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Bacon Jam



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Bacon Jam

  • 500 g shortcut bacon, cut into quarters
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 red onion, quartered
  • 15 g extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 250 g strong brewed espresso coffee (1 cup)
  • 80 g apple cider vinegar
  • 80 g Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Add the bacon, garlic and onion to the mixer bowl and chop 4 seconds, speed 5. Scrape down and add oil. Cook varoma, 15 minutes, speed soft, .

    2. Scrape down and add the remaining ingredients. Cook varoma, 20 minutes, speed soft, , with the simmering basket on top instead of the MC.

    3. Scrape down the bowl and add 1/4 cup of water and cook for 15 minutes, varoma, speed soft, , with the simmering basket on top instead of the MC.

    4. Once cooked transfer to steralised jars and allow to cool on the bench before storing in the fridge.

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Store in the fridge for up to 3 months.

For a smokier flavour dice the bacon and fry on a pan until crispy. Chop the garlic and onion in the Thermomix and cook for 5 minutes with the oil before adding the crispy bacon and continuing from step 2. At the end you may want to puree the jam of cooking this method te reduce chunkiness.

Serving suggestions:
- on toast with avocado and a paoched egg
- mix with spreadable cream cheese for a yummy dip
- make bacon jam, avocado and feta puff pasty parcels
- add to your favourite burger
- score a turkish loaf in a grid and in the gaps place garlic butter, bacon jam, avocado and parmesan and bake in a moderate oven for 12 to 15 minutes
- spoon into mushrooms and top with feta and bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
Vorwerk Thermomix ® and Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand assume no liability, particularly in terms of ingredient quantities used and success of the recipes.
Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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