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Bacon-Wrapped Thanksgiving Ideas

Bacon-Wrapped Thanksgiving Ideas

Everything is better with bacon

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Your guests will be begging you for these recipes.

Let’s be honest, everything is better with a little bit of bacon. Its juicy and salty flavoring adds an extra element to any simple dish, making it the perfect ingredient to incorporate into your traditional Thanksgiving recipes. We’ve compiled three unbelievable bacon-wrapped dishes for a bacon-filled Thanksgiving dinner.

Bacon-Wrapped Pears

For a sweet, salty appetizer, serve these roasted sweet pears wrapped in succulent bacon. The pears are basted with bacon grease, leaving them extra juicy and full of flavor. Wrap these pears with maple bacon to compliment the honey and natural sugar found in the roasted pears.

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Bacon-Wrapped Stuffing

Give your stuffing extra crunchy, juicy flavoring by making little stuffing balls wrapped with crispy, sizzling bacon strips. Serve these bacon-wrapped balls as a Thanksgiving appetizer or in place of your typical stuffing.

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Bacon-Wrapped Turkey

Spice up your classic roasted turkey recipe by adding strips of bacon to the top of the bird. The end result looks beautiful and it tastes even better.

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  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-oz) package fresh French green beans
  • 1–2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 slices precooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat baking sheet with spray. Microwave green beans following package instructions.

Chop shallots (2 tablespoons) and combine with soy sauce, brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium saucepan on medium-low simmer and stir 2–3 minutes or until the consistency of syrup. Remove from heat whisk in butter until blended.

Gather 10–12 beans into a bundle wrap 1 bacon slice around center and place seam-side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining beans. Coat top of beans with spray season with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 4–5 minutes or until bacon is lightly crisped.

Glaze beans with one-half of the soy mixture bake 2 more minutes. Remove beans from oven brush with remaining half of the glaze and serve.

Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal FAT 9g SAT FAT 4.5g TRANS FAT 0g CHOL 25mg SODIUM 670mg CARB 13g FIBER 2g SUGARS 8g PROTEIN 4g CALC 4% VIT A 10% VIT C 10% IRON 2%

Source: Publix Aprons ® recipe