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Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

My husband and I grill dinner almost every night, and I love grilling veggies for a side dish. I serve this grilled bacon wrapped asparagus recipe with meat and sliced fresh tomatoes for a wonderful meal. —Trisha Kitts, Dickinson, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 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 until bacon is crisp, 4-6 minutes on each side. Discard toothpicks.

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Tips

What are other ways to cook bacon-wrapped asparagus?

Another way to cook bacon-wrapped asparagus is in the oven. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet; bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes, turning as needed, until bacon is crisp.

What are other bacon-wrapped recipes?

Other bacon-wrapped recipes include shrimp, water chestnuts and chicken.

What does asparagus pair well with?

Asparagus pairs well many main dishes, like beef tenderloin, salmon and pasta. Check out our other asparagus recipes! Research contributed by Sarah Fischer, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant
Nutrition Facts
5 pieces : 120 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 372mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.