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Bacon and Sausage Recipe

Bacon and sausage recipe
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The Bacon and Sausage Recipe is a delicious recipe showdown that will leave you wanting more. It is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or any other meal.

Hey there, my foodie friend 👋! Today, we’re in for a treat. It’s the classic delicious showdown: bacon vs. sausage.

Get ready to discover a world of delicious breakfast (or anytime!) options.

It does not matter if you love the crispy deliciousness of bacon or the juicy goodness of sausage, I’ve got you covered with tips, tricks, and some tasty ideas to spice things up.

Utensils You Need

Here’s what you’ll need to create this delicious magic:

  1. Large skillet or frying pan
  2. Baking sheet (if cooking bacon in the oven)
  3. Tongs
  4. Paper towels or a wire rack (for draining grease)

The Recipe

Bacon and sausage recipe

Bacon and Sausage

Delicious breakfast favorites – bacon and sausage – cooked to perfection.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people


  • Your choice of bacon thick-cut, thin-cut, smoked, etc.
  • Your choice of breakfast sausage links, patties, ground
  • Cooking oil or butter optional, depending on the fat content of your meat choices


For the Bacon:

  • Stovetop: Place bacon in a cold skillet, then cook over medium heat, flipping occasionally until crisp.
  • Oven: Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, place bacon on top, and bake for 15-20 minutes or until desired crispiness is reached.

For the Sausage:

  • Skillet (links or patties): Cook over medium heat, turning occasionally until browned and cooked through. Break patties into crumbles if desired.
  • Skillet (ground sausage): Brown ground sausage in a skillet over medium heat, breaking it up as it cooks. Drain off any excess grease.


  • Drain both the bacon and sausage on paper towels or a wire rack to remove excess grease.
  • For extra flavor, you can sprinkle brown sugar over the bacon before cooking.
  • Feel free to season your sausage with herbs and spices like sage, thyme, or fennel.
Keyword bacon, breakfast, brunch, delicious, sausage

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Alternative Ingredients

Here are some swaps and additions to customize your bacon and sausage experience:

BaconTurkey bacon, pancetta, prosciutto
SausageChicken sausage, vegetarian sausage
Add FlavorMaple syrup, brown sugar, spices

What to Serve with Bacon and Sausage

The possibilities are endless! Here’s some inspiration:

  • Eggs (scrambled, fried, sunny-side up, you name it!)
  • Pancakes or waffles
  • Hash browns or home fries
  • Toast or biscuits
  • Grits

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I cook bacon and sausage together?

You can, but it’s best to cook them separately to ensure they reach their optimal textures and doneness.

How do I store leftover cooked bacon and sausage?

Store both in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Reheat gently before serving.

Are there any health considerations I should be aware of?

Bacon and sausage are often high in fat and sodium. Enjoy them in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

You can cook the bacon and sausage in advance and reheat them when ready to serve.

Can I freeze cooked bacon and sausage?

Yes, you can freeze both for up to 2-3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

Let me know if you have any more questions, and enjoy this delicious breakfast (or anytime!) feast!

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