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Paleo Bacon-Wrapped Cauliflower

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

Calling all paleo people: This is your new favorite appetizer! Peppery bacon-wrapped spicy cauliflower bites with a honey-glaze. MORE + LESS -

Cheeky Kitchen Cheeky Kitchen
March 16, 2017

Ingredients

4
cups cauliflower florets
1
cup butter, ghee or coconut oil, melted
1
tablespoon paprika
2
teaspoons onion powder
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
teaspoon red pepper flakes
12
slices peppered bacon
1/2
cup raw and unfiltered honey
2
ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
1
lemon, freshly squeezed
3/4
cup Yoplait® Greek 100 plain yogurt (optional)
1/3
cup plain almond milk

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, mix together paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes. Stir 1 tablespoon of this mixture into the melted butter.
  • 3
    Dip cauliflower florets into the butter. Sprinkle with paprika mixture.
  • 4
    Cut bacon in half and lengthwise to create strips that are approximately 4x1-inch.
  • 5
    Wrap one bacon strip around dipped cauliflower. Secure with a toothpick. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat until all cauliflower is wrapped in bacon. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the cauliflower is tender and the bacon begins to brown around the edges.
  • 6
    Meanwhile, blend together the avocados, lemons juice, Yoplait™ yogurt and almond milk until smooth and creamy. Allow cauliflower to cool slightly. Serve with avocado dipping sauce. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • If eating strict paleo, omit the yogurt.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
850
Calories from Fat
590
% Daily Value
Total Fat
66g
101%
Saturated Fat
34g
168%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
145mg
49%
Sodium
830mg
34%
Potassium
920mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
8g
31%
Sugars
39g
Protein
13g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 12 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Calling all paleo people: This is your new favorite appetizer! Hey, cavekids. You’ve made cauliflower all the rage. Congrats! This previously “meh” veggie has reached new levels of awesomeness this year thanks to paleo eaters, and we’re digging it. We’ve seen big, white flowerheads of cauli making their way into paleo pizza crust, paleo garlic breadsticks, and paleo fried rice. Turns out, cauliflower is way more fun to eat when you’re cooking like a caveman. And this recipe keeps proving this deliciously hot trend right. These bright red bites are the ultra app for everything from game night parties to Grok nights in. A little spicy. A little sweet. A bit of bacon. A whole lotta tasty cauliflower. Whether you’re a food fanatic or just looking for a fun way to twist up your party cocktail plates, holy cavepants. These. Here’s how to make a whole plate of paleo love. If eating strict paleo, omit the yogurt from this recipe. As soon as they come out of the oven, let them cool ever so slightly, then serve them straightaway. Hunt, gather, bite, be merry. This is what eating like a caveman is all about!
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