15 Drool-Worthy Recipes To Make With Bacon

Bacon never looked so good. Well. That's a lie. Bacon always looks good.

September 8, 2017
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Get excited about bacon again with the following recipes you're sure to love. Crispy, crunchy, and irresistibly delicious, your breakfast, lunch, and dinner just got an upgrade.

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So what are you waiting for? Get cooking!

Mitch Mandel
Bacon-Tomato Zucchini Pasta

You don't need traditional grain-based pastas when you can use good old zucchini. This aromatic, light pasta is brought to life even further with the addition of bacon.

Get the Bacon-Tomato Zucchini Pasta recipe from The All-Day Fat-Burning Cookbook.

Adrianna Adarme
Smoky Bacon Mac And Cheese

This recipe follows the same framework as my mom's mac and cheese, but the Gruyère and Swiss have been subbed out for smoked Gouda and pepper Jack to give it some sass. 

Get the Smoky Bacon Mac and Cheese recipe from Molly on the Range.

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Tara Donne
Split Pea Soup With Shiitake "Bacon"

Thanks to the earthy, meaty magic of shiitakes and the heat of your oven, this split pea soup is elevated to another level in flavor and savoriness.

Get the Split Pea Soup With Shiitake "Bacon" recipe from Soup Cleanse Cookbook.

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Piglet Muffins With Caramelized Bacon

These piglet muffins are filled with the cheese and, you guessed it, bacon, and baked until warm and golden brown. Just don't expect leftovers with these guys. 

Get the Piglet Muffins With Caramelized Bacon recipe from The Messy Baker.

Christopher Testani
Bacon & Eggs Pizza With Black Pepper & Chives

With a surprising caramelized onion jam—that works as a sauce topping—coating the whole pie, the combination of flavors will keep the surprises coming. Cheat Day? We're ready for you.

Get the Bacon & Eggs Pizza With Black Pepper & Chives recipe from Truly Mady Pizza.

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Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Brussels Sprouts

These small snacks make for a great holiday addition, or a Super Bowl-ready appetizer. Who won't go for the bacon?

Get the Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Brussels Sprouts recipe from Modern Hospitality.

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Dates With Bacon

These little morsels are sweet, savory, and nutty -- all rolled, literally, into one awesome appetizer.

Get the Dates With Bacon recipe from Guy Gourmet.

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Bacon-Pecan Breakfast Biscuits

 Top them with a poached egg or Greek yogurt for a wheat-free breakfast that’ll keep your stomach from growling until lunchtime.

Get the Bacon-Pecan Breakfast Biscuits recipe from The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution Cookbook.

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Maple-Bacon Oatmeal

Mix in maple syrup, then crumble bacon on top for a breakfast you'll want every morning.

Get the Maple-Bacon Oatmeal recipe from 101 Muscle Meals.

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Bacon-Mushroom Breakfast Sandwich

You can cook the bacon the day before and refrigerate it to save time in the morning.

Get the Bacon-Mushroom Breakfast Sandwich recipe from The Salt Solution Cookbook.

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Spinach And Bacon Salad

To ensure crisp spinach, wrap washed and stemmed leaves in a clean towel and refrigerate for at least an hour before using in salad.

Get the Spinach and Bacon Salad recipe from The Church Supper Cookbook.

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Bacon And Avocado Omelets

Omelets are usually made in two-serving amounts. You can prep all the filling ingredients together, but the eggs need to be beaten separately for each omelet you make.

Get the Bacon and Avocado Omelets recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook.

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Bacon-Cheddar Pinwheels

These tasty pinwheels look impressive on an appetizer plate. And they couldn't be simpler to put together.

Get the Bacon-Cheddar Pinwheels recipe from Homemade in Half the Time.

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Bacon And Cheddar Baked Potato Skins

This popular restaurant appetizer is easily slimmed down. Use the reserved potato pulp to thicken a vegetable soup or make mashed potatoes at a later date.

Get the Bacon and Cheddar Baked Potato Skins recipe from 400 Calorie Fix Cookbook.

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Maple-Bacon-Apple Stuffed French Toast

For the best textured toast, try using thick slices of baguette, challah, brioche, or whole wheat bread, or even a split croissant.

Get the Maple-Bacon-Apple Stuffed French Toast recipe from Guy Gourmet.

The article 15 Drool-Worthy Recipes to Make With Bacon originally appeared on Rodale Wellness.