Zucchini Bacon Bites
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Zucchini Bacon Bites

Submitted by: Isabel De Los Rios

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 35 Minutes

Servings: 4

These bites are a great way to creatively incorporate vegetables and protein into a party appetizer. Vegetable trays are delicious, but for those who aren’t huge vegetable fans (yet), they might give this delicious recipe a try!

Ingredients

    2 med. zucchini

    2 pce. uncured bacon

    1/2 white onion

    2 egg

    1/4 c. coconut flour

    1/2 tsp. ground cumin

    1 tsp. paprika

    sea salt & black pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 375ºF and line baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake bacon for 10-15 minutes.

Grate zucchini and squeeze out excess water using a nut milk bag or tea towel. Dice cooked bacon and chop onion. Mix grated zucchini, diced bacon, chopped onion, and eggs in a bowl and until thoroughly combined. Sift in coconut flour and mix. Add spices and mix.

Mold mixture into 11-12 bite-sized balls using hands or a small ice scream scoop. Place the bites on a baking sheet; bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. One serving is three Zucchini Bacon Bites.