Just Add Bacon for Breakfast
If you're a true fan of the salty stuff, you know you can never get enough. We've got the best ways to work it into your morning meal.
Coffee and Brown Sugar Bacon
Baste thick-cut bacon with ground coffee, brown sugar, and freshly brewed coffee then bake in the oven. Don't worry, the delicious smell will still waft through the house.
Serve a one-dish breakfast meal for about 39 cents per serving. Crumble cooked bacon into a simple waffle batter for a salty-sweet treat that satisfies every craving.
Put the salty verses sweet debate to bed and indulge in a blissful mixture of both. Sharp Cheddar cheese, another breakfast-table staple, plays a starring role in these budget-friendly muffins.
Pecan Sugared Bacon
Top thick-cut bacon slices with a sprinkle of chopped pecans, brown sugar, and ground pepper. Make sure to use freshly ground pepper–it provides a welcome kick of flavor.
Bacon Deviled Eggs
The traditionally creamy filling of these deviled eggs getting a welcome crispy bite from perfectly cooked bacon. Use a sandwich bag with the corner snipped off to make piping the filling easier.
Individual Potato-Bacon Frittatas
Sauté the veggies the night before to make the prep for these single-serving breakfast sides a snap in the morning. Cook for about 18 minutes and enjoy slightly cooled.
Open-Faced Fried Egg BLT Sandwiches
Toasted focaccia is the base for these open-faced breakfast sandwiches, which would work equally well for lunch.
Bacon-and-Egg Sandwiches with Greens
These healthy sandwiches are perfect for those mornings when you just can't eat another bowl of cereal. Kale, eggs, and bacon form a trio of savory toppings on a toasted English muffin.
Skinny Elvis Waffle
Starting with frozen waffles means you can have breakfast on the table in less than 10 minutes. Top with peanut butter, banana, and bacon for a twist on Elvis' favorite sandwich.
Sweet and Peppery Bacon
This 3-ingredient bacon recipe gets extra crispy in the oven, and boasts a spicy-sweet flavor that outshines plain bacon any day.
Making the bacon is a three-step process: Cure, smoke, and roast.
Adding a little something extra to bacon is a great way to bring out different flavors. Pecan-Rosemary Bacon and Southwest Cornmeal Bacon are good variations.