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Turkey bacon!! Recipes, please?

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TheGoldenApplesOfTheSun Thu 05-May-16 17:59:24

Hi all! I just got back from a shopping expedition with the best find - turkey bacon! I don't eat pork anymore for religious reasons (I keep kosher) so, sad as it is, I got very excited about this little find. Can I cook it like regular bacon? Any recipes I should definitely try? Maay have bought a few packs of the stuff - here's hoping it's nice! Can any mumsnetters help?

cdtaylornats Fri 06-May-16 13:34:39

Just use it like ordinary bacon. If you find a Halal butcher you can sometimes get beef bacon as well.

Blondie1984 Fri 06-May-16 16:22:36

It dries out faster than normal bacon so don't use it in recipes where the bacon is used to add moisture - e.g wrapped around chicken breasts
It does work well in things like sandwiches, carbonara etc though

TheGoldenApplesOfTheSun Sun 08-May-16 15:53:19

I just made myself a turkey bacon BLT sandwich - it was great! Thanks for the tip on dryness - I think I will have to make some changes to conventional bacon recipes to account for this. But it tastes really nice, and is also great crumbled into a salad & pasta so far. Yay!

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