. Keto Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus
Asparagus is one of the best vegetables you can enjoy; it’s full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and works well in many recipes. If you want to really make asparagus stand out, opt for the always popular bacon-wrapped version. The combination of the crispy, salty bacon with the crunchy, fresh asparagus is one of a kind and always a hit, no matter what the occasion.
Keto Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus is a simple and delicious way to enjoy the veggie at its peak. It’s also incredibly easy to make and perfect for a ketogenic lifestyle. The natural sugars in the asparagus make the bacon crisp up perfectly and the result is a flavorful and healthy snack that is perfect for special occasions or even as an everyday treat.
What makes this dish keto-friendly is that it relies on the combination of bacon and asparagus to deliver much of its flavor, but it’s relatively light on the calories. The bacon provides the healthy monounsaturated fats, while the asparagus adds a host of beneficial vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to the mix. Each serving contains no added sugar and low net carbs, making this a great option for those on a keto diet.
Ready to give this delicious showstopper a try? Here’s what you need to know about making Keto Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus.
1 pound of asparagus, ends trimmed
6-8 strips of bacon
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Olive oil (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
3. Lay the asparagus out in a single layer on the parchment paper.
4. Wrap each asparagus spear lightly with a strip of bacon, tucking the ends of the bacon around the asparagus.
5. Sprinkle the bacon-wrapped asparagus with sea salt and freshly ground pepper.
6. Drizzle lightly with olive oil (optional).
7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the bacon is crispy and the asparagus is tender.
Keto Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus is a healthy and delicious way to enjoy the veggie at its peak. The combination of the salty bacon and the crunchy asparagus is a surefire hit no matter what the occasion. Plus, it’s relatively light on the calories and sugar, making it a great option for those on a keto diet. All you have to do is wrap the asparagus in bacon, season and bake for a quick and easy side dish or snack that everyone will love. So go ahead and give this tasty treat a try, you won’t be disappointed!