Grand Rapids Bed & Breakfast

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundle
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Asparagus, Turkey Bacon, cutting board, seasonings

Guests love our bacon wrapped asparagus!

1lb asparagus spears, snap off the growth end
Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
A few grinds of salt & pepper
1lb Bacon slices or Turkey Bacon [cut either in half-making long narrow strips]
1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese [Optional]

Asparagus & seasonings

Asparagus & seasonings shook together in a gallon zip lock bag

 

 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Get out your favorite Teflon cookie sheet or a jelly roll pan lined with parchment paper or you can use a broiler pan.

 

Asparagus with turkey bacon wrapped around it

Asparagus with turkey bacon wrapped around it

Snap ends off the asparagus. Then put asparagus in a plastic bag & lightly coat spears with extra-virgin olive oil.  Next sprinkle asparagus with parmesan cheese, salt & pepper.  Gather 1-3 asparagus spears [depending on size] and wrap with a 1/2 or full slice of bacon to bundle. Repeat to wrap all asparagus.

 

Cooked bacon wrapped asparagusaand freshly baked muffins

Cooked bacon wrapped asparagus and freshly baked muffins

 

Bake for 12-20 minutes depending on thickness of bacon & asparagus.  Whether your making this for breakfast or dinner you can bundle your asparagus by size or however many servings you need.

Waffles, eggs, bacon wrapped asparagus & fruit

Guests at PrairieSide Suites receive a home cooked hearty breakfast like this.

 

 

Did you know there are amazing health benefits to eating asparagus? It’s actually a nutritional powerhouse. Asparagus promotes beautiful skin, gives you strong and healthy bones, improves digestion, reduces bloating, strengthens immune system, boosts your brain plus helps regulate your blood sugar.  Bon Appetit!