+

Bacon-Wrapped Squash Bites

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 1/2 squash
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 pieces of bacon
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories100
  • Fat5.62g
  • Saturated fat1.69g
  • Trans fat0.02g
  • Carbs11.61g
  • Fiber1.71g
  • Sugar0.12g
  • Protein2.36g
  • Cholesterol7.66mg
  • Sodium270.97mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (10 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Bacon-Wrapped Squash Bites

This easy appetizer is proof that bacon makes anything taste better.

Game plan: The squash can be wrapped in bacon, covered, and stored in the refrigerator up to 2 hours ahead.

This dish was featured as part of our Sexy Vampire Halloween Party recipes.

Tips for Bacon, Christmas, and Pork

Instructions

Heat the oven to 450°F and arrange a rack in the upper third. In a large bowl, toss 12 ounces of peeled, seeded, large-dice squash (about 2 1/2 squash) with 1 teaspoon kosher salt, 2 teaspoons olive oil, and freshly ground black pepper to taste until evenly combined. Slice 4 (1-ounce) pieces of bacon in half lengthwise. Place the bacon strips on a flat surface and roll a piece of squash in each strip until the bacon is wrapped around the squash like a belt (you want it to overlap slightly). Cut the bacon, place the squash bite, seam side down, on a baking sheet, and repeat to wrap all of the squash (you should have about 40 bites). Roast until the squash is knife tender and the bacon is crisped, about 15 to 20 minutes.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

The Best of Pumpkins: Why They're the Ultimate Fall Fruit
Guides

The Best of Pumpkins: Why They're the Ultimate Fall Fruit

by Jen Wheeler | It's fall, which means its time to pay tribute to that iconic mascot of the season. As a food, as...

13 Essential Apple Recipes for Fall
Recipe Round-Ups

13 Essential Apple Recipes for Fall

by Chowhound Editors | There are so many things to love about autumn rolling around again, especially apple season. Make...

9 Fall Salads That Put a Fresh Spin on Autumn Produce
Recipe Round-Ups

9 Fall Salads That Put a Fresh Spin on Autumn Produce

by Pamela Vachon | These healthy fall salad recipes will keep you eating well all autumn, and cast your favorite fall...