Bacon-Wrapped Scallops Recipe
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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops Recipe

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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
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 20 fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 10 uncooked sea scallops, halved
  • 10 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, halved widthwise
  • Lemon Wedges

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 145 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Fold a spinach leaf around each scallop half. Wrap bacon over spinach and secure with a toothpick. Place on baking sheet or broiler pan.
  2. 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.
Originally published as Bacon-Wrapped Scallops in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p31

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ngertka User ID: 4534687 61828
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"What a nice change with the spinach! Added more flavour and texture. Definately on my make again list!"

dharris66 User ID: 5569872 126527
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2011

"I made these for a Christmas open house I had. Everyone LOVED them! I used the mini scallops and made 4 times as many as this recipe - really yummy"

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