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Asparagus Wrapped in Chili Spiced Bacon Recipe


Atkins Asparagus Wrapped in Chili Spiced Bacon
1.8g
Net Atkins Count ™
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Style:American
Cook Time: 12 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Easy
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4g

Protein

2.2g

Fat

2g

Fiber

46.5kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sucralose Based Sweetener (Sugar Substitute)
  • 4 slice Bacon
  • 24 spear Asparagus

DIRECTIONS

  1. Soak 16 wooden toothpicks in warm water for 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill.  Place a sheet of wax paper on a sheet pan and set aside. Combine the chili powder and sugar substitute in a small bowl. 
  3. Cut bacon strips in 1/2.  Lay them on the sheet pan and dust with the chili powder mixture.  
  4. Wrap three asparagus spears together with one slice of bacon (with the dusted side facing towards the asparagus); securing each end with a toothpick. You should have 8 packets.  
  5. Grill uncovered over medium-low heat for 12 minutes turning halfway through or until bacon is crisp.   
  6. Discard toothpicks and serve immediately.  Each serving is 2 wraps.

Cooking Tip

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How we calculate the Net Atkins Count™

In the Atkins Nutritional Approach®, the Net Atkins Count™ is calculated by subtracting the number of grams of fiber and polyols (such as glycerin and sugar alcohols) from the total grams of carbohydrates in whole foods. This reflects the idea that fiber and polyols minimally impacts blood sugar levels at the doses present in the products.

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