Asparagus with Bacon and Parmesan Cheese


  • 1 pound medium asparagus
  • 1 pound bacon (do not use thick cut)
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper and salt to taste.
  • Wooden skewers, previously soaked in water for 30 minutes


Step 1

Preheat your grill to medium-high direct heat.

Step 2

Trim the asparagus of the woody ends and cut them in half.

Step 3

Place on a sheet tray and drizzle with olive oil. Season with freshly ground black pepper and salt.

Step 4

Wrap one bacon slice around two halves of an asparagus spear. (See picture)

Step 5

Skewer both ends of asparagus on each side to secure the bacon. Add 3 wraps to each pair of skewers.

Step 6

Grill skewers on direct heat until the asparagus is tender and the bacon is crisp about 15 minutes; halfway through the grilling flip the asparagus.!

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