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four groups of bacon wrapped asparagus baked with brown sugar on a tray
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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus in the Oven

This Bacon Wrapped Asparagus recipe is made so perfectly easy in the oven.  While it bakes up, the delicious flavors of brown sugar and butter come together and make this the most amazing side dish.  This is simple enough to make for a weeknight meal, but impressive enough to serve at a holiday dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon wrapped asparagus oven
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 153kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 1 pound asparagus washed and trimmed
  • 4 slices bacon not thick cut
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Like a baking sheet with aluminum foil.  Spray a cooling wrack with cooking spray and place on baking sheet.
  • Divide the pound of asparagus into four groups.  Wrap each group with one slice of bacon.  Place the bundles on a the cooling wrack.
  • Whisk together the melted butter and brown sugar until fully combined.  Spoon the mixture over each slice of bacon.
  • Bake for 15 minutes and enjoy warm!



Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 284mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.7mg