Fried Asparagus with Bacon Recipe -
Fried Asparagus with Bacon Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Fried Asparagus with Bacon

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"This is a different twist on asparagus, sure to please and have them coming back for more!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Cook and stir bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Discard grease.
  2. Melt butter in the same skillet.
  3. Cook and stir asparagus and shallot with salt and black pepper in melted butter and bacon. Cover skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until asparagus are tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer asparagus mixture to a platter. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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Apr 19, 2012

YUM! I did use a bit more butter and a little bacon grease. These are really flavorful! I cooked them a little longer b/c we like them on the softer side. I actually forgot to use the parm. on top, but we really didn't miss it (I will use it next time though). This is a keeper...Thanks for sharing. :)

Jun 22, 2012

When I tasted this dish I quickly exclaimed, "slap my momma!" This was an easy, quick and very delicious dish. I will definitely be doing it again! I listened to the previous reviewers and decided not to drain the bacon grease at all (I used a very meaty bacon). What more can be said but thanks for sharing!

Jun 03, 2012

5 stars for flavor but 1 1/2 tsp of butter was def not enough. I ended up throwing in 2 Tbl more & my shallots & asparagus still wanted to stick & burn. I think I'll add a bit of Evoo next time. Thanks, Kathi!!

Dec 01, 2014

I skipped the parmesan cheese, but added more butter. Because, butter.

Feb 06, 2013

Delicious! I followed the recipe pretty much exactly. Only adjustment I made was use 5 Slices of Bacon, 1.5 Table Spoons of Margarine, drizzled just a tad of EVOO, and used Shaved Parmesan. Definitely doing this again soon!

Dec 08, 2014

It's very quick and easy to make. This is my first recipe I cooked from this site. Asparagus was crunchy, bacon was soft, shallots were cooked just right. I had to cook asparagus for about 9 or 10 minutes instead of 5. I didn't have Parmesan cheese so I put a lot more pepper in. This is great to have as an appetizer or if you're starving and need to prepare something quick. I'm glad I have this in my 'back pocket' now.

Mar 13, 2014

I loved it!!! I added broccoli and a little more butter as well as some of the bacon fat. And I had fresh rosemary that I minced and added.

Mar 08, 2014

Fabulous! I admit I made it without the butter, since I didn't have any on hand. So I fried up a little extra bacon instead. I'll definitely try this again with the butter, even though it was superb without.


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  • Calories
  • 88 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 4.9 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 287 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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