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FoodWe're Obsessed With This List of 20 Incredible Bacon Dishes

We’re Obsessed With This List of 20 Incredible Bacon Dishes

Get ready for a delicious cooking adventure that shows one thing for sure: bacon makes every dish better. This set of 20 tasty recipes will make you excited about this yummy ingredient. Whether you like classic dishes or new ideas, these recipes will make you want to try bacon in tasty ways. So get your bacon ready and enjoy every crispy, tasty bite!

Cheese and Bacon Turnovers

a close up image of crispy cheese and bacon turnovers.a close up image of crispy cheese and bacon turnovers.
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These quick and easy turnovers are the perfect appetizer for the whole family. Packed with melty goodness and crispy bacon, they will surely be a hit. Plus, you can whip them up quickly with store-bought puff pastry – no expertise required!

Get The Recipe: Cheese and Bacon Turnovers 

Cinnamon Scones with Maple Bacon Glaze

Cinnamon Peanut Butter Scones topped with a maple glaze and bacon.Cinnamon Peanut Butter Scones topped with a maple glaze and bacon.
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Forget boring scones! These beauties are a flavor explosion. Imagine warm cinnamon rolls studded with melty peanut butter chips, then showered with crisp, salty bacon. A drizzle of sweet maple glaze ties everything together for a taste bud adventure you won’t forget.

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Bacon And Asparagus Pasta Salad

Close-up of a Bacon and Asparagus Pasta Salad with rotini pasta, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, bacon, and grated Parmesan cheese, all tossed in a light dressing, served in a large white bowl.Close-up of a Bacon and Asparagus Pasta Salad with rotini pasta, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, bacon, and grated Parmesan cheese, all tossed in a light dressing, served in a large white bowl.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

This Bacon and Asparagus Pasta Salad is a crowd-pleaser, perfect for barbecues, potlucks, or a satisfying weeknight dinner.

Get The Recipe: Bacon And Asparagus Pasta Salad

Bacon Wrapped Dates

a platter of Bacon Wrapped Dates on baking paper with a creamy dip.a platter of Bacon Wrapped Dates on baking paper with a creamy dip.
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Bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with crunchy almonds and served with a dollop of airy whipped blue cheese create the ultimate sweet and savory combination. These bite-sized delights are incredibly easy to prepare, making them the perfect last-minute party appetizer that will leave everyone begging for more!

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Amatriciana Sauce

A heaping bowl of pasta with Amatriciana Sauce topped with grated cheese.A heaping bowl of pasta with Amatriciana Sauce topped with grated cheese.
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This Italian favorite features crispy bacon and onions in a vibrant tomato sauce. A splash of white wine adds depth, while a fiery spice awakens your senses. It’s an authentic experience that’s easy to make at home.

Get The Recipe: Amatriciana Sauce

Creamy Chicken & Bacon with Mushrooms

Creamy Chicken with Bacon & Mushrooms in a dish packed full of bacon and mushrooms.Creamy Chicken with Bacon & Mushrooms in a dish packed full of bacon and mushrooms.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

This Creamy Chicken & Bacon with Mushrooms recipe isn’t afraid to pile on the flavor. Forget bland chicken breasts – here, bone-in thighs are browned to perfection, then bathed in a luxurious sauce brimming with crispy bacon, earthy mushrooms, and a touch of white wine.

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Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

A pan with brussels sprouts and bacon in a cream sauce.A pan with brussels sprouts and bacon in a cream sauce.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

Forget boring Brussels sprouts! This recipe turns them into the star of the show. We’re talking crispy bacon in every bite, mingling with tender Brussels sprouts and fragrant garlic. All topped with a rich and creamy parmesan sauce, it’s a dish that will have everyone reaching for seconds (and begging for the recipe).

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Easy Mushroom & Bacon Risotto

Mushroom and Bacon Risotto in a white bowl scattered with fresh herbs.Mushroom and Bacon Risotto in a white bowl scattered with fresh herbs.
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This Easy Mushroom & Bacon Risotto recipe makes cooking risotto a breeze with a 30-minute, no-stir method. It’s the ideal dish for busy weeknights.

Get The Recipe: Easy Mushroom & Bacon Risotto

Green Bean Casserole with Bacon

Green bean casserole with bacon being served with a spoon.Green bean casserole with bacon being served with a spoon.
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This tasty Green Bean Casserole with Bacon recipe is the ultimate side dish, featuring a creamy sauce and a crunchy topping.

