Asparagus-Bacon Bundles

We love vegetables and especially thin stalk asparagus! Bacon everyone loves bacon, I believe.

If you can fine thin stalk asparagus 16 ounces, rinse and dry on paper towels then cut ends off (I save the ends for stews and soups) about 1-2″ place in a freezer safe bag. I store them in the side shelf of an upright freezer.

You’ll need 4 slices thick hickory smoked bacon cut in half to wrap around bundles. I normally make the bundle with 4-6 stalks and wrap bacon slice around the center. Place on a non stick baking sheet pan and bake in the oven @ 400 F  approx. 5-6 minutes (the bacon should crisp up nicely) drain on paper towels and serve.

We love these with a beef main dish and a favorite of twice baked potatoes with lots of cheese! YUM!

I have been known to add lemon zest and pecorino grated cheese over the top of asparagus bundles when baking is done! That is optional…

Hope you’ll enjoy!

Cheryl “Cheffie Cooks” Wiser.

The Wiser Cook.

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