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It's All About The Bacon
Destination Bacon is traveling the country to find the most delicious bacon dishes at restaurants/diners, pubs, bakeries and festivals. We are also making tasty bacon recipes and sharing them with you so you can be in "hog heaven", too!
Bacon Wrapped Sweet Mini Peppers with Cheese!
These mini peppers stuffed with cheese and wrapped in smoky delicious bacon will be a hit every time! 3 ingredients and a snap to make! Here's how; INGREDIENTS: -Your favorite bacon -Sweet mini peppers -Boursin garlic & herb cheese (or your fave spread) INSTRUCTIONS: -Wash your peppers, cut the tops off and cut in half -Remove the ribs and seeds -Stuff/schmear each pepper half with the soft cheese -Wrap each pepper with bacon -Secure with a toothpick if needed IF using the oven - preheat oven to 400 degrees IF using a grill - heat grill to medium heat -OVEN: Bake for 25-30 minutes on a baking sheet -GRILL: Place on grate and use indirect heat. Check after 25 minutes. -When done, plate, let cool and serve! SCRUMPTIOUS!
Bacon Breakfast Roll Ups! Great morning meal packed with flavor and will stick to your ribs!
We made these delicious breakfast roll ups. Would make a great snack , too! You can alter the ingredients to put in your favorite veggies or seasonings! Here's how we made ours; INGREDIENTS: -8 strips of bacon -3 eggs -Onion - about a 1/4 diced -Red bell pepper - about a quarter diced -1 Tbsp garlic powder -1/2 Tsp Salt -Black pepper to taste -1 or 2 Tbsp of milk -Some shredded cheese DIRECTIONS: -Layer/overlap 4 strips of bacon for your first roll up -Make the second one and set aside -Dice the onions and pepper and sautee them in a fry pan -In a small bowl, add the 3 eggs -Add the garlic powder, salt, pepper and milk and wisk -Add the egg mixture right to the pan -Scramble eggs until fluffy -Let mixture cool and then lay on top of your bacon strips -Add cheese to the top of the mixture -Carefully roll up the bacon strips -Lay your roll ups in a fry pan at medium-high heat -Keep turning the roll ups over to cook all sides -Remove once you have your desired level of crispiness -Serve and enjoy!
Low carb! Keto! Bacon Cheddar Cheese Balls!
Just 3 simple ingredients to make this yummy snack/appetizer. Would also be a good schmeer for your bagels or stuff these babies inside a chicken pocket and bake! SO many uses! Here's how to make them; INGREDIENTS: -1 pound of bacon -8 oz of softened cream cheese -4 to 8oz of shredded sharp cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS: -Let the cream cheese soften at room temperature -Fry up the bacon and crumble into small bits -Take a bowl and mix the cream cheese and cheese together. Mix well. -Make small balls and then roll them over the bacon bits -You can place in the fridge to set or serve and enjoy immediately! It's that simple!
How to Make Sweet Hawaiian Chicken Bacon Ranch Crescent Bites
Super easy and delicious snack (or meal) for the whole family! We love this one. Found it on the Pillsbury recipe site. Try it! INGREDIENTS: -1/2 cup of cooked chicken (chopped) -3 strips of bacon (cooked and chopped) -1/2 cup of your fave cheese (shredded) -1/4 cup of your fave ranch dressing -1 8 oz can of the Pillsbury Sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls -1 to 2 green onions (thinly sliced) INSTRUCTIONS: -Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees -Mix the chicken, bacon ,cheese and ranch dressing in a bowl -Unroll the crescent dough on a cutting board and flatten it out. -Squeeze the seams together so there are no more perforations. -Take a knife and divide the rectangle into 9 - 12 pieces. -Place a scoop of the chicken mixture in the middle of each square. -Sprinkle some green onions on top. -Fold the 4 corners together - squeeze to enclose the square. -Place on a baking sheet and bake for 13 minutes, or so. Until golden brown. -Remove from oven, cool, transfer to a platter and enjoy with some more ranch dressing as a dip!
PALEO! Zoodles with Bacon & Tomatoes
Paleo friendly! How to make Zoodles with Bacon and tomatoes! INGREDIENTS: -6-7 slices of bacon -3 zucchinis -3 Tbsp olive oil -Half a lemon (squeezed for juices) -1/4 Tsp garlic powder -1/4 Tsp kosher salt or sea salt -Few turns of fresh cracked black pepper -1 to 1.5 cups of cherry or grape tomatoes -Fresh or dried basil to taste INSTRUCTIONS: -Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, sea/kosher salt and black pepper in a bowl and whisk until emulified. Set aside. -Take a spiralizer and spiralize the 3 zucchinis in a bowl -Slice your tomatoes in half -Fry up the bacon, let drain on a paper towel. When cool crumble bacon. -Add the crumbled bacon, tomatoes and dressing to the zoodles. Toss well. Add the fresh basil or sprinkle dried bacon for garnish and serve. Enjoy!
Easy & Delicious Bacon Parmesan Crisps
Need something new to munch on while watching the Super Bowl this year? Here's a fabulous, easy to make treat for the whole family! INGREDIENTS: -5 bacon strips -5 oz of shredded parmesan cheese -1/2 Tsp of garlic powder -1/2 Tsp of onion powder -1/4 - 1/2 Tsp of smoked paprika -1/4 Tsp of cayenne pepper -1/2 Tsp of kosher salt -Few turns of cracked black pepper INSTRUCTIONS: -Preheat oven to 400 degrees -Mix your ingredients in a medium sized bowl -Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or tin foil -Take a small handful of the mixture and mound it on your baking sheet -Bake it for 4 minutes - check on it so they don't burn. -Remove when golden brown -Let cool and transfer to your serving platter -Serve and enjoy!
How to Make Bacon Wrapped Potato Bites
Super simple to make these mouth watering delicious treats! Here's how: INGREDIENTS: -1 lb of your favorite baby potatoes -1 lb of bacon -1 Tbsp or so of fresh rosemary -1 Tbs of olive oil -1-2 Tbsps of kosher salt -Fresh cracked black pepper (optional) -Your favorite sauce or dressing as a dip HOW TO MAKE: -Preheat oven to 400 degrees -Wash and dry the potatoes -Cut them in half -Boil the potatoes, once it starts to boil add 1 Tbsp of kosher salt -Boil until fork tender -Chop your rosemary and cut your bacon strips in thirds -Dry potatoes and put in a small bowl -Add the olive oil, rosemary, kosher salt and black pepper -Mix well so that all potatoes are coated evenly -Wrap each piece with bacon -Place on a baking sheet lined with tin foil or parchment paper -Bake for 15 mintutes, then flip and bake another 15 minutes -Remove when bacon is done to your liking -Serve with your favorite dip/dressing ENJOY!