Scallops Wrapped in Bacon

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This common party appetizer has been revamped for Paleo with nitrate-free bacon. You are sure to like these much better than the old unhealthy version.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutes

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 20 large scallops
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 20 slices uncured, nitrate-free bacon

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Sauté scallops in oil with garlic until scallops are lightly browned. Set aside to cool.
  • Cook bacon slightly on each side and use to wrap scallops. Make sure bacon is not overcooked or it will not wrap around scallops.
  • Secure each appetizer with a toothpick and serve warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 20 large scallops
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 20 slices uncured, nitrate-free bacon

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Sauté scallops in oil with garlic until scallops are lightly browned. Set aside to cool.
  • Cook bacon slightly on each side and use to wrap scallops. Make sure bacon is not overcooked or it will not wrap around scallops.
  • Secure each appetizer with a toothpick and serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium350mg
Total Carbohydrate2g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein10g