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Fried Asparagus with Bacon

Kathi Richards Smith

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

25 m servings 88 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 88 calories; 4.9 g fat; 6.8 g carbohydrates; 5.8 g protein; 13 mg cholesterol; 287 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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...

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It was ok

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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....

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...

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 ...

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

This was yummy, added mushrooms and pecans for added depth...omg the kids and even my picky daughter loved it.

Delicious! As per some other reviews, I did add more bacon grease. Also a can of mushrooms, a little more salt and pepper and some garlic powder. Instead of a shallot (which I didn't have) I...