Sweet Potato Bacon Bites

Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

I thought I had a great idea, apparently I did, others have done this before me! I love sweet and savory flavors with my sweet potatoes, so that's the path I took. You could also add some heat to kick it up.

These would be even more delicious cooked on the grill or smoker.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
sweet potatoes, about 2 " round
1 Tbsp
mrs. dash original blend
1/2 tsp
thyme fresh leaves
1/2 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
black pepper
coarse sea salt
olive oil
thin sliced bacon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
I used potatoes that were about 2" in diameter. Peel potatoes, cut very end off. Slice the same width as the bacon. Place in a mixing bowl and drizzle with enough olive oil to completely coat potatoes. In a small bowl add dry ingredients. Give a little taste and adjust seasonings to your taste. Mix together well. Pour into bowl with oiled potatoes and toss. Using your hands be sure potatoes are well seasoned.
2
Use 1/2 slice of bacon for each potato. Wrap around the potato and secure with a toothpick. Once all are wrapped, roll the bacon in the leftover rub to coat.
3
Place on a non stick surfaced pan, these will caramelize on the bottom and tend to stick. Bake at 350 for 35-45 min. until potatoes are tender and bacon is browned. Remove immediately. Sprinkle coarse sea salt on them as soon as you remove them from pan.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy