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45 bacon recipes to increase your passion for the ingredient

Those who really love bacon know that there is no right time or place to taste this inexplicably delicious delicacy. And if you identify with this, you can rejoice: in this post there are recipes with bacon for breakfast, there is bacon for lunch on the weekend, in the afternoon snack and even inside the brigadeiro. After all, you are always welcome.

Prepare your bacon slices or cubes and check out 45 suggestions with the food below. There are options from the simplest, with only 2 ingredients, to the most elaborate and ideas for special occasions.

Bacon Recipes for a Mouthwatering Meal

1. Asparagus risotto with bacon: you know those recipes that are not only delicious but also beautiful? Here’s a nice example. Asparagus and bacon bring color to the dish. The risotto base is easy to make and can be used in preparations with different ingredients. Finish with lemon zest for a special touch.

2. Roast Chicken with Vegetables and Bacon: For those days when the whole family gathers around the table, there’s nothing like a practical meal to make – and one that gets compliments. And it’s not much of a mystery! Season the chicken, place a slice of bacon over each piece, top with raw vegetables and bake on a plate covered with foil. Boom!

3. Lasagna bolognese wrapped in bacon: far beyond a common lasagna, here the idea is to wrap everything with a generous layer of bacon. To do this, you need to assemble a “bacon bed” on the bottom and sides of the form used. Then, place the layers of bolognese sauce, lasagna noodles, béchamel sauce, ham and cheese. It’s a delight!

4. Meatloaf with bacon stuffed with mashed potatoes: two ingredients that make our hearts beat with love are found in this dish: bacon and potatoes. Hmmmm! Although the preparation of this meatloaf is full of steps, it is worth all the work involved. The bacon is golden and with a bittersweet flavor of the barbecue sauce. There won’t be a single piece left!

5. Bacon, leek and peas risotto: a recipe that only soils one pan? Yes, ma’am! Ideal for days when the desire to eat well is the same size as the laziness to wash dishes. This bacon, leek and pea risotto is made with arborio rice. 2/3 cup is just the right amount for two people.

6. Zucchini spaghetti with bacon: although it’s made with zucchini, this recipe isn’t that light. However, it’s just a delight! Fry bacon and 3 cloves of garlic. Add a zucchini with peel grated in long strands. Let it soften a little and mix in half a can of chopped peeled tomatoes. Season to your liking and enjoy.

7. White beans with bacon and sausage: who said white beans can only be used in triplets? He is the protagonist of this recipe here, and shares the scene with all the flavor of bacon and paio sausage. It is a bean to lick your lips – and it can be frozen, being a great alternative to have on hand in your everyday life.

8. Spaghetti in garlic and oil with bacon: a delicious dish and ideal for those days when your pantry is empty. The dough is ready in a matter of 15 minutes and only takes olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, parsley and bacon. Chef’s tip: put the garlic in the pan along with the olive oil at room temperature and don’t let it overcook. Otherwise, it leaves a bitter taste.

9. Bacon-roasted filet mignon: filet mignon is already delicious. Imagine now with a bacon topping. A recipe that conquers both for its flavor and its look. The best of everything? The facility! Just season the fillet with salt and pepper, cover with slices of bacon, brush with melted butter and put in the oven.

10. Mac n’ cheese with bacon: the famous American macaroni and cheese gets even more irresistible when it gets a touch of bacon. It’s one of those recipes to make in one pot, you know?

11. Zucchini with tomato, bacon and eggs: for those who are looking for low carb options, this one is a hand on the wheel. After all, including some less caloric alternatives in your daily life doesn’t mean having less flavor. Fry the bacon, add the zucchini and cook for 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook more. Poke holes in the mixture and add whole eggs. Cover the pan for 3 minutes and you’re done!

12. Corn and bacon soup: remember that corn and bacon soup that is served in a famous restaurant? It can be played in your own home! The ingredient list calls for corn, milk, bacon, sour cream, salt and pepper. Great idea for those very cold days.

13. Bacon and Cheese Meatballs: Ideal for weekend lunches, these meatballs are made with ground beef, stuffed with cheese, wrapped in thin slices of bacon and topped with barbecue sauce. Just thinking about it makes your mouth water, doesn’t it?

Bacon side dishes recipes

14. Bacon-Roasted Cauliflower: Cauliflower is one of those vegetables that are pure versatility. Using only cabbage and very small bacon cubes, plus salt and pepper, you can make this delicious side dish – which can still be frozen for another day.

15. Mashed potatoes with bacon: between us: potatoes are always good. And in this idea here they are presented in an irresistible way: soft, with a topping of mayonnaise, cheese, bacon and green seasoning. A charm to snack between friends.

16. Argentinian potato with bacon and 3 cheeses: cream cheese, Minas Padrão cheese, grated parmesan, potato, chopped bacon. The royalty of the ingredients comes together in this Argentine-inspired delight. The dish is tastier if you use Asterix type potatoes.

17. Bacon with banana farofa: don’t frown at this farofinha until you know a little more about it. What makes it so fantastic is precisely the combination of different flavors. The banana jam, the smoked bacon and the cassava flour snacks are a blast! How about giving it a try?

18. Mashed manioc with mushrooms and bacon: food in the form of a hug. This is more or less how we can define this puree. To prepare it you will only need manioc, unsalted butter, milk, salt and nutmeg. The difference is the mixture of dried mushroom with bacon served on top of everything. To scrape the bottom of the plate!

19. Bacon Stuffed Potatoes: You know those recipes where anything is possible? Using the potato as a base, you can fill it with whatever you prefer – or you’re making soup in the fridge. Cream cheese can be exchanged for mayonnaise or cottage cheese, for example.

20. Vegetables wrapped in bacon: even those who are not very fond of vegetables will be interested in this snack here. The idea is to make a bundle with strips of carrots, yellow peppers and green beans, wrapping everything with strips of bacon. Buy the bacon already sliced ​​and buy more time to prepare other delights!

21. Pea cream with bacon: for the coldest days of winter, a warm cream option that is just love. The ingredient list calls for frozen peas, vegetable stock, carrots, leeks, onions, garlic, dry white wine, diced bacon, salt and pepper. The bacon is prepared separately and sprinkled over the finished cream, giving that crunchy touch.

22. Spinach souffle with bacon: crispy outside, tasty filling and soft inside. Yes, all this in this souffle here. While bacon brings its unique flavor, spinach makes the preparation more nutritious and special. Love at first bite guarantee.

23. Broccoli Salad with Bacon: Bacon can also be synonymous with salad. Yes, ma’am. He appears to give that extra flair to our favorite veggies! And the coolest thing is that you can freely adapt the recipe according to what you have at home.

24. Farofa with bacon and raisins: whether to accompany a barbecue, a feijoada, a chicken or a roast beef, it is always good to have a recipe for farofa joker. This option here is slightly moist, delicate and full of flavor. It takes bacon, onion, garlic, eggs, cassava flour, eggs, parsley, chives, salt, pepper and raisins.

Bacon Recipes for a Breathtaking Snack

25. Cheese bread with bacon: ideal snack to accompany your favorite series, cheese bread is even more special with a touch of bacon. The bacon fried in cubes must be incorporated into the dough at the end of its preparation.

26. Bacon and Corn Pie: Another one of those duos that win over fans wherever they go, the corn and bacon tripe makes a great addition to this savory pie. Both the dough and filling are made with easy-to-find ingredients like olive oil, flour, milk and eggs.

27. Bacon Burdog: Close your eyes for a moment and imagine with us: a crispy bun and, inside, a hamburger wrapped in bacon and stuffed with cheese and sausage. It’s too wonderful to explain with words alone. See the full recipe and video right now!

28. Scrambled eggs with bacon and cheese: there are days when we deserve a special breakfast. The kind of hotel ones, you know? That’s where this scrambled egg recipe comes in, which has bacon and cheese because we’re not kidding around. The recipe takes 3 eggs, 3 slices of bacon and serves 2 people.

29. Sausage Wrap with Bacon: How about a wrap in which the dough that surrounds the sausage is actually a crispy slice of bacon? Guaranteed success among everyone who loves a good snack, this recipe is quick to make and goes well with a cold beer.

30. Bacon broccoli pie: in addition to making your mouth water, this recipe is one of those to keep in your sleeve. That’s because basic pasta can save you on those “I don’t know what to cook today” occasions. While the broccoli or bacon stuffing is drool-worthy, it’s worth making substitutions with whatever you have in the fridge.

31. Olive oil bread with bacon and olives: anyone who thinks it takes a long time to make a very tasty bread is wrong. This version here, although a little different from the more traditional ones, is great for days when there’s not much time to waste. Apart from the preparation time, just wait 35 minutes in the oven – or until the toothpick comes out dry when inserted into the bread.

32. Bacon and Cheese Waffle: Anyone who has ever eaten a sweet waffle, that classic, will fall in love with this savory version. The high point is that cheese and bacon are incorporated into the dough, turning every bite into a gasp. Try drizzling the waffles with honey, maple syrup, or fruit jellies. Inexplicable so good.

33. Hot Hole with Bacon: Hot hole is that kind of recipe that is a hit at both a birthday party and a smart weekend snack. The difference in this recipe here is the melted cheese on the “walls” of the bread, in addition to the creamy sauce.

34. Bacon-wrapped hamburger: If hamburgers are already one of the wonders of the culinary world on their own, imagine when the meat gets a crispy bacon wrapper. It looks amazing, doesn’t it? And is! The tip for getting the burgers right is to put them in the oven, which ensures that they cook evenly.

35. Chicken Bacon Sandwich: It’s time to take your sandwich to the next level. Here, a ciabatta bread is stuffed with chicken, bacon, brie cheese and…

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