Fried Asparagus with Bacon

Fried Asparagus with Bacon

Kathi Richards Smith 26

"This is a different twist on asparagus, sure to please and have them coming back for more!"
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25 m servings 88 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 88 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.8g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 287 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.



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 t...

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 decid...

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....

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

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. Defi...

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 ...

This was super yummy! I made a double batch because asparagus doesn't last long in our house and I'm glad that I did. I also used an extra shallot and a few extra slices of bacon. I tried it as...

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.

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 su...