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Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Recipe
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Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Recipe

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My husband and I grill dinner almost every night, and I love grilling asparagus for a side dish. I serve these bacon-wrapped spears with grilled meat and sliced fresh tomatoes for a wonderful meal. —Trisha Kitts, Dickinson, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2-3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2-3 servings

Ingredients

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

Nutritional Facts

5 each: 222 calories, 22g fat (8g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 281mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein .

Directions

  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.
Originally published as Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus in Quick Cooking March/April 2005, p24


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JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 228745
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2015

"Quick, easy and delicious!"

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dgibso99 User ID: 2491191 226514
Reviewed May. 18, 2015

"We make this with turkey bacon and bake it or fry it and e both love it."

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dalajohnson User ID: 824065 226470
Reviewed May. 17, 2015

"excellent"

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luigimon User ID: 1692040 207171
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

"Excellent and easy!!"

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cookiemouse User ID: 3900007 154081
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2014

"We make this often as an appetizer for get-togethers. I drizzle a tiny bit of sesame oil on the asparagus and use fresh ground pepper. Wrap the bacon around 3-4 stalks. As others commented, thinly sliced bacon works best with this recipe."

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Bonito User ID: 1630276 101285
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2014

"Now who would have ever thought to wrap asparagus with bacon - it got my kids to eat the asparagus - I did wrap two together just to get more veggies down the kidlets"

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tlschmer User ID: 6965939 154009
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2013

"I prepared this by bunching 5 spears and baking. My husband said it would work better with thinner sliced bacon but the end result was very flavorful."

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tlschmer User ID: 6965939 68044
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2013

"I baked these and wrapped them in a bundle of four or five. It was very flavorful and my husband suggested it would be better with thinner sliced bacon"

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tlschmer User ID: 6965939 131789
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2013

"This was a quick easy recipie and very flavorful."

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Jeepgrl98 User ID: 6797690 131975
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2012

"My husband has been making this recipe for ages...but he wraps his with three stalks of asparagus to one slice of bacon...little more veggies that way! :)"

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