Bacon wrapped asparagus bundles with roasted lemons in a white serving dish
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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

Sweet roasted asparagus with crispy ends wrapped in salty bacon! This easy side doubles as an appetizer and is great with honey mustard dressing.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, vegetables
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 6
Author Kim Hardesty

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed (see post)
  • 6 slices regular cut bacon
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 whole lemon, quartered
  • olive oil spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F and place rack in middle position.
  • Wash and dry asparagus, trim, and peel if necessary. Divide into six bundles.
  • Wrap each bundle with a slice of bacon, overlapping the bacon slightly and tucking the end under the bundle, and place on a sheet pan. Spray with olive oil and season with lemon pepper.
  • Place quartered lemon on sheet pan with the asparagus
  • Roast for 8 minutes, turn-over and roast another 8 minutes. Crisp bacon under broiler if necessary.
  • Squeeze with lemon at service.
  • Each bundle is