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amazing maple bacon wrapped asparagus

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ashley Burnam
Phoenix, AZ

This is a crowd pleaser! I always make way too much and somehow never make it home with extras ;)

(1 rating)
yield 15 +
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Broil

Ingredients For amazing maple bacon wrapped asparagus

  • 1 bunch
    asparagus, fresh
  • 1 pkg
    center cut bacon
  • drizzle of pancake syrup
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder, garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt and pepper

How To Make amazing maple bacon wrapped asparagus

  • 1
    Rinse and cut the asparagus to about 4 inch tips, then toss asparagus in large mixing bowl with EVOO, salt/pepper, garlic, and onion powder
  • 2
    Cut the bacon package in half to make the pieces skinnier. Then wrap the bacon tightly from the tip, leaving as little green as possible
  • 3
    Lay on nonstick cookie sheet with the free end of the bacon down and add fresh cracked pepper to the bacon. Broil on the bottom rack in the oven.
  • 4
    Broil on bottom rack until bacon starts to brown and sizzle (about 5-7 minutes) flip all pieces over gently with tongs and repeat (5 more minutes)
  • 5
    Remove from cookie sheet and lay on paper towels to remove excess grease
  • 6
    Very lightly drizzle a little bit of syrup over the asparagus after arranging on a platter... ENJOY!!