in a separate pan or microwave. Place the pork and egg mixture on each tortilla.
  6. Add Toppings: Top with shredded cheddar cheese, avocado slices, and salsa.
  7. Serve: Roll up the tortillas and enjoy your tacos.

Possible Substitutes:

  • Cheese: Use any type of cheese, such as mozzarella or pepper jack.
  • Avocado: Replace with guacamole or omit if desired.
  • Tortillas: Use corn tortillas or whole wheat tortillas.
  • Pork: Substitute with turkey sausage or chorizo.

Pork and Sweet Potato Hash

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup cooked pork, shredded or diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 eggs (optional)

Instructions


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.



  2. Add the sweet potatoes and cook for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they start to soften and brown.



  3. Add the onion and red bell pepper to the skillet. Cook for 5 minutes until they are soft.



  4. Stir in the pork, garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 5-7 minutes until everything is heated through.



  5. (Optional) In a separate pan, fry or poach eggs to your liking.



  6. Serve the hash hot, topping with eggs if desired.


Possible Substitutes

  • Sweet potatoes: Regular potatoes or butternut squash
  • Pork: Chicken, beef, or turkey
  • Olive oil: Butter or coconut oil
  • Red bell pepper: Green bell pepper or any other color

Enjoy your tasty Pork and Sweet Potato Hash for breakfast!

Pork and Green Chili Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 can (4 oz) green chiles, diced
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large skillet, brown the pork over medium heat. Drain any excess oil.
  3. Mix the pork with black beans, green chiles, cream of mushroom soup, salsa, cooked rice, and cumin.
  4. Season well with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour the mixture into an ungreased 2-quart baking dish.
  6. Bake uncovered for about 30 minutes, or until bubbly.
  7. Sprinkle shredded Cheddar cheese on top. Let it stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Possible Substitutes

  • Ground turkey or chicken instead of ground pork
  • Pinto beans in place of black beans
  • Cream of chicken soup instead of cream of mushroom soup
  • Brown rice or quinoa in place of white rice
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