This easy and delicious recipe for bacon wrapped garlic asparagus takes this classic side dish to a whole new level. Tender asparagus spears are wrapped in crispy bacon and roasted until perfectly cooked. The smoky flavors of the bacon complement the garlic-infused asparagus, making it a crowd-pleasing dish that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you're serving it as a side dish or as an appetizer, this recipe is sure to impress your guests.
- 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed
- 8-10 slices of bacon
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Take one slice of bacon and wrap it around one asparagus spear, starting at the bottom and spiraling up to the top. Repeat with the remaining asparagus spears and bacon slices.
- Place the bacon-wrapped asparagus spears on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or foil.
- Brush the garlic mixture evenly over the bacon-wrapped asparagus.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 15-18 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy and the asparagus is tender.
- Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!
Asparagus is a great source of vitamins A, C, E, and K.
Bacon is a versatile ingredient that can be used to add flavor to a variety of dishes.
Garlic has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties and is known for its strong flavor.