Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Recipe
"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."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2-3 servings
- 10 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 5 bacon strips, halved lengthwise
- 1. 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.
- 2. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until bacon is crisp. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 2-3 servings.
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.
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