bacon-wrapped asparagus

★★★★★ 26 Reviews
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By Ashley Gunderson
from Montgomery, IL

Someone brought these bacon-wrapped asparagus to a 1st Communion party and they were delicious!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Bacon wrapped asparagus is delicious and addictive. This recipe has a thick, sweet sauce that's poured on top and caramelizes on the savory bacon. So good! We bet you won't be able to eat just one. If you want to dress up fresh asparagus, give this side dish a try.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 26 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bacon-wrapped asparagus

  • 2 lb
    fresh asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 12 slice
    bacon, uncooked
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground pepper

How To Make bacon-wrapped asparagus

  • Oven preheating to 400 degrees.
    1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Asparagus in bundles and wrapped in bacon.
    2
    Divide asparagus spears into 12 bundles (3-4 pieces each). Wrap 1 piece of bacon around each bundle, starting 1/2" from the bottom of the tips. Secure the bacon-wrapped asparagus with a toothpick. Arrange the bundles in a shallow baking pan.
  • Brown sugar, soy sauce, and seasonings simmering in a saucepan.
    3
    Combine brown sugar and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan; heat mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Mixture poured over bacon and asparagus.
    4
    Pour mixture over asparagus bundles.
  • Asparagus baking in the oven.
    5
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until spears have begun to wilt and bacon looks fully cooked. Enjoy!
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