Grilled Back Bacon on a Bun

Grilled Back Bacon on a Bun Image by: Grilled Back Bacon on a Bun Author: Canadian Living

Back bacon, which is from cured, smoked cooked pork loin, is also known as Canadian bacon south of the border.  Peameal bacon is also from the pork loin but has been cured in brine, or sweet pickled, and is uncooked. Peameal bacon is characterized by its cornmeal crust.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2006; Get Grilling: Summer 2007

Ingredients

  • 1 red pepper quartered
  • 4 slices Spanish onion
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 1 lb sliced back bacon
  • 1 lb sliced peameal bacon
  • 4 kaiser rolls

Method

Brush red pepper and onion with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until grill-marked and tender, about 6 minutes.

Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir mustard with honey. Add bacon to grill and brush with half of the mustard mixture; grill, covered, for 3 minutes. Turn and brush with remaining mustard mixture; grill until marked, about 3 minutes.

Cut buns in half. Sandwich bacon, onion and red pepper in buns.

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Nutritional facts Per searving: about

  • Sodium 993 mg
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 437.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 56 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 47 g

%RDI

  • Iron 20.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 9.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
  • Vitamin C 83.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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