Upgrade your recipes with savory bacon add-ons for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert!
Crispy bacon is a Paleo staple all on its own, but adding it to salads, pasta sauces, or even cupcake toppings is an instant game-changer. Its distinct flavor and aroma can add a savory touch to sweeter dishes or add a bit of crunch to others.
Whether your favorite meal comes at the beginning, middle, or end of the day, these bacon recipes are here to conquer all your cravings. Get creative with recipes like date ice cream, zucchini pancakes, or even savory shrimp bowls.
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For fancier presentations, try wrapping up your appetizers or weaving the bacon together to make savory bread alternatives. Not only will this elevate your culinary skills, but it also makes a great way to sneak in extra nutrition – especially for picky eaters.
So go ahead, get sizzling, and enjoy mouthwatering bacon recipes you can enjoy any time!
The Bacon Weave BLTA Sandwich
Who said bacon can’t be bread? In fact, bacon almost makes it too easy to weave together and make into bread. And it’s perfect for soaking up that egg yolk.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | The Bacon Weave BLTA Sandwich
Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches
It’s just like an Egg McMuffin, but much healthier. Thanks to the spinach, there’s also some greenery involved. You have all of the fiber, protein, and healthy fats you need to kick the day off right.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches
Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Donuts
These succulent treats aren’t your typical donut. They are, however, juicy and ultra-satisfying first thing in the morning.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Donuts
3-Ingredient Bacon and Egg Cups
If you’re craving a warm breakfast that’s simple and easy, these bacon and egg cups require only three ingredients and come together in 40 minutes.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | 3-Ingredient Bacon and Egg Cups
Bacon Burger Paleo Breakfast Bake
Are you craving a burger at 8:30 a.m.? Whip up this bacon burger breakfast bake, which just so happens to be Whole30 compliant, too.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Bacon Burger Paleo Breakfast Bake
Chicken Bacon Ranch Poppers
Like a chicken nugget without the unhealthy frying or breading, these chicken bacon ranch poppers are best accompanied by, you guessed it, Paleo ranch.
Recipe: 40 Aprons | Chicken Bacon Ranch Poppers
Coconut Flour Bacon Pancakes
Wheat flour is overrated, and no recipe proves that more than these bacon pancakes made from coconut flour. You’ll never miss those heavy flour pancakes again.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Bacon Pancakes
Bacon and Scallion Paleo Pancakes
You get both bacon fat and crispy bacon in this decadent recipe. Scallions increase the flavor of this pancake stack. Just make sure not to add the optional cheese to the mix.
Recipe: Naked Cuisine | Bacon and Scallion Paleo Pancakes
Keto Bacon Mushroom Spinach Omelette
This savory omelette isn’t just Paleo-friendly; it’s the perfect low-carb breakfast for a keto diet, too.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Bacon Mushroom Spinach Omelette
Bacon Breakfast Pizza with Sweet Potato Crust
Pizza for breakfast? Yes, please! This version is packed with nutrition, thanks to a hearty sweet potato crust and veggie toppings.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Veggie Breakfast Pizza with Sweet Potato Crust
Savory Zucchini Pancakes with Bacon and Chives
This recipe takes a different spin on pancakes: a savory one. Zucchini and chives only heighten the bacony flavor that these pancakes pack. Hot sauce will also kick them up another notch.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Savory Zucchini Pancakes with Bacon and Chives
Brussels Sprouts, Blueberries, and Bacon Salad
Here’s a slightly different punch of greenery for your tastebuds! Brussels Sprouts bring a whole new dimension to every salad, as they add a slightly bitter flavor. But Brussels Sprouts and bacon are basically soulmates so that slightly bitter flavor is perfect.
Recipe: Steph Gaudreau | Brussels Sprouts, Blueberries, and Bacon Salad
Bacon-Loaded Cauliflower Bites
These simple and delicious cauliflower bites are loaded with crisp bacon. They’re the perfect accompaniment to Paleo burgers, brats, or really any main dish.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Loaded Cauliflower Bites
Paleo Blackened Shrimp and Bacon Bowls
This nutrition-packed meal is juicy and succulent, thanks to the combination of sweet shrimp and crisp, fatty bacon.
Recipe: Kit’s Coastal | Paleo Blackened Shrimp and Bacon Bowls
Zucchini Noodles Drizzled with Tahini Bacon Sauce
Want another noodle dish? You got it! This dish offers Middle Eastern flavors, as it boasts tahini and turmeric as key ingredients. Serve with a side of sweet potatoes if you’re looking for something a little more filling.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Zucchini Noodles Drizzled with Tahini Bacon Sauce
Bacon Zucchini Fritters
Zucchini fritters are delicious all on their own, but the addition of bacon elevates them to a whole new level.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Bacon Zucchini Fritters
Creamy Maple Dijon Chicken with Bacon
Does the combination of maple, Dijon mustard, and bacon sound as amazing to you as it does to us? Excuse us while we run to our kitchens.
Recipe: Wholesomelicious | Creamy Maple Dijon Chicken with Bacon
Easy 3-Ingredient Bacon Wrapped Dates
Bacon, almonds, and sweet dates make for a quick, sweet, and savory appetizer that’s hard to beat.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Easy 3-Ingredient Bacon Wrapped Dates
Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries
There are only two ingredients in this simple appetizer: avocado and bacon. It’s creamy, salty, and savory. And your guests won’t be able to keep their hands off them.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers
Jalapeño poppers are always a crowd-pleaser, but these are wrapped in bacon. Can you say score? Put these out for friends to nibble on for any occasion – from a movie night to a big game day.
Recipe: Real Everything | Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers
Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts
It’s hard to pack in so much flavor into one bite, especially with only a handful of ingredients, but these bacon-wrapped water chestnuts manage it beautifully.
Recipe: Fed and Fit | Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts
Bacon “Chips” and Thick Guacamole Dip
Have you ever thought to turn your bacon into crispy chips? Do it now, and you won’t regret it.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon “Chips” and Thick Guacamole Dip
Creamy Bacon Garlic Spaghetti Squash
Spaghetti squash strands provide a hearty but healthy base to this bacon and garlic-loaded dish.
Recipe: Paleo Gluten Free Eats | Creamy Bacon Garlic Spaghetti Squash
Zoodle Pasta with Mushrooms, Onion Marinara, and Bacon
Marinara sauce and bacon. Why not? Of course, these flavors will only heighten the zucchini noodles you’ll be mixing them with. This sauce also features onions and mushrooms for a deeper flavor.
Recipe: Fit Foodie Finds | Zoodle Pasta with Mushrooms, Onion Marinara, and Bacon
Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies
How can you improve a Paleo-friendly chocolate chip cookie? Load it up with bacon, of course!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies
Savory Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf
How do you make meatloaf even more juicy and delicious? Wrap the whole thing in bacon, of course.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Savory Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf
Paleo Pecan Candied Bacon
With crispy pecans, coconut sugar, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper, this candied bacon dessert is a medley of flavors and textures.
Recipe: Tastes Lovely | Paleo Pecan Candied Bacon
Bacon-Topped Date Ice Cream
Date ice cream already sounds like a delicious creamy frozen treat, but bacon adds a pleasing complexity.
Recipe: Real Simple Good | Bacon-Topped Date Ice Cream
Dark Chocolate Bacon Brownies
You’ll love how the richness of dark chocolate melds with the succulence of bacon.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Dark Chocolate Bacon Brownies
Looking for more ways to get your bacon fix? Check out these 17 Amazing Paleo Foods You Can Wrap in Bacon!