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Asparagus Spears Wrapped with Turkey Bacon 2017-03-15T08:48:01+00:00

Asparagus Spears Wrapped with Turkey Bacon

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Asparagus Spears Wrapped with Turkey Bacon

If you are looking for light appetizers recipes, this Wrapped Asparagus appetizer is a great substitute for a traditional “bacon wrapped asparagus appetizers.” Using Prosciutto would me another good option.

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  • 48 asparagus spears
  • 1 pack (16 slices) turkey bacon or prosciutto 
  • Basil flavored olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Ground black pepper


  • Wrap one slice of turkey bacon or prosciutto around three asparagus spears, starting at the tip, and spiraling down to the bottom.
  • Place the wrapped asparagus spears in a single layer on a baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with the lemon juice and olive oil.
  • Garnish with fresh ground black pepper.
  • Bake 15 minutes in the preheated toaster/ or regular oven on 450*F, until the meat is crispy and the asparagus is tender.
  • Serve immediately.

The wrapped asparagus appetizer can be made a night ahead. Arrange wrapped asparagus spears in a baking dish, cover it with nylon and keep in a refrigerator up to 24 hours. Cook right before serving.

Weight Loss Help

  • The Glycemic Index of asparagus is very low, only 15.
  • Turkey bacon and prosciutto have lower fat content compared to pork bacon.Using them reduces saturated fat intake. That prevents elevation of blood cholesterol and protecting your heart and blood vessels.



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