Bacon Side Dish Recipes

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Cheese and Bacon Potato Rounds

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

Bacon Cheddar Patty Cakes

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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

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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.
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Fried Irish Cabbage with Bacon

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Cabbage fried in bacon grease with bacon.

Southern Fried Cabbage with Bacon, Mushrooms, and Onions

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Fattening? Oh yeah. Worth it? Oh yeah!

Fried Cabbage with Bacon, Onion, and Garlic

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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.

Oven-Baked Bacon

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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.

Air Fryer Bacon

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

Twice Baked Potato Casserole With Bacon

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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.

Grilled Bacon Potatoes

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My dad's a meat and potatoes kind of guy, so these 'baked' potatoes wrapped in bacon and sprinkled with brown sugar and pepper really make his day!

Bacon Feta Beans

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This is a nice green bean dish for company that's low carb, too. Reheats nicely for leftovers.

Quick Brussels and Bacon

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This very quick and flavorful side dish is easy for everyday dinner, but nice enough to serve for Thanksgiving!

Inspiration and Ideas

Fried Asparagus with Bacon

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This is a different twist on asparagus, sure to please and have them coming back for more!

Bacon on the Grill

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Bacon can easily be cooked on the grill for a mess free stove.

Roasted Potatoes with Bacon, Cheese, and Parsley

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These potatoes are hard to resist with their crispy roasted outsides and creamy delicious insides. I learned to shake the boiled potatoes before baking from an English caterer. Try it! It makes a difference.