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Pan-Crisped Pancetta

4 to 6 servings Easy
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Ingredients (1)

  • 6 ounces thinly sliced pancetta


A welcome alternative to bacon, pan-crisped pancetta is great on a sandwich or atop eggs.

This recipe was featured as part of our Oh, Crap! It’s Mother’s Day! story.


  1. 1Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. In batches, add pancetta and cook until browned and crisp, about 5 minutes per side.
  2. 2Remove to a paper-towel-lined plate and let drain briefly. Serve.
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