Upgrade Your Independent Restaurant’s Menu with Peameal Bacon: A Tasty, Profitable and Versatile Local Product

Jan 22, 2024

Peameal bacon is a Canadian culinary treasure that’s rapidly becoming a favourite on independent restaurant menus. Renowned for its delicious flavour, cost-effectiveness and versatility, peameal bacon is a delightful product that’s even better when it comes from local sources. Unlike regular bacon, peameal bacon offers more stability in price and presents numerous opportunities for both creative and mainstream culinary applications. It’s salty, savoury and downright craveable—exactly what you want on your breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner menus.

Today, we’re going to explore how peameal bacon can enhance traditional dishes and become a standout feature on your menu, promising great taste and consistent profitability. Morton Food Service is pleased to work with Noble Pork to offer exceptional peameal bacon from local farms here in Ontario. To learn more about Noble Pork and how to best use peameal bacon on your menu, please contact us or reach out to your local Morton rep. If you haven’t tried Noble Pork’s amazing peameal bacon before, we can’t wait to share it with you! Now, here are some menu ideas to inspire you in the meantime.

Breakfast Classics Reinvented

Peameal Eggs Benedict: Offer a twist on the classic Eggs Benny by adding a layer of savoury peameal bacon. This upgrade incorporates a rich, salty, inviting flavour and great bite of texture.
Peameal Breakfast Sandwich: Offer a hearty breakfast sandwich with peameal bacon, fried eggs, a fresh slice of tomato and sharp local cheese on a toasted English muffin or bagel.

Lunch and Dinner Favourites with a Twist

Peameal Bacon BLT: Upgrade the traditional BLT with thick, juicy slices of peameal bacon, adding a sweet and savoury edge to this lunchtime staple.
Peameal Bacon Caesar Wrap: Incorporate sliced peameal bacon into a Caesar salad wrap for a portable and satisfying lunch option.
Peameal Bacon Burger: Top burgers with grilled peameal bacon, adding a distinctive taste and texture contrast that your customers will love.
Pasta Dishes: Incorporate peameal bacon into creamy pasta dishes or carbonara for added depth and richness.

Appealing Appetizers

Peameal Bacon Poutine: A Canadian classic, adding peameal bacon to poutine elevates this comfort food to new heights.
Salads and Soups: Enhance a variety of soups and salads by adding diced peameal bacon for excellent flavour and texture.

Why peameal?

Peameal bacon is cost-effective because it’s generally more stable in price compared to regular bacon. This makes it a reliable and economical choice for your menu. Its unique flavour profile gives it a higher perceived value, leading to better profit margins on many menu items. Peameal bacon is also quick and easy to prepare, making it consistently delicious and simple to use. You can highlight the uniqueness and ‘Canadiana’ appeal of this product, particularly if you’re able to cite which local farms or food producers it’s been sourced from. Consider featuring peameal bacon in your daily or weekly specials to showcase its versatility and cross-utilize this great product. You can also use appealing imagery and fun facts about peameal bacon to highlight it on your menu and/or social media channels. After all, when you see a great dish made with peameal bacon, your mouth is going to start watering!

Contact Morton Food Service to learn more

Incorporating peameal bacon into your menu will diversify and add value to your offering while providing a stable, high-margin ingredient that can be cross-utilized in various dishes. From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, peameal bacon is poised to become a favourite for chefs and diners, blending taste, tradition, and profitability in every slice. Let’s talk about how Noble Pork’s peameal bacon fits into your menu—we look forward to speaking with you!