Honeyed Bacon" Baklava

Honeyed Bacon" Baklava requires approximately 45 minutes from start to finish. This recipe serves 24 and costs $1.81 per serving. One serving contains 395 calories, 8g of protein, and 30g of fat. If you have bacon, sugar, phyllo cups, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. A few people made this recipe, and 11 would say it hit the spot. This recipe is typical of middl eastern cuisine. It is brought to you by Foodista. With a spoonacular score of 21%, this dish is not so great. Try Bacon Baklava, Honeyed Chicken, and Honeyed Olives for similar recipes.

Servings: 24

 

Ingredients:

1 package (16 ounce) walnuts (4 cups)

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 package (16 ounce) frozen phyllo, thawed

1 cup butter, melted

1 jar (12 ounce) honey

1 package (16 ounce) of bacon, fried crisp

Equipment:

food processor

bowl

baking pan

knife

oven

sauce pan

wire rack

aluminum foil

Cooking instruction summary:

In large bowl of food processor, add walnuts, bacon, sugar, and cinnamon. Pulse until walnuts and bacon are chopped; set aside. (Be sure to fry the bacon to a crispy stage. Then it will chop up finely and evenly.) Cut phyllo into 13" by 9" rectangles. In greased 13" by 9" baking dish, place 1 phyllo sheet; brush with melted butter. Repeat with phyllo and butter to make 5 more layers, overlapping any small strips of phyllo to make rectangles, if necessary. Over phyllo in baking dish, sprinkle 1 cup walnut mixture. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 3 more layers (4 layers total). Place remaining phyllo on top of last walnut layer; brush with butter. With sharp knife, cut just halfway through layers in triangle or diamond pattern. Bake in 300 degree oven for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until top is golden brown. In small saucepan over medium-low heat, heat honey until hot but not boiling. Evenly spoon hot honey over hot baklava. Cool Baklava in dish on wire rack at least 1 hour; cover with foil and let stand at room temperature until serving. To serve, finish cutting, with a sharp knife, through layers to make triangles or diamonds.

 

Step by step:


1. In large bowl of food processor, add walnuts, bacon, sugar, and cinnamon. Pulse until walnuts and bacon are chopped; set aside. (Be sure to fry the bacon to a crispy stage. Then it will chop up finely and evenly.)

2. Cut phyllo into 13" by 9" rectangles. In greased 13" by 9" baking dish, place 1 phyllo sheet; brush with melted butter. Repeat with phyllo and butter to make 5 more layers, overlapping any small strips of phyllo to make rectangles, if necessary.

3. Over phyllo in baking dish, sprinkle 1 cup walnut mixture.

4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 3 more layers (4 layers total).

5. Place remaining phyllo on top of last walnut layer; brush with butter.

6. With sharp knife, cut just halfway through layers in triangle or diamond pattern.

7. Bake in 300 degree oven for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until top is golden brown.

8. In small saucepan over medium-low heat, heat honey until hot but not boiling. Evenly spoon hot honey over hot baklava.

9. Cool Baklava in dish on wire rack at least 1 hour; cover with foil and let stand at room temperature until serving.

10. To serve, finish cutting, with a sharp knife, through layers to make triangles or diamonds.


Nutrition Information:

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395 Calories
8g Protein
30g Total Fat
29g Carbs
2% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
395
20%

Fat
30g
46%

  Saturated Fat
8g
53%

Carbohydrates
29g
10%

  Sugar
16g
18%

Cholesterol
32mg
11%

Sodium
232mg
10%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
8g
16%

Manganese
0.67mg
34%

Copper
0.31mg
16%

Phosphorus
95mg
10%

Magnesium
32mg
8%

Vitamin B1
0.12mg
8%

Vitamin B6
0.16mg
8%

Selenium
4µg
7%

Zinc
0.85mg
6%

Fiber
1g
5%

Vitamin B3
1mg
5%

Vitamin A
247IU
5%

Folate
19µg
5%

Iron
0.7mg
4%

Potassium
130mg
4%

Vitamin B2
0.05mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.43mg
3%

Calcium
23mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.23mg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.11µg
2%

Vitamin D
0.22µg
1%

Vitamin K
1µg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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