Everyone loves a meal with bacon in it! Add a little asparagus and sweet potatoes to make this easy appetizer: Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon

Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon

More than likely you have done the bacon-wrapped asparagus thing already. Been there, done that, right? Me too. But regardless of what anyone else may say, the asparagus and bacon combo is still a pretty good thing.

So, I was thinking, I’ve been thinkin’ Why can’t I keep my fingers off these veggies? Drunk in looovve. (Ala Beyonce)

Wait. Sorry ’bout that. I get a little carried away at times. Being in the kitchen just makes me a bit cray cray every once in a while. Okay, now where the heck were we? Recipe time, right?

Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon

Here is what you’re going to need to pull off this incredibly yumstastic Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon recipe. Are you ready? Dumb question, right?

 

Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch of asparagus washed and with the bottom quarter of the stalk cut off
  • 1 large sweet potato, sliced in 1 – 1 1/2″ wedges
  • thick cut bacon
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • freshly cracked peppercorns, to taste
  • smoked sea salt, to taste

Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 
  2. Parboil sweet potatoes for 15 minutes, drain and pat dry
  3. Wrap an uncooked strip of bacon around a single asparagus stalk and a wedge of sweet potato.
  4. Drizzle and brush with extra virgin olive oil.
  5. Add fresh cracked peppercorns and smoked sea salt.
  6. Place in over for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and serve.

Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon

I can tell you one thing, my boys chowed down on this easy appetizer and were looking for more.  I couldn’t keep them coming fast enough for these ravenous tweens. It’s the perfect after-school snack, a great side-dish, game day appetizer, or just because you want something savory and bacony and semi-healthy!

Enjoy!

And don’t miss out on checking out our Chicken Wrapped with Bacon and Alfredo Potatoes!

Everyone loves a meal with bacon in it! Add a little aspargus and sweet potatoes to make this easy appetizer: Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon

Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon
 
Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, washed and with the bottom quarter of the stalk cut off
  • 1 large sweet potato, sliced in 1 - 1½" wedges
  • thick cut Wright's bacon
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh cracked peppercorns, to taste
  • smoked sea salt, to taste
Instructions
  1. Directions:
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F
  3. Precook sweet potatoes for 30 minutes
  4. Wrap an uncooked strip of bacon around a single asparagus and a pre-cooked wedge of sweet potato.
  5. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.
  6. Add fresh cracked peppercorns and smoked sea salt.
  7. Place in over for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and serve.

Everyone loves a meal with bacon in it! Add a little aspargus and sweet potatoes to make this easy appetizer: Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon