Pork On Your Fork: Brie and Bacon in Pastry

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Marinating Time: 20 minutes

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Ingredients

4 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
1 sheet frozen puff pastry
1 15-oz. wheel Brie
1/4 cup toasted almonds, sliced
1/4 cup parsley , chopped
1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon water

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Cooking Directions

Thaw pastry 20 minutes; roll sheet out on a lightly floured surface to a 15-inch square and cut to a 15-inch circle. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Slice Brie in half horizontally and layer with bacon, almonds and parsley. Place in center of pastry, trim away multiple cuts of pastry from the folds.  Brush pastry edges with egg wash, pull up sides to enclose. Place seam side down on ungreased baking sheet. If desired, decorate top with pastry scraps. Brush with egg wash. Bake for 20 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Makes 12 servings.


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Serving Suggestions

Both the height of elegance and simplicity, this rich and savory appetizer is perfect for a small crowd. Serve fresh grapes alongside.


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Nutrition

Calories: 173 calories
Protein: 10 grams
Fat: 14 grams
Sodium: 289 milligrams
Cholesterol: 57 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 7 grams
Carbohydrates: 3 grams
Fiber: 1 grams

Random Cooking Tip:

For marinated pork chops, put pork in a self-sealing bag with marinade in the refrigerator first thing in the morning. By suppertime, pork chops can be removed from marinade -dispose of used marinade- and ready to grill.

Recipe from: PorkBeInspired.com

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