“Open your mouth and taste, open your eyes and see, how good God is.” Psalm 34:8

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Dipping Sauce


1 bundle of Asparagus, trimmed
10 slices thinly sliced Bacon
¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Coarse Salt and Ground Pepper
½ cup Mayonnaise
2 tsp. Asian Chili Sauce
Juice of 1 freshly squeezed Lime
1 TB Cilantro, finely chopped
Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart Psalm 37:4


Created on April 24th, 2007

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Trim asparagus. (to trim – hold asparagus stalk in the middle and at the end, bend in half. It will break where it needs to be trimmed. Rinse with cool water.)
Separate asparagus into bundles of 3 stalks each.
Wrap a piece of bacon around each bundle, starting ¼ inch from bottom; secure with toothpick.
Place bundles to a rimmed baking sheet.
Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Roast, flipping halfway through, until asparagus being to wilt and bacon brown, about 20 – 22 minutes.

While asparagus is roasting, in a medium mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, chili sauce, lime juice, cilantro, ½ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper. Refrigerate up to one week till ready to serve.

Transfer bundles to platter and serve with dipping sauce. Enjoy!

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