Back to Hot Bacon Asparagus Salad

Print Options


Card Sizes

Hot Bacon Asparagus Salad Recipe

Hot Bacon Asparagus Salad Recipe

From Prophetstown, Illinois, Paulette Balda relates, "This meal-in-one salad is so easy to fix when I get home from work...but it looks like I spent an hour preparing it. It's great with warm rolls."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 7 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups torn salad greens
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain, reserving 2-3 tablespoons drippings.
  • 2. Cut asparagus into 1-1/2-in. pieces; saute in drippings until crisp-tender. Add the vinegar, sugar, mustard, pepper and bacon. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  • 3. In a large salad bowl, combine salad greens and almonds. Add the asparagus mixture; toss gently. Arrange eggs over the salad. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 243 calories, 21 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 227 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Reviews for Hot Bacon Asparagus Salad

Sort By :
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2014

"Taste is exceptional - everyone that tries it loves it! I make it a bit healthier by substituting extra virgin olive oil for the bacon grease, substituted brown sugar for the white to intensify the sweet, and used baby spinach for the salad greens."

Loading Image