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Also known as Bacon Fat, Bacon Grease is the grease byproduct of making bacon.

In the early days of Western Expansion in the United States, bacon fat was the shortening of choice in most households and homesteads. In the 21st century, it is still common to save rendered bacon fat for other applications.

Calorie Facts[]

One teaspoon (5mL) of bacon fat has 39 calories and 4.82g of fat (2% of the RDI for a 2000 calorie diet) and contains minimal protein.

Nutritional Facts[1][]


Nurtitional facts of bacon strips.

  • Serving size: 1 teaspoon (5mL)
  • Calories: 39
  • Fat from calories: 39
  • Fat: 4.82g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6777g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.479g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.93g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Sodium: 6mg
  • Potassium: 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 0g
  • Dietary Fibers: 0g
  • Sugars: 0g