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a keto friendly appetizer recipe from I Breathe Im Hungry

Bacon, Braunshweiger, & Pistachio Truffles

  • Author: Mellissa Sevigny
  • Yield: 12 truffles 1x


A fantastic keto appetizer or savory fat bomb recipe, these bacon studded truffles are loaded with flavor and texture!


  • 8 oz Braunshweiger (Liverwurst), room temperature
  • 1/4 cup chopped pistachio kernels
  • 6 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked crisp and chopped finely


  1. Combine the Braunshweiger and pistachios in a small food processor and pulse until combined.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whip the softened cream cheese and mustard together until smooth.
  3. Roll the Braunshweiger into 12 small balls.
  4. Then take each ball and form about a 1/4 inch thick layer of cream cheese with your fingers.
  5. Once you have done all of them, chill for about 30 minutes.
  6. Roll each ball in the finely chopped bacon and place on a serving dish.
  7. Serve cold, or at room temperature.


Approximate nutrition info each: 145 calories, 12g fat, 1.5g net carbs, 7g protein

  • Category: Keto Appetizer
  • Cuisine: German


  • Serving Size: 1 truffle
  • Calories: 145
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.5g net
  • Protein: 7g

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