If you think that bacon is just a side item for breakfast, check out this collection of bacon recipes that will have you cooking with this flavorful pork item for lunch, dinner, snacks, and even desserts! Bacon is a salt-cured meat that is used in recipes to add unbeatable flavor, crunch, saltiness, as well as fat.
Here, you’ll discover 20 of the best bacon recipes that you can add to your meal planning schedule for outrageously tasty dishes. You’ll find appetizers, salads, egg-based meals, meats and veggie recipes that are elevated with the addition of bacon. Chowders, pizza, pasta and even sweet treats benefit from an infusion of this flavorful meat. Bring home the bacon and get started with these drool-worthy recipes!
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos by Sally’s Baking Addiction
No matter what the event, this appetizer is always a crowd-pleaser! Peppers, either jalapeño or mini sweet peppers, get stuffed with a savory cream cheese mixture and then wrapped in bacon. That’s right. Bacon. You will not be bringing home any leftovers so devour a few before your party!
Rosemary Chicken, Bacon, and Avocado Salad by How Sweet Eats
This gorgeous salad is packed with flavor, texture, healthy veggies and, of course, bacon. This is no little side salad, it’s a full-on meal. The chicken gets its awesome flavor from a little of the bacon grease, so use the good stuff. Delicious!
Bacon Spinach Omelette Recipe by Valentina’s Corner
This beautiful omelette makes the perfect breakfast meal. Spinach, bacon, eggs, tomatoes and your favorite cheese make this a quick and delicious customizable meal.
Low Carb Maple Bacon Crack by Joy Filled Eats
If you’re looking for a new obsession, consider this maple bacon recipe. You have to experience this, so go ahead and indulge in this recipe. It’s low carb, so rest assured you’ll still get awesome flavor but with a healthier twist.
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast by Dinner At The Zoo
How do you take a plain chicken breast and infused it with mouth watering flavor? You stuff it with a savory cheese and spice mixture, wrap it in bacon, put it on a sheet pan with some veggies, and bake. This will be a certified family favorite!
Instant Pot Bacon Wrapped Balsamic Pork by Old House New Home
Put your pressure cooker to work with this pork tenderloin that’s wrapped in bacon. Fresh herbs and and balsamic vinegar take the flavor to new dimensions. You can have this incredible dish on your table in under 30 minutes!
Crab and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms by Maebells
Cream cheese and bacon share space with delectable crab meat in these stuffed mushroom appetizers. In addition to tasting amazing, these are super quick to make!
Crispy Cheese And Bacon Potatoes by Barefeet In The Kitchen
These bacon infused potatoes make the perfect side dish to any meal or even an egg breakfast dish. Add cheese to them, too, for the ultimate loaded ‘tater side dish.
Bacon & Olive Quiche Recipe by Cook Eat Paleo
If you’re on the Keto diet, you’ll want to make this tasty and healthy quiche. There’s no crust involved so you’ll be able to experience all the flavor of the smoky bacon, olives, spinach, and tomatoes that combine to make this a family favorite recipe.
Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Chowder by Peace Love and Low Carb
This recipe is perfect anytime, but you’ll be craving it during fall and winter for its warm and savory comfort factor. This low-carb creamy soup is full of herbs and spices and, of course, bacon flavor. Slow cook it all day for a delicious chowder meal.
Low Carb Bacon Hasselback Zucchini by Sugar Free Mom
Go low carb with these healthy hasselback zucchini loaded with mozzarella and bacon. Perfect on the grill or in the oven. Easy and delish!
Crescent Bacon Breakfast Ring by Jo Cooks
This makes a perfect brunch menu item. Crescent rolls get loaded with scrambled eggs, cheese and bacon and then folded over to create a pretty ring. Bake and serve on a large platter for the ultimate visual effect!
How To Make Candied Bacon by Simply Recipes
In just 30 minutes you can have a bacon garnish that’s ridiculously awesome and quite possibly, addictive. Take bacon, sprinkle with light brown sugar and bake that sweetness right into each strip. You can use this candied bacon in so many ways. It should be a keeper in your fridge!
Southern Bacon-Fried Cabbage by Love Bakes Good Cakes
If you love cabbage, up-level its flavor with the addition of chopped bacon, garlic and onion. Cook the chopped cabbage in this appetizing mixture and you’ll have a tasty favorite side dish to add to your rotation.
Grilled Chicken And Bacon Pizza With Garlic Cream Sauce by Kleinworth And Co.
If you’re ready to try something new with your pizza creations, try adding chicken and crumbled bacon with a zesty garlic sauce, and of course, cheese. Outrageously good!
Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta by Amanda’s Cookin’
Should you make pasta tonight? Or maybe a cheeseburger? Let’s combine them and add some bacon for awesome flavor! This combo works and the kids will love it, too!
Easy Brussels Sprouts And Bacon Recipe by Salt And Lavender
These two ingredients have never tasted so amazing, especially when combined. Brussels sprouts get infused with bacon flavor in this simple and healthy side dish, perfect for any time of year.
Savory Bacon And Cheddar French Toast Bake by Chaos Is Bliss
Whether it’s for brunch or dinner, you can’t go wrong with this family favorite french toast casserole full of eggs, cheddar cheese and bacon. No need to let this soak overnight; assemble, bake, and enjoy!
Bacon Kimchi Cauliflower Fried Rice by Savory Tooth
Try this tangy and healthy cauliflower fried rice dish that’s stir-fried with bacon, peas and carrots and kimchi. This is a perfect low carb item that’s also gluten-free. So satisfying!
Bourbon and Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies by Tidy Mom
If you haven’t tried bacon in a sweet treat, you’re missing out! These cookies are a blend of sweet and salty with a dash of bourbon flavor for good measure. Tip: if you don’t have time to make candied bacon, no worries. You can just use regular bacon and it will be awesome, too!