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Asparagus on a white plate with bacon sprinkled on top
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Asparagus a la Rachel

Easy and delicious Asparagus recipe
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: roasting asparagus, asparagus and bacon
Servings: 4
Calories: 87kcal
Author: Loaves and Dishes


  • 2 slices of bacon - browned
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 1/2 onion - chopped
  • 1 garlic clove - minced
  • 2 TBS honey - heaping
  • 1/2 tsp dried chipotle peppers
  • 1/2 tsp salt - more to taste when ready to serve
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cider vinegar


  • Brown bacon in frying pan.
  • Remove bacon and add onion, garlic and asparagus and brown over medium heat.
  • When asparagus is cooked and onions translucent, Add the honey, peppers, salt and pepper.
  • Remove to serving dish and add cider vinegar and toss. Add more salt if tastes bitter


Easy recipe, best with honey. 
Try substituting maple syrup for honey


Calories: 87kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 365mg | Potassium: 41mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg