This Oven Roasted Bacon is the easiest and less messy way to make bacon. EVER. Forget spattering grease and standing over a screaming hot stovetop. In just 15 minutes, you can have perfectly crisp bacon with hardly any effort!
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Friends, if you’re still frying bacon on your stovetop, please let me show you the light. The easiest – and no mess! – way to make bacon. It’s also the absolute only way that I will make bacon in our home. Let me introduce you to Oven Roasted Bacon. I promise, it’s about to change your world.
First step? Start with a great bacon. My favorite is this Applegate Naturals Uncured Sunday Bacon. Totally not sponsored, just what I add to my grocery order each and every week without fail. It has just three ingredients: pork, water and salt. It’s the star of my Oven Roasted Bacon.
It’s also awesome when including it recipes like my comforting Bacon Crusted Beer Mac and Cheese, rockstar side dish Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apple and Bacon and house favorite Creamy Tomato and Bacon Soup. It’s also the main ingredient of my Slow Candied Bacon.
The next step is the only real step to this Oven Roasted Bacon. You’ll arrange the slices of a bacon in a single layer on a baking sheet, ensuring that the slices aren’t touching. That’s it.
If you can arrange bacon without touching, you’re on the way to greatness!
Depending on how you enjoy your bacon, this Oven Roasted Bacon is ready in approximately 15 minutes. Like it a bit more crisp? No problem, simply check on it every minute until it’s reached your idea of perfection.
I find that with my oven, 15 minutes is just right. Let it drain on a plate covered with paper towels to remove excess grease and you’re ready for the best breakfast, brunch or BLT ever.
Oven Roasted Bacon
- 8 slices bacon
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Arrange bacon in a single layer on a baking sheet, ensuring that slices are not touching.
- Bake for 15 minutes. Check if desired crispness has been achieved, if not, continue checking every minute.
When your next recipe calls for prepared bacon, this Oven Roasted Bacon is definitely the way to go! It would be perfect in this quick and easy Creamy Chicken Baked Ziti, sweet and savory Balsamic Blueberry Baked Brie with Bacon and this flavorful Chicken Bacon Sweet Potato Soup.