Bacon-wrapped garlic asparagus is a delicious appetizer that will be the star of any dinner party. The smoky and savory flavor of bacon perfectly complements the fresh, crisp taste of asparagus in this fun and easy recipe for two. It’s also great to make when you’re craving something salty but healthy!
Blog post: Bacon-Wrapped Garlic Asparagus recipe
prep: 15 mins cook: 25 mins total: 40 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 asparagus bundles
1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed
5 cloves garlic, minced
¼ cup olive oil
½ pound bacon
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
salt and ground black pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.
Combine olive oil, garlic, and parsley in a saute pan. Saute over medium heat for 3 minutes.
Lay 4 asparagus spears in the center of each bacon slice. Drizzle garlic oil on top. Wrap bacon around asparagus and secure with a toothpick. Transfer asparagus bundles to the baking sheet and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake in the preheated oven until bacon is crisp, 20 to 25 minutes.
Per Serving: 165 calories; protein 6.4g; carbohydrates 4g; fat 14.3g; cholesterol 13.6mg; sodium 313.2mg.