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Kitchen Dictionary: Canadian bacon

Called back bacon in Canada, this lean smoked meat is a closer kin to ham than regular bacon. From the lean, tender eye of the loin, Canadian bacon is sold in cylindrical chunks. Canadian bacon comes pre-cooked and can be eaten from the package or further cooked.


Season: available year-round

How to prepare: fried, baked, barbecued, or used cold in sandwiches and salads.

More Canadian Bacon Recipes
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Homemade Canadian Bacon
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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 package (6 oz)
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 266
Calories from Fat 106 (39%)
Total Fat 11.8g 18%
Saturated Fat 3.8g 18%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 2395mg 99%
Potassium 584mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 2.9g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 35.1g 70%

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