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Shrimp Wrapped in Bacon

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

20 appetizers

If you're looking for something a little different to serve guests, you can't go wrong with these elegant shrimp bites, pleasantly seasoned with bacon, basil, goat cheese and barbecue sauce. —Eileen Stefanski, Wales, Wisconsin
Shrimp Wrapped in Bacon Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 10 bacon strips
  • 20 large fresh basil leaves
  • 20 uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely crumbled goat cheese

Directions

  1. Cut each bacon strip in half widthwise; set aside. Wrap a basil leaf around each shrimp. Wrap a piece of bacon around each; secure with wooden toothpicks.
  2. Place in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 375° for 14-16 minutes or until bacon is crisp.
  3. Brush with barbecue sauce; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 2-4 minutes longer or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 40 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 133mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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