Seasonal Eats: Roasted Asparagus with Bacon and Feta Cheese

March 10, 2013

With march arriving comes fresh spring vegetables.  This delicious side of roasted asparagus with bacon and feta cheese is a quick and easy dish that celebrates this seasonal vegetable.  Serve it alongside poached salmon or grilled chicken.

Asparagus with Bacon and Feta Cheese
Recipe Courtesy Diethood

 

Ingredients:

1 pound Asparagus, washed and dried
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
8 slices of bacon, cooked to a crisp
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions:

Preheat oven to 500.

Place the asparagus on a baking sheet covered with aluminum foil.

Drizzle with olive oil, coat well, and add salt and pepper.

Cook the asparagus for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender.

In the meantime, cook the bacon in a skillet until crisp.

Put the bacon on a paper towel, drain, and crumble; set aside.

Remove the asparagus from the oven and put it on a platter.

Sprinkle with bacon, then feta cheese.

Serve warm.

 

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