6 Easy, Breezy, Bacon Recipes You Need To Try

by | Sep 5, 2016 | Recipes

By Gina Beretta
If you’re one of those people who believes that everything tastes better with bacon, then you’re going to love these porky twists on classic dishes.
It’s true – not a whole lot of foods can claim they taste better than a crispy slice of bacon, but there are ways to make the salty treat even more delicious. Here, we’ve gathered six of our favourite, slightly healthier, ways to add bacon to your favourite dish. 

Egg and bacon ‘muffins’

Sunday morning’s call for these protein-packed cups. Now all you need is a cup of coffee…
bacon and eggs in a muffin pan

2 Oat flapjacks with crispy bacon 

This high-fibre flapjack batter can be whipped up in minutes. It’s denser than your conventional flapjack, but has a delicious savoury note courtesy of the cottage cheese. The maple syrup is antioxidant-rich and pasture-reared bacon has a greater ratio of polyunsaturated fat.
Flapjacks with bacon

3 Bacon quiche 

This quiche recipe is a bit of a cheat, but it’s really easy to make and takes about 10 minutes to put together. Pop it in the oven and you’ll have made an entire dish in less than an hour!
a bacon and cheese quiche

4 Courgette pasta with brussels sprouts and pancetta 

Love pasta, hate the truckload of carbs? Make this ‘healthier’ version instead. Brussels sprouts is one of the hottest ingredients this season and the bacon gives this dish a little salty edge. Yum!
bacon and brussels sprout pasta

5 Bacon and beef ‘cauilmash’ cottage pie

Cottage pie is a staple on the home-cooked meal roster. With potatoes out of the picture, make a quick adjustment and use cauliflower to make that delicious crusty topping.
bacon and beef cottage pie

6 Butternut and sour fig soufflé with bacon crumbs

Move over cheese soufflé, there’s a new dish in town. This twist on the classic dish will have you going back for seconds.
soufflé with bacon crumbs
Looking for more savoury recipe inspo? Try this insanely-delicious savoury breakfast bowl, or this hot ‘n spicy harrisa chicken dish.

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