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Coconut Bacon Wrap

2012-12-31
  • Yield : 4 Wraps
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 25m

I have been wanting to try using coconut as a bacon replacement in a BLT for a while.  Usually people use shaved coconut.  I only had shredded, but I gave it a whirl anyways.  I was very pleased with the results.  The coconut took on the sweet and smoky flavor from the marinade, and had a great texture in the wrap.  Give it a shot.

Estimated Cost Per Serving: $.95

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cups of Shredded Coconut
  • 3 Tablespoons of Maple Syrup
  • 2 Teaspoons of Liquid Smoke
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Onion Powder
  • 1 Head of Romaine
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 Tomato
  • 4 Tortillas

Method

Step 1

Pre heat oven to 350f.

Step 2

Mix syrup, liquid smoke, paprika, garlic, and onion in a medium sized bowl.

Step 3

Place coconut shreds into the syrup mixture and stir until all the coconut is covered.

Step 4

Place cocounut onto a non stick cookie sheet. Spread evenly on the sheet.

Step 5

Bake for 10 minutes or until the coconut is dry. Keep an eye on it though so it does not burn!

Step 6

While coconut is cooking, slice lettuce, avocado, and tomatoes.

Step 7

Remove coconut from oven.

Step 8

Place about 1/4 of coconut on to a tortilla and top with lettuce, avocado, and tomato.

Step 9

Enjoy!

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