Eat Bacon for Dinner! 11 Salty, Sassy Recipes

Bacon tastes delicious in breakfast and desserts, but it also works well in entrees
Bacon-Basted Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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Eat Bacon for Dinner! 11 Salty, Sassy Recipes

Eat Bacon for Dinner! 11 Salty, Sassy Recipes

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Everything tastes better with bacon, right? If you're like us, bacon for breakfast, alongside fluffy eggs or sweet pancakes, is what you wish you could wake up to every morning. But love for bacon doesn’t have to stop there: try it in desserts for a salty-sweet treat, or incorporate bacon into your favorite dinner recipes. It makes a great addition to corn chowder, macaroni salad, or ravioli, among other dishes. 

Bacon and Avocado Macaroni Salad

Bacon and Avocado Macaroni Salad

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Traditional macaroni salad is given an extra twist with bacon and avocado. — Patricia Stagich

For the Bacon and Avocado Macaroni Salad recipe, click here.

Bacon and Egg Ramen

Bacon and Egg Ramen

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Bacon and eggs aren’t just for breakfast. This savory ramen soup is perfect for a quick weeknight meal. — Sidney Harrison

For the Bacon and Egg Ramen recipe, click here.

Bacon and Swiss Chard Ravioli

Bacon and Swiss Chard Ravioli

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Bacon makes everything better, right? Definitely the case with these creamy, satisfying ravioli. The bacon adds a deliciously smoky taste to the earthy swiss chard and rich ricotta in the filling. Pair these with your favorite tomato sauce or just a light drizzle of olive oil. This pasta is best served fresh out of the pot, so don't drop them in the water until you're ready to eat. — Carly Goldsmith

For the Bacon and Swiss Chard Ravioli recipe, click here.

Bacon-Basted Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Bacon-Basted Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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It's a universal fact that everything is better with bacon. So for this take on the classic bacon-wrapped scallop, we add in an extra dose of bacon. By basting the scallops with the bacon grease, you make the overall effect as bacon-y as possible. — Ali Rosen

For the Bacon-Basted Bacon Wrapped Scallops recipe, click here.

Bacon Breadsticks

Bacon Breadsticks

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When you’re prepping your next batch breadsticks for dinner twist a few slices of bacon in them. That’ll start a few fights over the bread basket trust me. — Anne Dolce

For the Bacon Breadsticks recipe, click here.

Bacon, Tomato, and Avocado Quesadilla

Bacon, Tomato, and Avocado Quesadilla

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Try adding bacon and avocado to a spicy quesadilla, it will make all the difference.—Patricia Stagich

For the Bacon, Tomato, and Avocado Quesadilla recipe, click here.

Bacon Wrapped Tenderloin Tips

Bacon Wrapped Tenderloin Tips

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This is a simple bacon-filled dish that you can serve as an appetizer or a main course with a simple salad.

For the Bacon Wrapped Tenderloin Tips recipe, click here.

Corn Chowder with Bacon and Cheddar

Corn Chowder with Bacon and Cheddar

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This corn chowder is a definite must try — thick and hearty, but not too heavy (no cream required!). Plus it calls for that other comfort food staple ingredient: bacon. — Maryse Cheviere  

For the Corn Chowder with Bacon and Cheddar recipe, click here.

Corn Pudding with Bacon and Leeks

Corn Pudding with Bacon and Leeks

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I love making this delectable and creamy corn pudding — the leeks and the bacon add the salty, smoky, and earthy elements to the dish, making this a great complement to any entrée. — Lisa Skye

For the Corn Pudding with Bacon and Leeks recipe, click here.

Rye Bread and Bacon Stuffing

Rye Bread and Bacon Stuffing

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For those who love a classic Reuben, this recipe is for them. It works double-time, too, for bacon lovers, providing crunchy bites of it throughout. — Anne Dolce

For the Rye Bread and Bacon Stuffing recipe, click here.

Ultimate Bacon Wrapped Burger

Ultimate Bacon Wrapped Burger

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Here you have the ultimate bacon-wrapped burger — this isn’t just some burger with one slice of bacon wrapped around its sides, but it’s a perfectly weaved and wrapped bacon burger, cooked to perfection both inside and out. — Anne Dolce

For the Ultimate Bacon Wrapped Burger recipe, click here.