Bacon Wrapped Pork Filets with Texas Caviar

Grilled bacon-wrapped pork filets are served with the spicy black-eyed peas classic Texas caviar.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
18 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 33 mins
6 servings


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed

  • cup thinly sliced green onion

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 teaspoons chili powder

  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar

  • 1 Smithfield® Mesquite Seasoned Loin Filet, cut into 6 slices

  • 6 slices Smithfield® Hickory Smoked Bacon


  1. To make Texas Caviar, combine peas and onions in medium bowl. Whisk together oil, chili powder and vinegar; stir into black-eyed pea mixture until well coated. Cover and marinate at room temperature for 2 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.

  2. Heat charcoal or gas grill to medium-high. Wrap 1 slice of bacon around sides of each filet; secure with wooden pick.

  3. Grill pork filets 13 to 18 minutes, turning every 5 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 150 degrees F. Serve filets with Texas caviar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

280 Calories
11g Fat
24g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 280
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 1028mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 291mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.