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Bacon Jam Recipe


  • 1 pound of smoked bacon

  • 1 medium red onion

  • 3-4 garlic cloves

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

  • 2 cups of beef broth

  • 1 Tsp smoked paprika

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut bacon into 1 inch strips and start frying

  2. Once almost done - remove bacon and reserve 1 Tbsp of bacon fat

  3. Saute onions until translucent, then add minced garlic

  4. Add the Balsamic and apple cider vinegar - keep stirring

  5. Add the brown sugar and smoke paprika

  6. Add the bacon back to your pan

  7. Add 1 cup of the beef broth - stir, reduce heat and let it reduce

  8. When you can see it thicken, add the other cup of beef broth

  9. Keep stirring! Let that reduce until it's thick

  10. Remove from heat and put the jam into a food processor

  11. Add salt and pepper to taste

  12. Blend all the ingredients together in food processor

Can be stored in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks in the fridge!

Spread con crackers, toast points, waffles, pancakes or even a burger.


You can add 1 Tsp of Cayenne pepper or 1/2 cup of bourbon!

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