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Bacon Onion Asparagus Recipe
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Bacon Onion Asparagus Recipe

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This side dish gets its tang from vinegar and its crunch from toasted sesame seeds. This is a wonderful way to dress up that seasonal favorite.—Sheila Elliott, Bear, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  1. Place the asparagus in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Bake at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in the vinegar, bacon and remaining salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer the asparagus to a large shallow bowl; top with warm bacon dressing and toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon Onion Asparagus in Taste of Home April/May 2005, p7

Reviews for Bacon Onion Asparagus(4)

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Reviewed Apr. 18, 2012

This is delicious. I served it with the Peachy Chicken on the same page and white rice.

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Reviewed Mar. 5, 2012

Yum! I will make this again and again.

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2011

Very tasty. Will definitely make again. Left off the sesame seeds because I ran out of time and I didn't have them toasted.

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Reviewed Apr. 28, 2008

WOW, Thanks for posting the link to the recipe, Recipe-Bot. This will be a great passing dish at cookouts this summer.

 

John

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