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Quick Asparagus and Bacon

May 18, 2022 • 0 comments

Quick Asparagus and Bacon
As quick and easy to make as asparagus is to grow on a beautiful Spring day!
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  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • (1 Bunch) Asparagus
  • (Half - Full Pound) Bacon Ends
  • (1/8 cup) Almonds, chopped or slivered
  • (To taste) Parmesan Cheese, shaved or grated
  • (To taste) Salt

Directions

  1. Rinse the asparagus and dab with a paper towel to dry. You can either chop the asparagus stems into 2 inch chunks or leave as whole spears. Set asparagus aside.
  2. Chop bacon ends into small pieces, then add to warmed frying pan. Cook until starting to brown.
  3. If there is an excessive amount of bacon grease in the pan, remove it from the pan. You can store it in a clean glass jar in the refrigerator to use as cooking oil in a future meal. If there is just enough bacon grease in the pan to cook with, leave it in the pan (1 - 2 Tbsp worth). This is your cooking fat for sauteeing the asparagus and almonds in!!!
  4. With part of the pan covered in bacon fat and the bacon remaining in the pan, add the asparagus, stirring to fry.
  5. After 30 seconds, add salt and almond slivers, then stir again.
  6. Cook another 2 minutes, until asparagus is tender and starting to brown on some edges.
  7. Remove from heat, top with parmesan cheese to taste, and serve!
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