Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Plantains
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Sweet and spicy Bacon-Wrapped Plantains are the perfect, easy holiday appetizer! With hints of cayenne and delicious maple flavor, these are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Recipe type: Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo, Dairy Free, Appetizer
Serves: 18 pieces
  • 2 large dark spotted plantains
  • 12 ounces uncooked bacon
  • 1-2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • Cayenne pepper, to season
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Slice both plantains into 1/2 inch slices. Cut your strips of bacon in half.
  2. Take one plantain slice and wrap ½ piece of bacon around the flat side of the round. Repeat this step until each plantain slice is wrapped in ½ slice of bacon.
  3. Place all bacon-wrapped plantains on your baking sheet seam side down. Brush each with a little maple syrup. Sprinkle cayenne pepper on each plantain (use more if you like spicy flavors, and omit or only use a small pinch if you do not like spicy flavors).
  4. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes until the bacon is crispy. Stick a toothpick in each bacon-wrapped plantain, place on a serving tray and enjoy! Serves 6.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 3 pieces Calories: 150 Fat: 5g Saturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 23.5g Sugar: 4.5g Fiber: 1g Protein: 5g
Recipe by Ambitious Kitchen at https://www.ambitiouskitchen.com/bacon-wrapped-plantains/