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Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch & Breakfast Ideas

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Nothing says Happy Mother’s Day like breakfast in bed, so treat mom to a wood-fired feast this year. From eggs benedict to brown sugar bacon, and even a few cocktails, we’ve got you covered. Get inspired with our Top-10 list of recipes and get Mother’s Day off to a smokin’ start.

Grilled Grapefruit Buck Cocktail

Start the day off with a little celebratory cocktail. Grilled grapefruit and a splash of lemon juice give this drink a fresh dose of wood-fired flavor.


Ham & Egg Breakfast Crepes

Treat Mom to a dish that tastes as good as it looks! You can make the crepe pancakes in a skillet or on your flat top. The crepes can be made in advance then covered and refrigerated until ready to finish on the pellet grill.


Baked Raspberry French Toast Casserole

Cooking for someone with a sweet tooth? Our raspberry French toast casserole has their name written all over it.


Flat Top Country-Style Hash with Ham

Make some eggs for mom and serve this tasty and colorful potato side along with. It's quick and easy on the Traeger Flatrock Flat Top Grill, but you can adapt the recipe to a regular griddle. (Better yet, buy Mom the flat top for Mother's Day.)


Maple Brown Sugar Bacon

Treat mom to a sweet, salty, and crispy treat. Trust us. You won't regret adding this side to your spread.


Smoked Bloody Mary

Traeger Smoked Bloody Mary Mix and Smoked Bloody Mary Salt make this morning cocktail a simple one. Don’t forget to garnish it with mom’s favorites.


BBQ Pulled Pork Huevos Rancheros

Treat mom to the bold flavors of the Southwest. Tender pulled pork is stacked over tortillas, cheese, eggs, and black beans.


Eggs Benedict with Chipotle Pulled Pork

Give this savory breakfast favorite the Traeger treatment. English muffins are topped with smoky pulled pork, poached eggs, and a chipotle hollandaise sauce.


Baked Aspargus Pancetta Cheese Tart

Our asparagus tart, a flaky puff pastry crust topped with fresh asparagus, savory pancetta, and salty Parmesan is the perfect additiona to a special springtime burnch..


Smoked Steelhead Breakfast Sandwich

Quick, easy and delicious. Get your prep in early by smoking the fish ahead of time, so all you have to do is set up a spread for the big day.


No matter what you make, make it a day mom will cherish with Traeger’s wood-fired flavor. With hundreds of smokin' recipes to choose from, we’ve got something for every mom out there.

Looking for the ultimate Mother's Day gift? Shop our grills online, or at your local dealer.

Bacon Breakfast Sausage

by Traeger Kitchen

Prep Time

25 Min

Cook Time

10 Min





Satisfy a pork craving with bacon & sausage by partnering them up for a zesty breakfast.

1 Poundground bulk pork or pork butt, diced into 1/4-inch pieces
1/2 Poundbacon fat back, diced into 1/4-inch pieces
1 Tablespoonkosher salt
2 Teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
2 Teaspoonfresh sage leaves, finely chopped
2 TeaspoonFresh thyme leaves, finely chopped
1/2 Teaspoonfresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped
1/2 Teaspoonfresh marjoram, finely chopped
1/2 Teaspoonground nutmeg
1/2 Teaspooncayenne pepper
1 TeaspoonCrushed red pepper flakes
  • 1

    In a large bowl, add the pork, bacon fat back, salt, pepper, sage, thyme, rosemary, marjoram, nutmeg, cayenne, and red pepper flakes. Mix to combine. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour, or overnight for best flavor.

  • 2

    If grinding your own sausage, use the fine blade of a meat grinder and pass the pork and bacon mixture through once.

  • 3

    Form the sausage into patties, or push through the small tube of a sausage stuffer to form links.

  • 4

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 450°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 5

    Insert the probe into the center of the sausage. Place the links or patties directly on the grill grates. Close the lid, and cook for 10-15 minutes, flipping once, until the internal temperature reaches 175°F.

  • 6

    Remove the sausage from the grill and serve immediately. Enjoy!