Bacon Recipes Your Dad Will Love

This father’s day, impress your dad with your culinary skills by preparing these simple, yet delicious meals that incorporate his favourite food - bacon!

Breakfast

A manly spin on the avocado toast trend. Closet Cooking shared a recipe for poached eggs on toast with chipotle mayonnaise, bacon and avocado. Everyone loves a good breakfast sandwich and you can’t go wrong with bacon and chipotle mayo!

Ingredients:

2 slices of toast

2 poached eggs (cooked how dad likes)

½ avocado

1 tbsp chipotle mayo

Photo Credit: Closet Cooking

 

Lunch

Keep it light for lunch with this fresh spinach salad with warm bacon dressing from Cooking Classy. Not only does it have bacon sprinkled on top, but the homemade dressing is made from your leftover bacon drippings.

Ingredients:

12 oz bacon, crumbled

5 large eggs, hard-boiled

9 oz baby spinach

6 oz button mushrooms

½ small red onion

2 ½ cups croutons

Dressing:

3 tbsp reserved bacon drippings with browned bits

2 tbsp olive oil

⅓ cup red wine vinegar

1 tbsp dijon mustard

1 tbsp honey

Salt and pepper to taste.

Photo credit: Cooking Classy

Dinner

Creamy and savoury - this chicken bacon ranch casserole by Damn Delicious has our mouths watering. Plus, if you make extras, you’ll have leftovers for his lunch the next day!

Ingredients:

4 slices bacon, diced

2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tbsp ranch and salad dressing mix

8 ounces rotini

1 cup shredded mozzarella

½ cup shredded cheddar

2 tbsp chopped parsley

Sauce:

2 tbsp unsalted butter

3 cloves garlic

1 cup heavy cream

¼ cup freshly grated parmesan

Salt and pepper to taste

Photo Credit: Damn Delicious

Dessert

Have you ever had bacon for dessert? Bacon doesn’t have to always be savoury! Simply Stacie shared a recipe for caramel bacon brownies!

Ingredients:

¾ cup butter softened

4 one ounce squares unsweetened chocolate

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

1 cup flour

1 package caramels

¼ cup whipping cream

2 cups chopped pecans

4 slices crispy bacon, crumbled

1 ½ cups chocolate chips

Photo credit: Simple Stacie

What is your dad’s favourite recipe? Share it with us in the comments below!