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

Bacon-wrapped asparagus recipe
Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus
Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus
Servings Prep Time
2servings 30minutes total time
Servings Prep Time
2servings 30minutes total time
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  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.
Recipe Notes

Test Kitchen Tips

  • I always fry 2 lbs. or more of bacon at a time, drain the slices well, then freeze them. The slices don’t stick together, so it’s easy to remove a few from the bag for a sandwich or to crumble for a recipe.
  • For the ultimate flavour, use fresh produce when it’s in season. In spring, that means asparagus, peas, artichokes and fennel. In summer, eggplant, arugula, summer squash and tomatoes shine. Fall’s finest? Butternut squash, Brussels sprouts and carrots, to name a few.

Nutrition Facts

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