You've tried them all: diets in every shape and form. But all you want is a bit of guilt-free bacon. This is where the keto and paleo diets come in. You get to change your way of eating successfully (because it doesn't involve suffering) and still eat bacon. A bit of creativity is needed because a bacon sandwich won't cut it – low carb, remember. Fear not, for I have scoured the internet and found you 27 delicious keto bacon recipes to fulfill your low-carb needs.
Best Keto Bacon Recipes
#1: Low-Carb Bacon and Cheese Scones
Try these gluten-free scones to tickle your taste buds at breakfast. Using a delicious combination of egg, cheese, bacon and coconut flour, they are ultra simple to make. Get the recipe.
#2: Bacon and Egg Cups
Super easy to cook and cute to look at, these cups made from bacon strips have a yummy egg nestled inside. Perfect for on-the-go Moms, and an attractive snack for kids. Get the recipe.
#3: Bacon Cheeseburger Cauliflower Casserole
A tasty low-carb casserole, which does need a little time to make, it might be best to save this one for the weekend. The highlight of this recipe is the hidden cauliflower. Your kids are going to love it and will never know they are eating vegetables! Get the recipe.
#4: Low Carb Spinach Salad with Warm Candied Bacon Dressing
Want to eat more vegetables, but you just aren't that keen on them? Then this recipe will hit the spot. With a little bit of preparation, you can transform a plate of boring spinach into a plate of bacon, egg, and spinach goodness. Get the recipe.
#5: Bacon Pickle Fries
Love pickles? Love bacon? Well, why not put them together for a delicious, guilt-free snack which is oh-so-easy to make. Just give this recipe a try. You are going to love the flavor combination. Get the recipe.
#6: Bacon and Roasted Garlic Spinach Dip
A cheesy, creamy spinach and crispy bacon delight for dipping anything you can think of. The recipe is a great party food, is relatively easy to make, and will be a big hit with everyone. Get the recipe.
#7: Low Carb Bacon Cheddar Cheese Crisps
You will be surprised at how easy it is to make chips from cheese. Yup, you can do it at home, and save oodles of money. Plus then you have even more cheesy bacony goodness to use in your cheesy bacon dip above (#6). Get the recipe.
#8: Speedy Zucchini Bacon Alfredo
Everyone loves pasta, but as you know with a low-carb diet, pasta is no go. These "Zoodles," with a bacon and cheese sauce, are the perfect alternative and even my kids love them. Great for a quick lunch or a light dinner, they are incredibly easy to make. Get the recipe.
#9: Keto Instant Pot Chicken Bacon Chowder
If you are all snacked out, then why not try this creamy chowder with bacon and chicken. Everyone knows chicken and bacon really rock out together, and this recipe makes a great light evening meal. And if you don't have an Instant Pot already, what are you waiting for?! Get the recipe.
#10: Loaded Cauliflower
Cauliflower mash loaded with butter, cream, cheese, bacon, and chives. Mmmm...this is the ultimate comfort food and can't fail with the kids. They might even blow your mind and beg for more! Get the recipe.
#11: Maple Bacon No-Bake Cheesecake
This recipe is bonkers, but once you have tried it, you won't look back. This is a no-bake maple cheesecake with bacon. Oh no?! Oh yes! Take my word and just try it! This is low-carb keto comfort food at its very best. Get the recipe.
#12: Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Bacon and Cheddar
If you have ever tried Italian food in Italy, then you will know mushroom, bacon, and cheddar or cream is a classic combo. This recipe is like a complex Italian recipe in simple, can't-fail mouthfuls. Get the recipe.
#13: Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Asparagus has a bit of a reputation for being a snob, and a lot of people don't really know what to do with it. In this recipe you get to become an asparagus master and combine it with bacon, to make a fun kind of high brow/down-and-gritty meal. Get the recipe.
#14: Mini Keto Pancake Donuts
If you thought your donut eating days were over, think again. This is the recipe for a low carb keto donut using coconut flour, and yes, you can even put bacon on top. Get the recipe.
#15: Low-Carb Twice-Cooked Cabbage with Sour Cream and Bacon
This recipe takes a tasty classic cabbage recipe and improves upon it considerably. The recipe is easy to follow, and the cabbage, sour cream, and bacon flavors go together marvelously. Get the recipe.
#16: Bacon & Guacamole Fat Bombs
These high-power fat bombs of avocado and bacon will satisfy even the most stubborn of cravings. You can use the recipe as a power-up snack before a workout, when fat fasting, or simply as a party snack superstar. Get the recipe.
#17: Keto Morning Hot Pockets
Everyone loves pastries, and these keto hot pockets take up the pastry baton and give you pastry goodness in low-carb keto form. What more do we need? Oh yeah, they are easy to make as well. Get the recipe.
#18: Bacon Pesto Pizza
If you thought your keto diet signaled the end of pizza, fear not! This recipe gives you the best of pizza in less time, and with less hard work. This is also a fun recipe to make with the kids. Get the recipe.
#19: Low Carb Bacon Wrapped Meatballs
Everyone loves meatballs, so it makes sense that meatballs wrapped in bacon are going to get two thumbs up. If you think meatballs are difficult to make, then just give this recipe a try. You might just be in for a surprise. Get the recipe.
#20: Creamy Shrimp and Bacon Skillet
I love this recipe, which makes a change from the classic bacon/cheese combos. With shrimp, salmon, mushrooms, coconut cream, and bacon, the meal has a classy feel. This recipe will make an excellent choice when you have dinner guests. Get the recipe.
#21: California Turkey and Bacon Lettuce Wraps with Basil-Mayo
A genius no-bread sandwich alternative with lettuce in place of the bread, filled with turkey, bacon, avocado, and tomato. This recipe tastes so good and is a perfect quick prep lunch option for those of you who are pressed for time. Get the recipe.
#22: Parmesan Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon
Get over the bad rap brussel sprouts have, and give them a try roasted with parmesan and bacon. You will be amazed at how good they really are. Generally, people destroy them with overboiling and oversteaming, so baking is definitely the way to go. Get the recipe.
#23: Parmesan Crusted Chicken with Bacon Cream Sauce
Chicken and bacon make a dream team, and you are going to be eating this dish while pinching yourself, because you can't believe you are actually dieting. Makes a delicious dinner or cooked lunch for the weekend. Get the recipe.
#24: Breakfast Stuffed Avocados
I have a soft spot for avocados; they are really delicious. Adding bacon, potato, and cheese is just an awesome idea, and these flavors together are very addictive and filling. There is no way you'll be going back to breakfast cereal. Get the recipe.
#25: Bunless Bacon, Egg & Cheese
This recipe is super easy and totally blew me away: a bun made from egg, with bacon and avocado filling. Delicious, simple to make, and will definitely impress any guests you might have for breakfast (or as a light lunch). Get the recipe.
#26: Bacon Mushroom Spinach Frittata
If you never tried making a frittata before, now is the time to give them a go. They sound fancy and exotic, but they are super easy to make. Plus bacon, mushrooms, egg, and spinach make a win-win-win-win flavor combination. Get the recipe.
#27: Cheesy Bacon Chicken
A 5-minute prep and only 5 ingredients make this recipe a great choice for busy moms, and trust me your kids will love this meal. Melted cheese, chicken, and bacon. What could be better if you ask me? Get the recipe.
What next? Go get your BACON!
The paleo and keto diets are a great way to lose weight and keep your joy while dieting. After all, we only have so much will-power, amirite? If you don't love the food you eat on your diet, for sure you won't be able to keep it up. I think the 27 recipes above give you a great feel of what can be enjoyed while on a keto diet. That said, all you need to do now is bring home the bacon…
Do you love the keto diet, or just bacon, or both? What is your favorite bacon flavor combo? Let us know in the comments!