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    Bacon Explosion

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    3 hrs 30 mins

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    3 hrs

    Mainely Debbie's Note:

    This is the recipe that has taken the internet by storm. Kiss Kiss posted the link for this recipe on 1/29/09 on the Request A Recipe Forum. The recipe did not mention what type of Italian Sausage so I would use the one you like. Here is the link. I thought I would post the recipe ingredients and directions in a recipe form to make it easier to read. Thank you so much Kiss Kiss...............Debbie Click for a demo on how to make this.

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    1. 1
      Using 10 slices of bacon, weave a square lattice like that on top of a pie, laying 5 strips of bacon side by side touching each other on a large sheet of aluminum foil vertically, then weave the other 5 bacon strips horizontily through the vertical strips making sure they are tightly woven together.
    2. 2
      Preheat the oven to 225 degrees or an outdoor smoker (which is reccomended for the recipe).
    3. 3
      While oven is preheating fry the remaining bacon in fry pan until crisp.
    4. 4
      Sprinkle bacon weave with 1 tablespoon barbecue rub.
    5. 5
      Evenly spread the sausage meat on top of the bacon weave pressing to outer edges.
    6. 6
      Crumble the fried bacon into bite size pieces and sprinkle on top of the sausage.
    7. 7
      Drizzle with 1/2 cup barbecue sauce and sprinkle with another tablespoon of the barbecue rub.
    8. 8
      Very carefully seperate front edge of sausage layer from bacon weave and begin rolling sausage away from you (like rolling a jelly roll). Bacon weave should stay flat on the foil. Press sausage roll to remove any air pockets and pinch together seams and ends.
    9. 9
      Roll sausage toward you this time with the bacon weave until it is completely wrapped.
    10. 10
      Make sure the seam side is down on the foil. Roll should be 2 to 3 inches thick.
    11. 11
      Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon of barbecue rub and place on a baking sheet.
    12. 12
      Place baking sheet in the oven or the smoker.
    13. 13
      Cook until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees on a meat thermometer, about 1 hour for each inch of thickness.
    14. 14
      When done, glaze the roll with more sauce.
    15. 15
      To serve, slice into 1/4 o 1/2 inch rounds.

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    Nutritional Facts for Bacon Explosion

    Serving Size: 1 (166 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 742.2
    Calories from Fat 594
    Total Fat 66.0 g
    Saturated Fat 22.3 g
    Cholesterol 113.5 mg
    Sodium 2005.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 6.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 1.5 g
    Protein 28.2 g

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