Scallions Wrapped in Bacon

Ingredients

How to Prepare

   Pancetta (1/3 lb.)

   Salt (to taste)

   Scallions (3 bunches / ~20)

   Garlic (2 cloves)

   Vito & Joe’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

   Unsalted butter (2 – 3 tbsp.)

   Fresh ground black pepper

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steps:
  1. Heat ¼ cup of Vito & Joe’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil on low in a large cast iron skillet. 
  2. Clean and peel the scallions. Remove the root ends and any extra flesh that comes loose from onion. 
  3. Stack the pancetta and slice in half down the middle. 
  4. Peel and slice the garlic cloves. 
  5. Wrap pancetta around the scallions. 
    1. Any extra pancetta or scallions left over after they are all wrapped, dice into small pieces to flavor your oil. 
  6. Add butter, garlic and leftover scallions and pancetta to your heated pan. 
  7. Heat until lightly browned. 
  8. Lay your scallions in the pan and cook for 6 – 8 minutes.
    1. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. 
  9. Flip the scallions over and cook on the other side.
  10.  When both sides are cooked, remove the skillet from the heat and lay the scallions neatly on a plate for serving. 
  11. Drizzle remaining oil over scallions to serve. Enjoy!