Tailgating Recipes for Game Day - Pork.org

Tailgating Recipes for Game Day

These tailgating recipes stay winning, even if your favorite team isn’t.

Breakfast of Champions

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Tailgating Breakfast Burritos

Don’t forget about breakfast when you’re planning your tailgating menu. Prep, wrap & store ahead of time, so these breakfast burritos are ready to be thrown on the grill for game day.

Here’s what you’ll need:
8 ounces bacon (cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
8 ounces breakfast sausage (crumbled)
3 cups frozen potato and onion mix (or refrigerated)
1 cup salsa (or pico de gallo)
1 ripe avocado (peeled, pitted, and diced, about 1 cup)
6 burrito size flour tortillas (extra-large, warmed to soften) 2 cups shredded Mexican-blend cheese (divided)
6 eggs (scrambled, divided)
salsa (and/or hot sauce and sour cream for serving)

How to Grill Ribs for Game Day

  1. Pick your favorite  type of pork rib.
  2. Remove the membrane or silverskin on the back of the ribs.
  3. Season all sides with your favorite rub!
  4. Grill over medium indirect heat for 1.5 – 2 hrs.
  5. Baste with your favorite BBQ sauce and continue cooking until ribs reach an internal temp of 190° F.



This image is courtesy of, Kitchen Konfidence. 


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