Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with apricot preserves is a mouthwatering side dish that belongs next to anything grilled. This side dish only takes 20 minutes to cook! #baconwrappedasparagus #bakedasparagus www.savoryexperiments.com

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon wrapped asparagus
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 234kcal
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with apricot preserves is a mouthwatering side dish that belongs next to anything grilled. This recipe can even get picky eaters to start eating asparagus!
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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus , trimmed
  • 8 strips bacon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • fine sea salt and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Wrap 3-4 asparagus spears with 1 slice of bacon, tuck in the ends and lay seam down on the baking sheet. 
  • Cook asparagus for 5 minutes, remove and turn over, cook for an additional 5 minutes or until stalks are soft and tips are crispy and bacon has cooked.
  • While asparagus cooks, whisk honey, soy sauce, garlic powder, fine sea salt and ground pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  • Remove from the oven and glaze with honey mixture and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve. 
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Notes

If you liked the tips of asparagus to be a little crispy and crunchy, turn the broiler on high for 2-3 minutes at the end of cooking. Watch carefully as the broiler can burn food super fast! 

Nutrition

Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 560mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 6.3mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2.9mg