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Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta

This recipe for Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta from Erren's Kitchen is a rich and delicious one pot dish that's simple to make and ready in just 20 minutes.This recipe for Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta from Erren's Kitchen is a rich and delicious one pot dish that's simple to make and ready in just 20 minutes.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

This simple Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta recipe is a rich and delicious one-pot meal that’s easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes.

Get The Recipe: Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta

Bacon Quinoa Salad with Lemon Dijon Dressing

This recipe for Bacon Quinoa Salad with Lemon Dijon Dressing (brought to you by Rachel from Savoring Simple) is a fresh, colorful salad that's great with grilled meats, or on its own as a meal.This recipe for Bacon Quinoa Salad with Lemon Dijon Dressing (brought to you by Rachel from Savoring Simple) is a fresh, colorful salad that's great with grilled meats, or on its own as a meal.
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This Bacon Quinoa Salad recipe, featuring a Lemon Dijon Dressing from Rachel at Savoring Simple, is a fresh, colorful salad that pairs wonderfully with grilled meats or stands alone as a meal.

Get The Recipe: Bacon Quinoa Salad with Lemon Dijon Dressing

Yellow Split Pea and Bacon Soup

A bowl of soup, with Bacon and vegetables in itA bowl of soup, with Bacon and vegetables in it
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This Yellow Split Pea and Bacon Soup recipe is bursting with flavor and offers a simple twist on the traditional split pea and ham soup.

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Brie Bites with Bacon

A plate of 4 baked brie bites with a white background.A plate of 4 baked brie bites with a white background.
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Who knew Brie and Bacon could be best friends? These Brie Bites are a revelation! Bite-sized puff pastry cups are filled with gooey Brie cheese, a burst of cranberry sweetness, and the salty magic of crispy bacon.

Get The Recipe: Brie Bites

Best Ever Chicken Salad

A bowl of chicken salad garnished with sliced green onions and sliced of bread next to it.A bowl of chicken salad garnished with sliced green onions and sliced of bread next to it.
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Tender chicken combined with bacon, celery, and green onions, all tossed in a creamy mayonnaise dressing—this recipe is bound to become your new favorite.

Get The Recipe: Chicken Salad

Homemade BBQ Baked Beans

A close up image of Homemade BBQ Baked Beans in a black pan with a spoon.A close up image of Homemade BBQ Baked Beans in a black pan with a spoon.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

Say goodbye to canned baked beans; whip up delicious Homemade BBQ Baked Beans at home—perfect for your next cookout.

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Maple Bacon Apple Cupcakes

Cupcakes topped with a swirl of frosting and chopped bacon.Cupcakes topped with a swirl of frosting and chopped bacon.
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These fluffy cupcakes capture the essence of pancakes, bursting with buttermilk, juicy apples, and warm cinnamon. But wait, there’s more! A decadent maple Swiss meringue buttercream adds a touch of sophistication and the real showstopper. A sprinkle of crispy, salty bacon takes these cupcakes from delightful to unforgettable.

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Bacon Pasta Salad

A close up image of pasta salad with bacon and green onions in a bowl.A close up image of pasta salad with bacon and green onions in a bowl.
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Bacon bliss in 15 minutes! This easy pasta salad is loaded with crispy bacon, refreshing green onions, and cool cucumber for a side dish sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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Chicken Cobb Salad

An overhead photo of cob salad layered with eggs, bacon, tomatoes lettuce etcAn overhead photo of cob salad layered with eggs, bacon, tomatoes lettuce etc
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Think you know Cobb Salad? Think again! This version takes the classic to new heights with juicy chicken, crispy bacon, creamy avocado, and all the usual suspects. But wait, there’s more!

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Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffing

Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffing with a slice cut out of it showing the stuffing with sausage meat throughout.Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffing with a slice cut out of it showing the stuffing with sausage meat throughout.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

Don’t let leftover stuffing go to waste! This recipe creates bite-sized bundles of deliciousness by wrapping juicy sausage in crispy bacon and smothering it in your favorite stuffing. It’s the perfect way to use up leftovers and create a show-stopping dish in minutes.

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast

a close up image of a Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast being served with a spatula.a close up image of a Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast being served with a spatula.
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Ditch the boring chicken routine! This recipe takes boneless, skinless breasts to flavor town with a simple bacon weave and everyday spices. Baked to juicy perfection with a caramelized crispy exterior, it’s ready in under 30 minutes and pairs perfectly with anything!

Get The Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast

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