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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus is an easy and delicious side dish that is ready in 30 minutes. Wrapping this elegant veggie with bacon is pretty much everyone's favorite way.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 396 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus about 16 oz, ends trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb bacon use center cut not thick cut

Optional:

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place a wire rack inside a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Trim the ends of the asparagus by about 1 inch. Add them to a large bowl and drizzle with salt, pepper and olive oil. Coat well. If desired add some smoked paprika and garlic powder for extra flavor.
  4. Cut the bacon slices lengthwise and wrap each asparagus piece in a bacon strip. Wrap it tightly around the veggie stalk, slightly overlapping to create a spiral pattern.
  5. Place seam side down onto the prepared wire rack.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven and using kitchen tongs turn over and bake for 10-15 more minutes, or until the bacon is nicely cooked and crispy.
  7. Broil for 1-2 minutes, careful not to burn.

Optional:

  1. Mix brown sugar and maple syrup and brush onto the prepared wrapped stalks before baking.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 396 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 698mg30%
Potassium 344mg10%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 760IU15%
Vitamin C 4.2mg5%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.