Bacon Side Dish Recipes

Find recipes for side dishes with bacon, like fried cabbage with bacon, green beans with bacon, twice baked potatoes, and more.

Staff Picks

Cheese and Bacon Potato Rounds

Rating: 4.67 stars
Potatoes, cheese and bacon--a great combination! Serve with sour cream if you so desire.

Bacon Cheddar Patty Cakes

Rating: 4.06 stars
I always seem to have leftover mashed potatoes in my fridge. This is a great recipe to use them up.

Bacon and Cranberry Bean Ragout

Rating: 4.36 stars
This rustic and deeply satisfying bacon and cranberry bean ragout would make a stellar side dish to pretty much anything coming off your late summer grill.

Fried Irish Cabbage with Bacon

Rating: 4.73 stars
Cabbage fried in bacon grease with bacon.

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Rating: 4.64 stars
Who knew Brussels sprouts could ever taste this good! Caramelized and crispy, these sprouts gain a nutty flavor from the roasting process.

Fried Cabbage with Bacon, Onion, and Garlic

Rating: 4.63 stars
This is a family favorite that is put into every cookbook for my kids when they move out and get married. It is a beautiful dish with many colors and full of flavor. Warning, it is addictive.

Twice Baked Potato Casserole With Bacon

Rating: 4.66 stars
A slight twist to an old favorite, this cheesy recipe will surely set their mouths to watering. For a creamier casserole, use a potato masher and mash potatoes thoroughly.

Air Fryer Bacon

Rating: 4 stars
This is what I've found to be the optimal way for cooking perfectly crispy bacon in the air fryer.

Oven-Baked Bacon

Rating: 4.65 stars
I always bake bacon in the oven! You just need to plan a bit ahead as the bacon takes longer. With baking, the bacon grease stays nice and clean and you can reuse it to saute vegetables or eggs for extra flavor.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Rating: 4 stars
Roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon from KS.

Grandma's Green Beans with Bacon Vinaigrette

Rating: 4 stars
Ridiculously good beans that make a great side dish to just about anything. One of those recipes that grandma made for years that we could never get enough of. Garnish with sliced or slivered almonds.

Inspiration and Ideas

Maple-Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Rating: Unrated
Bacon and maple are a match made in heaven. Now add in Brussels sprouts and you have a trifecta of tasty goodness. This Allrecipes Magazine recipe is based on stefychefy's Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon.
Bacon Potato Pancakes
Rating: Unrated
Crispy potato pancakes with bacon and thyme.

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

Rating: 4.66 stars

Delicious glazed sprouts. Our family loves them with lots of bacon. While we do enjoy them prepared lighter, this is a great quick side dish for a special meal. Also perfect for holiday get-togethers.