Bacon Options you Should Try Right Now

Bacon Options you Should Try Right Now

Bacon is tasty, but with lots of calories. Still, you can infuse it in your meals without having to worry about additional calories. These recipes will help you get started;

CBD oil- Infused Bacon

Ingredients

 Method

Place the bacon on a preheated 225 degrees Fahrenheit oven.  Bake for about 45 minutes. Dip the bacon strip in a separate pan with CBD oil. Allow up to 10 minutes for the oil to penetrate through the bacon.

Bake for another 10 minutes. Remove from the oven. Allow enough time to chill. Serve with veggies. Enjoy!

Grilled Kale with Garlic, Chiles, and Bacon

Ingredients

  • Salt
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • One tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Ground pepper
  • Two slices of bacon cut into 1/3-inch strips
  • One tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Method

Blanch the kale in a large pot of boiling salted water for about three minutes. Drain and transfer the kale into a dry bowl. Add the vegetable oil and garlic. After, add salt and pepper and toss well to coat.

Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat while stirring. Add the kale and cook for another 5 minutes. Serve while hot.

Bacon Quinoa with Almonds and Herbs

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 pound large shrimp
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • One medium onion, chopped
  • One small green bell pepper, chopped
  • One garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 cup grits (not quick-cooking)
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Four bacon slices, chopped

Method

Mix stock and milk in a medium-sized pot and bring to a boil. Simmer and whisk the grits before adding salt and pepper. Stir until the grits are tender and add cream cheese and cheddar. Keep grits warm.

Cook the bacon over medium heat in a heavy skillet until brown. Stir the butter and increase the heat to a medium high. Add the onion and garlic and let it cook for 8 minutes. Season and add pepper to taste how you like. Serve while hot.

Crunchy Asian Pea Salad with Honeyed Bacon

Ingredients

  • Three tablespoons pure olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Snow peas, julienned
  • Snow pea shoots up to (8 cups)
  • Two tablespoons basil leaves
  • Two tablespoons mint leaves
  • Two tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • Maple-cured bacon
  • Two tablespoons of honey
  • Soy sauce – One teaspoon
  • Chinese five-spice powder – half teaspoon
  • One tablespoon Asian fish sauce

Method

Heat the grill and place a rack 8 inches from the heat. Place the bacon slices on a baking sheet in a single layer. Leave until fully cooked. Mix the honey, soy, and five-spice powder in a small bowl.

Mix the honey, soy, and five-spice powder in a small bowl. Then, whisk the olive oil and lime juice in a large container. Add the snow peas, basil, mint, and pea shoot. Toss the mixture with bacon in a bowl. Serve while hot.