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Bacon bits

What are bacon bits? About the ingredient bacon bits. Including 35 recipes with bacon bits, nutrition data, and photos.


Bacon bits is American bacon or streaky bacon that has been cooked until crispy and then crumbled into bits. Often used for topping recipes such as Caesar salad and many others.

Check out our Bacon Survival Guide for tips on making your own bacon bits and best ways of storing bacon.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp (7g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 33Calories from Fat 16
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.8g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 2.0g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars 0.0
Protein 2.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Food group

Bacon bits are a member of the Legumes and Legume Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much do bacon bits weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp 7

In Chinese:培根
British (UK) term: Bacon bits
en français:lardons
en español:trocitos de tocino

Recipes using bacon bits

There are 35 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Bacon and Maple Scones
Bacon Bacon Deviled Eggs
Bisquick Mini Veggie Quiches
Chicken Florentine Casserole
Cold Pea Salad
Crack Potatoes
Easy Microwave Bacon Potato Soup
Oven Fries
Tortilla Wrap-Ups

All 35 recipes


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