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Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

Ingredients

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

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 until bacon is crisp, 4-6 minutes on each side. Discard toothpicks.

Nutrition Facts

5 pieces : 120 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 372mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.

Reviews

Average Rating: 4.651162
  • randcbruns
    Jun 4, 2019
    Love grilled asparagus. I prefer mine grilled in bunch to single spears.
  • cindiak
    Apr 10, 2019
    Delicious and simple. I squeeze a bit of fresh lemon juice on them when they come off the grill.
  • Appy_Girl
    Jan 13, 2019
    Perfect little hand held treats. I used the Pencil Thin Asparagus. I also cut the slices of bacon length wise in half. forming one thin. long skinny strip. I also sautéed the asparagus for a few minutes in garlic infused olive oil. Cooled for a few minutes then wrapped the bacon around the asparagus. They browned up perfectly, leaving the asparagus crisp tender. I also sprinkled the finished spears with some parm cheese. I served as an appetizer. Its a yum for sure. VFE.
  • millieanne
    Jan 22, 2017

    Huge hit

  • JMartinelli13
    Jun 30, 2015

    Quick, easy and delicious!

  • dgibso99
    May 18, 2015

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

  • dalajohnson
    May 17, 2015

    excellent

  • luigimon
    Sep 14, 2014

    Excellent and easy!!

  • cookiemouse
    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.

  • Bonito
    Dec 31, 1969

    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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