Lean in to seasonal Spring produce with this Maple Bacon Asparagus recipe! This is a showstopper perfect for dinner parties, get togethers, or just impressing your family. It's gluten free and paleo, too!
- Move oven rack to the mid to high level. Preheat broiler on high and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss the asparagus spears in olive oil and salt. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet. Broil for 8-10 minutes, stirring once halfway.
- Meanwhile, preheat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook for 4-5 minutes, flipping once halfway through. Remove bacon and crumble. Spoon out 3 tablespoons of bacon fat, transferring to a heat-safe bowl or jar. Whisk in the red wine vinegar, mustard, and maple syrup. Taste, and add more maple syrup, 1/4 teaspoon at a time, until desired sweetness level is reached. Drizzle the maple vinaigrette over asparagus and top with crumbled bacon.
Keywords: Maple bacon asparagus