Bacon Pesto

Sauces & Stuff

Bacon Pesto

Bacon and pesto are a match made in heaven — so why not mix them together?! This Bacon Pesto is THE pasta sauce for the avid bacon lover.


20 servings (1¼ cups)

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Cook bacon in a sauté pan until crisp; transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Reserve 2 Tbsp. drippings.

Pulse bacon, spinach, basil, Parmesan, vinegar, and pepper flakes in a food processor until it forms a paste. With machine running, drizzle in oil and reserved bacon drippings; process until smooth. Season pesto with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 52

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4g 6%

Saturated Fat 1g 5%

Cholesterol 6mg 2%

Sodium 96mg 4%

Carbs 0g 0%

Protein 3g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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