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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

 Bacon-Wrapped Scallops
When I'm looking for more special appetizer, this is the recipe I reach for. I've also served these savory scallops for dinner.—Pamela MacCumbee, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 20 fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 10 uncooked sea scallops, halved
  • 10 bacon strips, halved widthwise
  • Lemon Wedges

Directions

  • Fold a spinach leaf around each scallop half. Wrap bacon over spinach
  • and secure with a toothpick. Place on baking sheet or broiler pan.
  • Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 6 minutes on each side or until bacon
  • is crisp. Remove toothpick. Squeeze lemon over each. Serve
  • immediately. Yield: 20 appetizers.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 145 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 206 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.