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Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Ingredients:

  • 10 water chestnuts
  • 20 toothpicks
  • 10 slices of bacon
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 TBSP sugar substitute

Instructions:

Cut chestnuts in half. Wrap a half piece of bacon around each chestnut half, and insert a tooth pick to hold the bacon in place. Place chestnuts in a baking pan. Make a marinade of soy sauce and sugar substitute and pour over chestnuts. Let chill for 4 hours, basting marinade over bacon again halfway through. Broil for 10 minutes, or bake at 375°F until bacon reaches desired crispness, draining off excess grease after 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 136
Total Fat 11.3
Total Carbohydrate 3.6g
Protein 10.2g
Disclaimer: Nutrition is approximate.
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Sides

Loaded Jicama Fries

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium jicama
  • 1 TBSP vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 6 slices pre-cooked bacon
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions:

Preheat over to 400°F. Peel jicama and chop into fry- size strips. Place jicama pieces in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to boil, and boil for 10-15 minutes until no longer crunchy. Remove from heat and strain. Spread fries on cookie paper towel lined cookie sheet and pat dry. In a large bowl, toss fries with vegetable oil, salt, and spices. Spread fries out on a parchment covered cookie sheet and season with pepper and additional salt if desired. Bake for 45-60 minutes until fries reach desired crispness, stirring every 15-20 minutes. Top with cheddar cheese, green onions, pre-cooked bacon, and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 359
Total Fat 26.8g
Net Carbohydrates 6g
Protein 17.9g
Disclaimer: Nutrition is approximate