Easy Wrapped Asparagus with Bacon

Bacon Wrapped Balsamic Asparagus

This easy asparagus side dish recipe is bursting with bacon and balsamic flavor!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon asparagus
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 bundles
Calories 170kcal
Author Amanda Dorich


  • 1 lb thin asparagus bottom 1 inch trimmed off
  • 12 slices thick cut bacon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic drizzle not the same as balsamic vinegar, get the thicker drizzle
  • salt, pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Separate asparagus into 12 bundles.
  • Lay bundles on a sheet pan. Starting at the bottom of each bundle, wrap the bacon tightly, ending with the loose end on the bottom. Repeat for all bundles.
  • Sprinkle with olive oil and salt and pepper. Place in the oven. Roast for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and drizzle balsamic drizzle on. Return to oven for 15 minutes, or until asparagus is tender and the bacon is crispy. Serve with more balsamic if desired.


Serving: 1bundle | Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 299IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg