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Bacon and Chive Breadcrumbs

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 8 (serving size: about 1 1/2 tablespoons)
Give plain pasta over-the-top flavor with Bacon and Chive Breadcrumbs.


  • 2 bacon slices
  • 2 ounces torn baguette
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

Nutrition Information

  • calories 54
  • fat 1.3 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • sodium 140 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp, and remove from pan using a slotted spoon. Crumble. Pulse torn baguette in a food processor for coarse crumbs. Add the breadcrumbs to drippings in pan; cook 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in bacon and chives.