Bacon Wrapped Scallops from Ellipse Fitness

Bacon Wrapped Scallops from Ellipse Fitness

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

4   Ears Corn, husked

4   Slices Turkey Bacon

16  Large Sea Scallops

2   Medium Tomatoes, chopped

2   Ripe Nectarines, chopped

1/4 Cup Chopped Fresh Basil Leaves

2   Tbsp. Fresh Lemon Juice

Pinch Cayenne or Ground Red Pepper


Directions:  Preheat grill on medium-high heat.  Grill corn 10 minutes or until browned, turning.  Meanwhile, on a microwaver-safe plate, place bacon between paper towels.  Microwave on High 1 minute.

Press 4 scallops together, flat sides down, in single layer; wrap with 1 slice bacon.  Insert skewer through overlapping ends of bacon, pressing through to other side of scallops.  Repeat with remaining scallops and bacon.  Sprinkle 1/4 tsp. black pepper on scallops.  Grill, covered, 5-7 minutes or until just opaque throughout,turning once.

Cut kernals off cobs and place in large bowl.  Stir in tomatoes, nectarines, basil, lemon juice cayenne, and 1/8 tsp. salt.  Serve with scallops.

Serves 4

Exchanges:  2 Carbs, 3 Extra Lean Protein, 1 Fat

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