Spooky Halloween Chorizo Olive Eyeballs

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These tasty, eerie little keto-friendly treats come together really quickly to make a delicious appetiser for Halloween.

The base is made from fried chorizo, however you could easily sub cherry tomatoes or keto crackers instead. There's less than 1 gram of net carbs per serving so they're perfect or a healthy low-carb diet.

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Nutritional values (per serving, 3 eyeballs)

0.7 grams 0.4 grams 6 grams 13.5 grams 5.3 grams 145 calories
Total Carbs1.1grams
Fiber0.4grams
Net Carbs0.7grams
Protein6grams
Fat13.5grams
of which Saturated5.3grams
Calories145kcal
Magnesium6mg (2% RDA)
Potassium102mg (5% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (2%), protein (16%), fat (82%)

Ingredients (makes 18 eyeballs)

  • 1 Spanish chorizo sausage or any other hard sausage (130 g/ 4.6 oz)
  • 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or ghee
  • 1/4 cup full-fat cream cheese (60 g/ 2.1 oz)
  • 6 large green olives (36 g/ 1.3 oz)
  • 2 black Spanish olives (6 g/ 0.2 oz)
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Instructions

  1. Slice the chorizo into 1/2 cm / 1/4 inch slices.
    Spooky Halloween Chorizo Olive Eyeballs
  2. Grease a large fry pan with olive oil or ghee and heat over a medium heat. Add the chorizo in a single layer. Cook for 2-3 minutes until slightly browned, and then flip the chorizo over and fry another two minutes on the second side. Remove from heat.
    Spooky Halloween Chorizo Olive Eyeballs
  3. Allow the chorizo to cool slightly while you prepare the olives.
  4. Slice the green olives through the middle to create four round olive slices from each. Cut the black olives in quarters lengthwise, then in thirds horizontally to create smaller pieces.
    Spooky Halloween Chorizo Olive Eyeballs
  5. To assemble, arrange the chorizo on a serving platter and put a teaspoon full of cream cheese on each piece. Press a green olive round into the cream cheese on each slice of chorizo, and then place a black olive piece in the centre.
    Spooky Halloween Chorizo Olive Eyeballs
  6. Serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to 3 days. Spooky Halloween Chorizo Olive Eyeballs
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I read all of Martina's emails and have 2 of her books, but I don't have the pizza crust recipe. Is there a link for me to get that recipe?
Thanks, Robin

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Robin, thank you do much for buying my books! Here's the pizza crust recipe:Thin Keto Pizza Crust I hope you like it 😊

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