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]
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.
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.
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.
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!