Easy 2-Ingredient Asparagus Bundles Recipe Is a Fun Thanksgiving Side Dish by Beth Linder-Moss

Side Dishes Vegetables
4 months ago

Easy 2-Ingredient Asparagus Bundles Recipe Is a Fun Thanksgiving Side Dish

Bacon-wrapped asparagus bundles are a popular vegetable side dish, especially around Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. These easy asparagus bundles are wrapped with turkey bacon, so they're a little healthier.

This asparagus bundles recipe starts by trimming the woody ends off of fresh asparagus spears. Make bundles of the asparagus and wrap the bacon around them. Place on a baking sheet and bake for about 25 minutes or until the bacon is crisp and the asparagus crisp-tender.

You can use regular bacon for this asparagus recipe. You could also sprinkle with sea salt, black pepper or your favorite seasonings. No one would frown upon a little freshly grated Parmesan cheese either. Serve this asparagus recipe with chicken, turkey, pork, beef, seafood or lamb. Make a few for a small group or a lot for larger families.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 1 pound (16 ounces) asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 1 package (12 ounces) turkey bacon 

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Recipe Notes

  • Try to find thinner asparagus for this recipe so they cook quicker.
  • Try this recipe with long green beans.
  • You can use regular bacon instead of turkey bacon.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Make bundles of three pieces of asparagus. Wrap with one to two pieces of bacon. Repeat for as many bundles as needed. 
  2. Place the bundles on a cookie sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. 
  3. Bake at 400 degrees F for 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 41

Total Fat: 0.8g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 181mg

Total Carbohydrate: 2.2g

Dietary Fiber: 1.2g

Total Sugars: 1.1g

Protein: 5.8g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 14mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 115mg

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Elisa Schmitz
Oh, I love this idea. So tasty, and a healthier way to do it! #yum
Julio Caro
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