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: 234 kcal
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

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. Wrap 3-4 asparagus spears with 1 slice of bacon, tuck in the ends and lay seam down on the baking sheet. 

  3. 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.
  4. While asparagus cooks, whisk honey, soy sauce, garlic powder, fine sea salt and ground pepper in a small mixing bowl.

  5. Remove from the oven and glaze with honey mixture and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve. 

  6. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Recipe 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 Facts
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 560mg 23%
Potassium 337mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 17.3%
Vitamin C 7.6%
Calcium 3.7%
Iron 16.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.