A quick sauteed asparagus with bacon and onions recipe is the perfect side dish with fresh spring asparagus.
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Sauteed Asparagus with Bacon and Onions

A quickly sauteed asparagus with bacon and onions recipe is the perfect side dish with fresh spring asparagus.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Asparagus and bacon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Leah @ Beyer Beware

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of asparagus
  • 8 ounces or 1/2 pound bacon or pancetta
  • 1 red onion
  • 1-2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. Cut bacon into 1/3 inch pieces with scissors. Fry in a large frying pan till almost done.
  2. Slice onions into 2 inch long slices and add to the bacon and bacon grease. Cook till onions begin to soften.
  3. Add asparagus cut in 2 inch long pieces and add to the onion and bacon. Cook for 5-7 minutes or the asparagus is tender.
  4. If the pan gets dry as it is cooking add olive oil. With a minute or two left to cook add juice from one lemon and salt and pepper to taste.