Roasted asparagus just got a makeover. Don't get me wrong, I love simple asparagus spears alongside a grilled steak or oven roasted salmon but sometimes you just have to mix it up. And bacon really does make almost anything better.
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles
recipe adapted from Rachel Ray
1 lb. asparagus spears, trimmed
Extra virgin olive oil
Fresh cracked black pepper
Herbs de Provence
4 slices center cut bacon
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Toss asparagus in a quick drizzle of olive oil and season with black pepper and Herbs de Provence. Divide the spears into four. Wrap each bundle with a slice of bacon and place on a broiler pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes.