The Low Fodmap Gourmet

Gourmet Recipes for people who need to follow the Low Fodmap Diet and are also Lactose and Gluten Intolerant!

Wild Caught Tasmanian Scallops wrapped in home cured shaved bacon

Wild caught Tasmanian Scallops

Scallops Fresh Wild Caught wrapped in shaved home Cured Bacon 

A rich source of vitamin B12. The body needs B12 to convert the chemical homocysteine, that is associated with diabetes, osteoporosis and heart disease into other harmless substances.  Scallops are also rich in Potassium and Magnesium two of the minerals needed for healthy blood vessels.

An average serving of scallops, 110 grams contains the following percentages of the recommended daily in take of the following nutrients:  Vitamin B12 101.6%, Iodine 90%, Phosphorus 69%, protein 46.5%, Selenium 44.7%, Choline 29.5%, Zinc 16%, Magnesium 10.4%, Potassium 10.1%.

 

Recipe

Wrap individual Scallops in shaved streaky or belly bacon and place on a skewer.
Lightly grill, turning occasionally until the bacon starts to brown, being careful not to over cook.

Serve as an entree with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
or
Serve as a mains on a bed of riced or mashed potato with a side of fresh super food salad greens fresh from the garden.

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