Asparagus & Sweet Potato Wrapped with Bacon


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

 

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

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 - 1 1/2" wedges
  • thick cut Wright's bacon
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh cracked peppercorns, to taste
  • smoked sea salt, to taste

Instructions

  • Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Precook sweet potatoes for 30 minutes
  • Wrap an uncooked strip of bacon around a single asparagus and a pre-cooked wedge of sweet potato.
  • Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.
  • Add fresh cracked peppercorns and smoked sea salt.
  • Place in over for 30 minutes.
  • 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

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    26 Comments

    1. That looks absolutely delicious. Wrapping it in bacon is genius. This might be the only way I can get my kids to eat asparagus.

    2. Robin (Masshole Mommy)
      March 9, 2016
      Reply

      You had me at bacon! OMG these sound like an awesome idea.

    3. March 9, 2016
      Reply

      This looks amazing. I love sweet potatoes and asparagus and bacon. You have just made my day!

    4. March 9, 2016
      Reply

      Goodness, that looks so good and anything with bacon is a fave for me. I’ll have to try this over the weekend when the grand kids are here.

    5. March 9, 2016
      Reply

      Now this looks like a fantastic recipe!! I love the addition of sweet potato!! YUM!!

    6. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      LOVE the bacon idea! I am not a fan of asparagus, but you wrap some bacon around it and I am ALL over that! Yum!

    7. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      I love all three of these ingredients. So I’m going to pin this one and try making it.

      • March 10, 2016
        Reply

        Thanks you! It’s a really easy and delicious appetizer!

    8. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      I have a friend who would love to try this recipe. I’ll bookmark this for her. Thanks for sharing!

    9. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      Oh my goodness. This looks amazing! These are two of my favorite things. I have to give this a try.

    10. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      This recipe looks so good. Even with the bacon, I know that I couldn’t get my family to eat these veggies. I would enjoy it though.

    11. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      These have such a great presentation! They would be perfect for a dinner party or something similar. I bet they taste absolutely amazing too – I love the addition of sweet potato!

    12. Oh the variety of flavors here! This looks absolutely delicious! Perfect for in the oven or on the grill! Can’t wait to give it a try!

    13. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      I made this before but without the sweet potato. I will tryit with sweet potato.

    14. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      This recipe looks so delicious and easy to make. I would love to try it on the weekend. I have been looking for a new way to make asparagus.

    15. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      This is a genius idea! How have I never thought of this before, its so simple yet so so effective! Thanks for sharing this

    16. Bonnie @wemake7
      March 10, 2016
      Reply

      Wow, that looks so yummy. Now that is something I would love to try. Thanks for sharing.

    17. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      These look amazing!!! I always wrap my asparagus with prosciutto but I love the idea of adding some sweet potato! What a great combination of flavours and textures!

    18. March 10, 2016
      Reply

      I’ve done it with asparagus but not with both! Can’t wait to try it, sooo yummy!

    19. March 11, 2016
      Reply

      I have to try that ASAP! I love everything in that dish and for sure, that is undoubtedly delicious! I’m drooling over here!

    20. March 11, 2016
      Reply

      Sweet potatoes are our new fav so I can’t wait to try this! I’m sure my family will be a fan!

    21. March 11, 2016
      Reply

      Oh yum… this recipe looks amazing! I love asparagus and I love sweet potato!

    22. March 14, 2016
      Reply

      Looks good. This would have to be wrapped in turkey bacon for me to eat it.

    23. March 15, 2016
      Reply

      Yum! This looks like a great (and healthy) snack! Definitely pinning this. Thank you so much for stopping by Inspiration Thursday last week and sharing your recipe. Hope to see you again this week!

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