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Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

 Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus
"My husband and I grill dinner almost every night, and I love grilling asparagus for a side dish," relates Patricia Kitts of Dickinson, Texas. "I serve these bacon-wrapped spears with grilled meat and sliced fresh tomatoes for a wonderful meal."
2-3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 10 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 bacon strips, halved lengthwise

Directions

  • Place asparagus on a sheet of waxed paper; coat with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle with pepper; turn to coat. Wrap a bacon piece around each
  • spear; secure ends with toothpicks.
  • Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or
  • until bacon is crisp. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 2-3 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (5 each) equals 222 calories, 22 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 281 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.