Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
There are a lot of asparagus recipes, but this is by far my favorite and it is so quick and easy to do. It’s also a great way to encourage the kids to eat asparagus.
5 or 6 slices center-cut bacon
2 T extra virgin olive oil or Italian dressing
freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 400° F. or Prepare grill.
- Drizzle asparagus with olive oil or Italian dressing. Grind a little fresh black pepper over the asparagus, then separate into bundles of about 4 or 5 spears each.
- Wrap each bundle of asparagus with a strip of bacon. Place bacon wrapped bundles on broiler pan or rack set in a baking sheet; be sure the end of the bacon strip is on the underside of the bundle.
- Bake in oven for about 12 minutes or until bacon looks golden brown and lightly crisp. Alternatively, you can make grilled asparagus by placing the bundles on a hot grill; cover and cook for about 10 to 12 minutes or until the bacon is lightly browned and crisp.
Preparation time: 5 minute(s)
Cooking time: 12 minute(s)
Number of servings (yield):6
Wrap asparagus bundles with bacon and place on rack to bake.
Grilled asparagus can be prepared by placing the bundles in a covered grill for about 10 minutes.
Bacon wrapped Asparagus served with Glazed Clay Pot Chicken and Rice Pilaf.
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus,