Scallops Wrapped in Bacon

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.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


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


  • 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.