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Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffed Peppers


  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 28 minutes
  • Total Time: 38 minutes
  • Yield: 16 peppers 1x

Description

Bacon wrapped sweet mini peppers filled with a creamy sausage mixture that is Whole30, Keto and Paleo compliant. These make for the perfect appetizer.


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Ingredients

  • 1 lb sausage
  • 1 clove garlic (,pressed)
  • 1/2 vidalia onions (finely diced)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 mini multi color peppers (,(cutting the 8 peppers in half will make 16 total peppers to stuff))
  • 8 slices bacon (,cut in half to make 16 slices (no sugar added))
  • 1 cup mayo (,see notes for homemade recipe)
  • 1 tbsp chopped onions
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp coconut aminos

Instructions

  1. Heat a cast iron or nonstick skillet over medium heat with 1 tbsp olive oil. Also preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Add the pressed or finely chopped garlic clove along with the diced onions to the hot skillet. Cook until onions are translucent.
  3. Add 1 pound of compliant sausage to the onions and garlic. Cook 7-8 minutes and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  4. While the sausage is cooking, get the mini peppers ready and make Mac’s Awesome Sauce.
  5. Cut each mini pepper in half long way. Remove seeds and membranes. Place halved mini peppers on a baking sheet, cut sides up.
  6. For the Mac’s Sauce: Add 1 cup of compliant mayo to a mixing bowl along with the onions, coconut aminos, salt and pepper. Mix with a spoon until combined.
  7. Add 3 tbsp (or more, depending on level of creaminess you want) of Mac’s Sauce to the sausage and mix until combined.
  8. Using a spoon, add the sausage mixture into each half of the mini peppers.
  9. Take 8 slices of bacon and cut in half. Carefully wrap ½ slice of bacon around each mini pepper stuffed with the creamy sausage.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes. Serve with the remaining Mac’s Awesome Sauce for dipping.

Notes

Mayo recipe: (1 cup of light olive oil, 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 to 1 tsp lemon juice) Add all your ingredients to a mason jar and use your immersion blender to mix together until thick and creamy. Add to a mason jar

 

  • Category: Appetizer