May 11th is “National Eat What You Want Day.” Just think of it—a day dedicated to not counting calories and indulging in your favorite foods! In celebration of this momentous occasion, we’ve created a Top Ten list of some high calorie dishes that utilize everyone’s favorite meat candy—bacon. Because there are certain foods that you want to over-indulge in when it “doesn’t count.” And bacon is one of those foods! So don’t limit your bacon consumption today. These dishes won’t let you! Some of these bacon miracles are specific to certain restaurants or areas, but some are available nationwide. Let them be an inspiration on how you choose to not worry about what you eat today!
The 28 Lb Sandwich
This sandwich debuted on the British version of Man V. Food. This creation has 35 different types of bacon, ham, salami, sausage, prosciutto and other meats. Now that’s a lot of meat!
Although it’s usually served at Thanksgiving, we think “National Eat What You Want Day” is the perfect day to serve a chicken stuffed in a duck stuffed in a turkey that is covered in bacon. Right? Right!
Epic Meal Time Boss Bacon Burger
Epic Meal Time, a YouTube Channel Favorite, has loads of calorie-crazy dishes, but this one has to be up there on the list of all-time calorie highs: The Boss Bacon Burger. This bacon-stuffed burger has a jaw-dropping 109,000 calories. It’s covered in a bacon cheese sauce, and topped with hundreds of strips of bacon.
Quadruple Bypass Burger
The aptly named Heart Attack Grill with locations in Las Vegas and Dallas, Texas serves up this 9,000 calorie burger that has 20 bacon strips, 8 slices of cheese and 2 lbs of beef.
Bacon-wrapped Hot Dog
For those who want just a hot dog and bacon, consider this: The bacon-wrapped chili dog. We have just one question: where’s the bun?
This meatloaf from Greer’s Market in Mobile, Alabama is a traditional beef meatloaf that is wrapped in bacon. Not just wrapped in bacon–completely covered in bacon! ‘Nuff said.
Chili’s Jalapeno Smokehouse Burger
It’s no surprise that most of the high calorie dishes on this list are burgers… When most people think of the best way to over-indulge, they often think of a juicy, bacon covered cheeseburger. At 1,910 calories, Chili’s Jalapeno Smokehouse Burger has the distinction of being the highest-calorie burger in the US.
Bacon Turtle Burgers
Bacon Today’s Bacon Turtle Burgers are not only adorable, but they’re perfect for those who can’t decide between a burger or a hot dog. This way, you can satisfy your craving for both.
The Luther Burger is a bit of an urban legend, and its origin is disputed. Basically, it’s a bacon burger that substitutes doughnuts for the usual bun. We’ve seen lots of versions of this lately, including the “Brunch Burger” available to Pittsburgh Pirates fans. It’s a bacon cheeseburger, topped with a fried egg and sandwiched between two sprinkled-glazed donuts.
Sonic Bacon Peanut Butter Shake
For those who want to celebrate No Diet Day with a sweet treat, this new menu item from Sonic fits the bill. It has 1,720 calories, a mini has 700 calories and a small has 800 calories.