20 Recipes That Prove Bacon’s Not Just for Breakfast

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Waking up to the smell of bacon cooking in the kitchen is heavenly. We love a breakfast recipe that incorporates bacon. But, don’t limit your bacon consumption only to breakfast! From breakfast casseroles to sandwiches and soups to sides, bacon’s smoky flavor elevates a recipe to another level. Don’t believe us? Try one of these 20 recipes that prove it.

Potato Bacon Soup

Potato Bacon Soup

"I was in search of a potato soup recipe similar to Rafferty's famous potato soup to make for my husband's birthday. After reading endless soup recipes, I finally took all my favorite parts from each recipe and came up with this one. It's now requested at ALL family functions during the winter months!" - Amber
Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

"Oh my, do men seem to love this dip! It's meaty and cheesy and with bacon? Oh yeah!! Serve with hearty slices of bread and thick tortilla chips." - Sherry
Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese

"While cooking & chatting with a good friend, about recipes of course, with our love for cream cheese & another great ingredient bacon, we decided to create these amazing little appetizers. Taking bread as the vessel & adding a cream cheese mixture, wrapping in bacon, and seasoning with Old Bay. These turned out fabulous." - V
Bacon Ranch Baked Cheddar Chicken

Bacon Ranch Baked Cheddar Chicken

"Chicken topped with ranch seasoned cream cheese and cheddar cheese that’s baked until melted before topping with bacon!" - Kevin
Roasted Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower

Roasted Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower

"Something I just threw together and SUCCESS!" - Sandy
Crispy Fried Pork Chops w/Bacon Onion Gravy

Crispy Fried Pork Chops w/Bacon Onion Gravy

"We love crispy fried pork over most cuts of meat. The gravy put this dish over the top! And the Panko bread crumbs put the crisp in the chops that I love so much. Comfort food at best!" - Diane
Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

"Trying to figure out what to make for dinner one night and just threw this together with items I had on hand. Didn't expect the reaction I got from the kids! They loved it so much it's become a favorite!" - Victoria
Low Carb Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Low Carb Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

"My wheels started turning and I thought about the flavors he loves in a burger and put them into this soup without the guilt. I tried to make this full of flavor and creamy so it is satisfying for someone cutting carbs and wouldn’t feel like they are missing anything." - Debbie
Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

"All I can say is that it was a huge hit with my guys at the dinner table. I made it a couple of weeks ago and they are already requesting it again." - Sue
Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

"Bacon wrapped asparagus is delicious and addictive. This recipe has a thick, sweet sauce that's poured on top and caramelizes on the savory bacon." - The Kitchen Crew
Bacon & Cream Cheese Deviled Eggs

Bacon & Cream Cheese Deviled Eggs

"If you're looking to add a little zing to your deviled eggs, this recipe is amazing. The cream cheese added to the yolks makes the filling extremely creamy. We liked using a food processor to prepare this because it makes the yolk filling light and fluffy. The bacon on top is like a little sprinkle of love." - The Kitchen Crew
Jalapeno Pimento Bacon Grilled Cheese

Jalapeno Pimento Bacon Grilled Cheese

"Jalapeno Pimento Bacon Grilled Cheese is a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich that’s easy to prepare and absolutely delicious. Meet your new favorite sandwich!" - Paula
Creamy Bacon Chipotle Mac n Cheese

Creamy Bacon Chipotle Mac n Cheese

"I wanted to make mac and cheese. Had some bacon that I needed to use and was also curious about using evaporated milk for more creaminess. Not only did it come out creamy but it was delicious. After eating this my husband said it was spectacular." - Lora
Janny’s Corn Chowder

Janny’s Corn Chowder

"A family favorite on a cold and chilly day!" - Janice
Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts With Mustard Sauce

Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts With Mustard Sauce

"This is delicious and a side dish that is gone the minute I get it to the table!" - Michelle
Breakfast Burrito Casserole

Breakfast Burrito Casserole

"When you need to feed a large group of people for breakfast, this breakfast burrito casserole should definitely be part of the menu. Eggs, potatoes, onions, red bell pepper, salsa, sausage, and cheese, topped with sour cream and salsa sauce, and sprinkled with chunks of bacon. Whoa!" - Darci
Zuppa Toscana (Thick)

Zuppa Toscana (Thick)

"My kids LOVE Olive Garden for their soups and breadsticks! But for a family of five that tends to be a bill of $65+ dollars to eat out for one night! I can buy groceries for a week and a half on $65!! So I thought, turn Pandora on and play some authentic Italian music and make some soup and breadsticks. They loved it." - Elizabeth
Bacon Crab Cakes

Bacon Crab Cakes

"At my house we believe that bacon makes everything better! So I figured, why not Crab Cakes, too?" - Melissa
Bacon Wrapped BBQ Meatloaf Stuffed with Cheese!

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Meatloaf Stuffed with Cheese!

"This meatloaf is so full of flavor! I did look through many recipes to finally come up with this one by adding ingredients that I liked, and taking away ones I did not. AND this is the perfect size for two people... plus leftovers for one more meal." - Barbara
Bacon Biscuit Breakfast Bake

Bacon Biscuit Breakfast Bake

"This is an easy breakfast casserole. Mixing pieces of bacon into the casserole gives it a yummy, savory bacon flavor throughout." - The Kitchen Crew