13 Totally Tasty Substitutes for Bacon

Discover the best bacon substitutes for meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans, and adventurous foodies.


This Italian cured ham is lower in cholesterol and total fat than bacon

The Best Bacon Substitutes  for Meat Eaters

Beef Bacon

Beef Bacon

Beef Bacon

It has less fat and more protein

Turkey Bacon  (and duck)

Both options have less fat than pork bacon, but they don’t tend to get that crispy crunch

Salmon Bacon

Bacon made from fish? Yes, and it tastes like fish. Salty, smokey fish.

Carrot ‘bacon’

The Best Bacon Substitutes  for Vegetarian and  Vegan Substitutes




If you love crumbled bacon in your salads, you’re going to like bacon-flavored roasted chickpeas

Coconut Bacon

It’s particularly good in sweet-and-savory combos

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