So there I was, looking over one of my favorite blogs:  (http://cowgirlscountry.blogspot.com/) and she had made a breakfast fatty. Basically a fillling, wrapped in sausage, wrapped in bacon. I’m not sure I can think of many things better.

Breakfast Fatty

INGREDIENTS
Potatoes
Onions
Red Bell pepper
Green chillies
1 lb of bacon
1 lb of breakfast sausage

METHOD
  1. Diced potatoes, onions, red bell pepper and green chillies.
  2. Give them a quick saute.
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  4. Let potato /pepper mixture rest for 10 minutes, then place into a gallon zipper bag, formed into a log and into the fridge to set up.
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  6. Open a one pound package of breakfast sausage and put into a 1 gallon zipper bag. Roll it out thin. Then roll it up and put into the fridge.
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  8. Make the bacon weave. A bacon weave it not a new or novel idea, but I have never done on, so it is new to me! One pound of bacon woven on cling wrap. – Hint* – if you sprinkle water on your work surface the cling wrap will stick to that and you can build your weave on a nice clean surface and not gunk up your counter or cutting board.
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    The weave is easy to do.

  10. This is also rolled up and put in the fridge while the potato filling sets up.
  11. After a few hours we are ready to assemble the fatty.

  12. Slice open the sides of the sausage baggie and open it up.
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  14. Place the potato filling on the sausage – use the bag to help roll it up and then shape to fit on the bacon weave.
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  16. Place the sausage log on the weave and roll it up, wrap in cling wrap, put into big zipper bag and put it back into the fridge.

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I’ll smoke this tonight.
Anyone getting hungry? And how good would this be with homemade bacon and sausage?

Time to get it on the grill. In lieu of a real smoker we will have to make do, onto the grill with the little smoker box.
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At one hour
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At two hours
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Three hours, looking good!
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I finished it in the oven to 160F internal.

Behold!
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This is pretty spectacular and could easily be adapted to all kinds of fillings.

I also think these would freeze very nicely, so make a bunch, and be happy!

Until next time Eat Well & Keep Digging!

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