23 ways to love bacon
Find new reasons to love the salty-smoky-sweet taste of bacon in our collection of irresistible recipes
BLT Chicken Burgers
Jazz up a basic chicken burger with sharp cheddar, parmesan, and garlic ― then top with crisp bacon, juicy tomatoes, and lettuce.
Recipe: BLT Chicken Burgers
Barbecued Bacon and Shrimp
Wrap fresh peeled shrimp in a crisp bacon jacket, finish on the grill, and serve with our delicious dipping sauce.
Apple wood-smoked bacon adds especially rich flavor to this salad. Use leftover cooked chicken or buy roast chicken from a deli. Choose a pungent blue cheese such as Oregon blue, Roquefort, or gorgonzola.
Chicken, Bacon, and Blue-cheese Sandwiches
Blue cheese and crispy bacon are a match made in heaven in this satisfying sandwich.
Dates with Bacon
This classic recipe is the perfect marriage of salty and sweet.
Endive Salad with Bacon, Gorgonzola, and Avocado
Chock-full of favorite Western ingredients, this salad is simple to prepare and a real crowd-pleaser.
Smoky Beef-and-Bacon Chili
Bacon, fire-roasted tomatoes, and spicy smoked paprika give this easy-to-make chili a deep, complex flavor.
Shrimp with Bacon-Cheese Polenta
Our version of shrimp and grits comes with bacon, adding a smoky meatiness to the entire dish.
Bart’s Ultimate BLT
Take a bite of this BLT made with basil mayonnaise and mozzarella cheese, and you’ll never go back to the standard.
Smoky, salty bacon is a signature flavor of this classic dish. We particularly like this cream-free version (you won’t even notice it’s missing, we swear).
Classic Western Burgers
Out here, a burger almost feels naked without some nice, crispy bacon along with the other classic accoutrements and our special slaw.
Bacon Deviled Eggs
Bacon and eggs, the quintessential breakfast pairing, work wonders in deviled eggs.
Halibut Kebabs with Grilled Bread and Pancetta
We couldn't believe how outrageously yummy these halibut skewers are. Crusty Italian bread and halibut are seasoned with fresh rosemary, then woven with pancetta and grilled until golden.
Roasted Apple, Bacon, and Frisee Salad
Sweet apples and salty bacon are tossed with frisee and a warm dressing in this simple salad.
Classic beans wouldn’t be the same without the smoky flavor from good-quality bacon. Try this quick and tasty version made with pinquito beans.
Parmesan cheese, crisp bacon, and nutty, slightly anise-scented caraway perk up plain potatoes.
Bacon-Olive Potato Salad
Bacon and briny capers and olives make this potato salad stand out from the bland tubs of supermarket potato salad.
Pork Chops with Fresh Green and Red Cabbage
Here's a hearty dish for a chilly night. Pork, cabbage, bacon, and caraway ― a classic German combination ― pair well with crisp, dry Riesling.
Pasta Shells with Corn and Bacon
This quick pasta dish is a favorite of ours and we know your family will love the combo of sweet corn and salty bacon tossed with a creamy sauce.
Green Bean and Whole-grain Penne Salad
This salad is all about contrasts in flavor and texture: chewy, nutty pasta mingled with crisp, sweet green beans and strewn with bits of crunchy bacon and creamy Roquefort.
Pan-roasted Chicken on Bacon-Mushroom Ragout
Earthy mushrooms and smoky bacon pair with succulent chicken breasts and fresh thyme.