8 Ways to Revolutionize Brunch with a Bacon Weave

BLT Fried Egg-and-Cheese Sandwich © Kana Okada
By F&W Editors Posted March 05, 2015

This weekend, don’t settle for strips of bacon. Take brunch to the next level with a bacon weave. Learn how to make one in this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips. Here, eight breakfast recipes that can be amped up with a bacon weave or two.

This weekend, don’t settle for strips of bacon. Take brunch to the next level with a bacon weave. Learn how to make one in this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips. Here, eight breakfast recipes that can be amped up with a bacon weave or two.

1. Eggs Benedict with Bacon and Arugula 
Replace the strips of applewood-smoked bacon with a bacon weave to get bacon in every bite.

2. Breakfast Burrito 
Line a tortilla with a bacon weave before rolling it up with scrambled eggs, feta and spinach for a super-meaty breakfast.

3. BLT Fried Egg-and-Cheese Sandwich 
Thomas Keller’s gift to anyone with a hangover combines three of the world’s most popular sandwiches—BLT; fried egg; and grilled cheese.

4. Bacon, Cheese and Scrambled Egg Sandwiches with Hollandaise 
This decadent take on eggs Benedict includes scrambled eggs with anything and everything—including a bacon weave.

5. Nook and Cranny-Breakfast Sandwich Bread Pudding 
This savory bread pudding combines all the classic breakfast sandwich ingredients—bacon, egg and cheese—into a hearty brunch dish. Instead of simply sprinkling bacon on top of the casserole, top it with a crunchy bacon weave crust.

6. Breakfast Banh Mi Sandwiches 
Sprinkle the bacon weave with brown sugar and drizzle with a five-spice glaze for an incredible addition to this exotic breakfast sandwich.

7. Bacon, Cheese and Jalapeños Tacos 
These addictive bacon tacos (made even more bacony with a bacon weave) are pressed on a griddle and eaten more like quesadillas.

8. Ham and Deviled Egg Breakfast Sandwiches 
This irresistible breakfast is a hybrid of an egg salad sandwich and an Egg McMuffin. Try replacing the country ham with a bacon weave.

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