Go Back
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

The perfect fancy vegetable side dish. Crispy bacon and steamed asparagus come together for a delicious combination.

Author: Kami | NoBiggie.net
  • 3 lb asparagus stalks ends trimmed off
  • 1 16oz. package sliced bacon do not use thick cut
  • 2 tablespoons butter (salted) melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley *optional garnish
  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Divide the asparagus stalks into 4 bundles. Tightly wrap one slice of bacon around each bundle.

  3. In a small bowl mix together the melted butter, garlic powder, brown sugar and pepper.

  4. Arrange the asparagus bundles on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and drizzle the butter mixture over the top of the bacon.

  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the bacon is crispy. Serve warm, sprinkled with parsley if desired.

Recipe Notes

*If you prefer more crispy bacon, you can pre-bake the bacon in the oven before adding the asparagus. Just make sure to form each slice of bacon into a round loop so that it cooks into the shape you need it to be when you go to add the asparagus.