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Bacon Explosion Recipe
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Bacon Explosion
A meaty sausage and bacon filling is rolled up in a bacon blanket. Kaboom! See more
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Bacon Explosion

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"This is my version of the Bacon Explosion. There are many versions on the web whether it's called a pork fatty, bacon bomb, etc...No matter how you slice it, it's an insane barbecue flavor in an artery-clogging roll. If you have a smoker, you have to try this one. Remember, moderation is the key when eating a bacon explosion. Enjoy."

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Directions

  1. Preheat smoker to 225 to 250 degrees F (110 to 120 degrees C).
  2. Reserve about 1/2 pound bacon for cooking. Lay 2 strips of the remaining bacon on a clean surface in an X. Alternate horizontal and vertical bacon strips, weaving them tightly in an over-and-under pattern to create a lattice pattern. Sprinkle woven bacon with 1 teaspoon barbeque rub.
  3. Arrange reserved 1/2 pound of bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels; crumble.
  4. Place sausage in a large resealable plastic bag; do not close bag. Roll sausage out, still in the bag, to a square the same size as the woven bacon. Cut bag off the sausage and arrange sausage over bacon; discard bag. Sprinkle crumbled bacon, Cheddar cheese, green onions, and garlic over sausage. Pour about 3/4 bottle barbeque sauce over sausage and season with remaining barbeque rub.
  5. Roll woven bacon tightly around sausage into a loaf.
  6. Cook bacon-sausage loaf seam-side down in the preheated smoker for about 1 1/2 hours. Brush woven bacon with remaining barbeque sauce and continue to smoke until loaf is no longer pink in the center, about 30 minutes more. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Allow loaf to rest for 30 minutes before slicing.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 2 hrs 10 mins
  • READY IN 3 hrs

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • For crispier bacon on the roll, when you remove it from the smoker, place the roll in the broiler for approximately 5 minutes to crisp up the outside; then baste with the barbecue sauce.
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Feb 02, 2014

We modified the interior meat to Sweet Italian sausage and ground chicken breast, left out the cheese and bacon crumbles on the interior. Baked, tented for 2 hour at 400. It fed 6 adults and everybody took some home. It was good, but I wished for crispier bacon.

 
Jan 01, 2014

Wow this was great! I made a few changes but not enough to really throw off the recipe. I used 1 lb of ground beef and 1 lb of ground pork sausage, no garlic and no spice rub. The child and I aren't spice nuts. In the end, Dad said "More BBQ sauce!" I had added 1/2 cup to the meat mix, maybe more next time. Also, I baked mine in the oven at 350 for 2 hours and 45 minutes on a roasting rack, serious drippings!! Use a meat thermometer to get 165 degrees. I would definitely do this again. Serious meat lovers meal.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 507 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Fat
  • 36.4 g
  • 56%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 23.9 g
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 2239 mg
  • 90%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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