Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Asparagus is a traditional Spring dish so it goes great for Easter.  Here is a super simple, full of flavor version – Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

What you need:

  • 1 large bundle of fresh asparagus, about a pound
  • 12 oz package of bacon
  • sea salt
  • olive oil
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, chopped

How to Do it:

Rinse the asparagus and remove the tough, white ends.  Separate them into bundles of about 5-6 stalks.

Wrap each bundle with a slice of bacon.

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Place in a single layer in a baking dish.  Sprinkle some olive oil over the top and then some sea salt.  If you are using a salt mill, use about 4-5 twists on a fine grind.

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Place baking dish in a 325 degree oven and bake, uncovered for 15-20 minutes.  Move the pan to the broiler for about 3-5 minutes to brown the bacon.

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Serve hot!

Serves 4-6

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