Mozzarella-Filled Bacon Nests

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • 4 servings

With bacon and mozzarella as its main ingredients, there was no way this dish could have come up anything less than delicious. Follow our instructions on how to make the bacon nests because it is easier than you would have thought. As for the filling, besides the mozzarella, we’ve also added some olives, mixed with tomatoes and crushed almonds.

Ingredients Needed for Mozzarella-Filled Bacon Nests

10 ounces of bacon, sliced
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 ounces of mixed olives
2 ounces of almonds, crushed
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 mozzarella ovolines, around 3.5 ounces (100 grams) each
¼ cup cheddar, shredded

How to Cook Mozzarella-Filled Bacon Nests

  1. Preheat the oven to 380 degrees F/190 degrees C.
  2. Wrap the bacon slices around 2 round baking dishes, around 4 inches (10 cm) diameter.
  3. Slide the dishes into the oven for the next 15 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes in a large bowl. Add the olives, almonds, and parsley. Drizzle olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Mix until smooth.
  5. Scoop the inside of the ovolines and fill them with the tomato and olive mixture.
  6. Add the Cheddar inside the bacon nests. Add the mozzarella over the Cheddar.
  7. Add the nests in a baking tray and cook them into the oven for the next 10 minutes at 200 degrees F/100 degrees C.

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