Keto Bacon Salad Cheese Cups

This bacon salad cheese cup recipe is the perfect keto lunch that packs loads of flavor.  Bacon, turkey, tomatoes, and lettuce stuffed in a delicious homemade cheese cup.

These cheese cups…oh the possibilities!  So many options of what you can fill them with but one of the best ways to enjoy them is to make a little salad topped with bacon, ham, tomatoes and mayo.   So simple to make!

Great for a quick and filling meal any day of the week.

Keto friendly bacon salad inside a cheese cup shell, close up picture.

What are Keto Bacon Cheese Cups?

Shredded cheese is baked and melted until the edges are crispy.  While warm, the cheese is placed on top of a cup to mold it into a bowl.  Then it is filled with bacon, turkey/ham, tomatoes, and lettuce.  Finally, it’s finished off with a drizzle of kewpie mayo.

What kind of cheese works best when making cheese cups?

  • Mexican Blend
  • Cheddar
  • Cheddar Jack Blend
  • Mozzarella

Mayo being squeezed on keto friendly bacon salad inside a cheese cup.

What other toppings can I add to the bacon salad cheese cups?

This recipe is highly customizable and you can add anything you would add in a salad.  Some ideas are:

  • Chicken
  • Taco Meat
  • Avocado
  • Onions
  • Jalapeños
  • Pepperocinos
  • Olives
  • Carrots
  • Feta
  • Bell Peppers
  • Cucumbers
  • Tofu
  • Beets

Tips on making this bacon cheese cup recipe?

  • Use a silicone baking mat or parchment paper so the cheese does not stick.
  • Speed up the cooling of the cheese in the refrigerator.
  • Make extra and place in refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Be creative and add your favorite toppings!

Keto friendly bacon salad inside a cheese cup shell, top down shot.

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Now, let’s get making this Keto Bacon Salad Cheese Cup recipe!

  • Prepping Time 5M
  • Cook Time 10M
  • Total Time 15M
  • Net Carb/Cup ~1g
  • Servings 2 Cups

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup Shredded Cheddar
  • 2 Slices of Bacon
  • 2 Slice of Deli Ham/Turkey
  • 1 Cup Shredded Lettuce
  • 2 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Mayo

 

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

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2) Heat oven to 425F.

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3) Line a baking sheet with a silicon baking mat (parchment paper works too).  Place 1/3 cup of cheddar on the baking mat to form a circle roughly 4-5 inches in diameter.  Repeat with the other 1/3 cup of cheddar to make a total of two cheddar circles.  Bake for 6-8 minutes until cheese is bubbling and edges have slightly began to brown.

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4) Meanwhile, cut bacon into small slices and cook over medium heat until crispy.  Drain on a paper towel and set aside.

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5) Shred lettuce, slice ham, and cut tomatoes in quarters as shown below and set aside.

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6) When cheese is bubbling and edges are slightly brown, take it out of the oven and let them cool for 1-2 minutes.  Then place the cheese over the bottom of an upside down glass tumbler so it takes the shape of a bowl.  Leave to cool completely for 3-4 minutes.

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7) Once cooled, place shredded lettuce, ham, bacon, tomatoes in cheese cup and drizzle with mayo.  Eat it with a fork or pick it up like a taco.  Either way it’s delicious!

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Keto friendly bacon salad inside a cheese cup shell, close up picture.

Keto Bacon Salad Cheese Cups

This bacon salad cheese cup recipe is the perfect keto lunch that packs loads of flavor. Bacon, turkey, tomatoes, and lettuce stuffed in a delicious homemade cheese cup.
5 from 4 votes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: cheese cup recipe, stuffed cheese cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 Cups
Print Recipe
Calories: 362kcal

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup Shredded Cheddar
  • 2 Slices Bacon
  • 2 Slice Deli Ham/Turkey
  • 1 Cup Shredded Lettuce
  • 2 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Mayo

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Bacon & Ham Cheddar Cups Recipe (1)
  • Heat oven to 425F.
    Bacon & Ham Cheddar Cups Recipe (2)
  • Line a baking sheet with a silicon baking mat (parchment paper works too). Place 1/3 cup of cheddar on the silicon baking mat to form a circle roughly 4-5 inches in diameter. Repeat with the other 1/3 cup of cheddar to make a total of two cheddar circles. Bake for 6-8 minutes until cheese is bubbling and edges have slightly began to brown.
    Bacon & Ham Cheddar Cups Recipe (20)
  • Meanwhile, cut bacon into small slices and cook over medium heat until crispy. Drain on a paper towel and set aside.
    Bacon & Ham Cheddar Cups Recipe (21)
  • Shred lettuce, slice ham, and cut tomatoes in quarters as shown below and set aside.
  • When cheese is bubbling and edges are slightly brown, take it out of the oven and let them cool for 1-2 minutes. Then place the cheese over the bottom of an upside down glass tumbler so it takes the shape of a bowl. Leave to cool completely for 3-4 minutes.
  • Once cooled, place shredded lettuce, ham, bacon, tomatoes in cheese cup and drizzle with mayo. Eat it with a fork or pick it up like a taco. Either way it’s delicious!
    Bacon & Ham Cheddar Cups Recipe (17)

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Nutrition

Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 581mg | Potassium: 118mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 461IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 272mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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