Bacon and onion salad

Bacon recipes

36 Recipes

Whether you prefer streaky or smoked, go beyond the breakfast plate with this budget-friendly ingredient.

Bacon & roast onion salad


(6 ratings)

A rustic salad for one - contrast peas and caramelised onion with salty, streaky bacon and mustard dressing
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Bacon bolognese


(9 ratings)

A family spaghetti supper tailored for kids who don't like mince – packed with vegetables and flavoured with pesto...
  • 22 mins
  • Easy

Braised bacon with colcannon cakes


(5 ratings)

A bacon joint can stretch a long way. Serve with potato and Savoy cabbage cakes, plus a fried egg and optional tomato ketchup
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Boiled bacon with cabbage & carrots


(9 ratings)

A classic. Boiled bacon is always well received, whatever the occasion, but we especially love the leftover sandwiches the next day!
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Garlic bacon butties


(11 ratings)

You'll need good, crusty white bread for these instant hangover cures
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Bacon & parsley hotcakes


(30 ratings)

This is perfect for a lazy brunch or a quick supper. To make brunch even easier, make the dry mix the night before, then stir in the eggs and milk
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Pea & bacon pasties


(7 ratings)

Fill puff pastry with a mascarpone, smoked bacon, peas and Parmesan mix, shape into parcels and bake until crisp
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Bacon & broccoli pasta


(23 ratings)

A quick and tasty pasta dish that goes from pot to plate in just 20 minutes making it an ideal midweek meal
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Pearl barley, bacon & leek casserole


(54 ratings)

This storecupboard grain makes a great alternative to rice or couscous. Team with bacon and veggies in this risotto-like stew
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Winter greens with bacon butter


(3 ratings)

We used kale in this sumptuous side dish, but any winter green would work well. Try cavolo nero or chard.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Cauliflower & bacon pasta


(38 ratings)

Cauliflower and macaroni cheese in one pasta bake? This family-friendly gratin is comforting and filling
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cheesy leek & bacon pasta


(78 ratings)

A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Beef & bacon meatloaf


(32 ratings)

Five ingredients are all you need for this thrifty dish that makes the most of mince and has a great sage and onion flavour
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Big bacon & egg pie


(1 rating)

Not sure what to make your buffet centrepiece? This robust shortcrust bake with sweet peppers and breakfast favourites should do the trick
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Lentil & bacon soup


(98 ratings)

Blend your storecupboard pulses with cumin, turmeric and garlic to create this robust soup with crispy pancetta topping
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Liver & bacon with onion gravy


(33 ratings)

A nostalgic thrifty dish that's rich and nutritious - serve the gravy drizzled over fluffy mashed potato
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Bacon & mushroom risotto


(92 ratings)

A one-pan family favourite of Italian rice that's quick to prepare and low calorie too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy


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