Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Kebabs

by KetoFocus.com

A crowd favorite vegetable dish is bacon wrapped asparagus but this recipe puts it on a stick! Grilled bacon wrapped asparagus kebabs are a summer hit.

Kebabs are the ideal summer recipe. They are easy to prepare, use a grill instead of your hot oven and clean is a breeze! It’s my go-to meal when the weather turns warm. Just like my caprese chicken kebabs, this recipe takes the infamous bacon wrapped asparagus but slides it though a skewer. You don’t even need a fork!

bacon wrapped asparagus skewers on a plate with raw stems of asparagus

This two ingredient recipe only uses asparagus and bacon. The bacon provides enough flavor and helps keep the asparagus juicy yet crisp. Once grilled, this dish gets a smoky, char-grilled flavor that is unbeatable.

How to make bacon wrapped asparagus kebabs

  1. Cut the ends off of the asparagus.
  2. Cut asparagus into 3 pieces.
  3. Cut each bacon strip 3-4 pieces.
  4. Wrap each asparagus and thread through the skewer. You could thread the asparagus unwrapped, followed by a scrunched ribbon of bacon.
  5. Grill over indirect heat for 6-8 minutes turning half-way through or until bacon is crispy.

three uncooked bacon asparagus kebabs on a pan

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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Kebabs Ingredients

  • 1 bundle of asparagus (thicker stalks)
  • 12 slices thin cut bacon
  • skewers

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Kebabs Directions

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Preferred thickness of asparagus

The thicker the asparagus, the easier it is to thread onto the skewer. Thin asparagus can snap as you try to thread it onto the kebab.

If you are wrapping your asparagus with bacon, sometimes you can get away with using smaller stalks if that is all that is available in the produce section of the grocery store.

grilled bacon and asparagus kebabs on a cooling rack

Thin vs thick cut bacon

Thin cut bacon is preferred if wrapping around a stalk of asparagus. It is easier to wrap compared to thick cut bacon.

If you are alternating asparagus and bacon on your skewer and bunching up your bacon into a ribbon, you can get away with thick cut bacon.

Storage information & meal prep instructions

Meal prep instructions: This bacon wrapped asparagus recipe can be prepped ahead of time. Wash, trim and cut your asparagus. Cut your bacon, wrap and prepare you kebabs.

Storage: Cooked kebabs can be stored in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Reheat by air frying at 375 degrees for 3-4 minutes or microwave for 60 seconds. Freezing is not recommended.

Nutritional information & Macros

Nutrition Information

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Kebabs

Servings: 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 110
Fat 7.2g
Protein 8.3g
Total Carbs 5.9g
Net Carbs 2.7g

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