Sweet Bacon Wrapped Asparagus recipe

Cooking healthy with Chef Ashley Douglas.
Published: Mar. 27, 2023 at 12:47 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Cooking healthy with Chef Ashley Douglas.


  • Asparagus (20 spears)
  • Bacon (20 strips)
  • 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp honey


  1. Trim 2 inches off the bottom of the cleaned asparagus spears. 
  2. Wrap each spear with a strip of bacon. Start from the bottom and wrap towards the top.
  3. Into a separate bowl, add equal parts of brown sugar,  pink Himalayan salt, black pepper and garlic powder.
  4. Sprinkle some of this seasoning mixture onto both sides of the bacon-wrapped asparagus.
  5. On medium to high heat, heat a grilling cast iron skillet or pan. Once the pan is hot, add wrapped asparagus and sear on each side for 2 to 3 minutes. Transform wrapped asparagus into an oven pan and then drizzle honey over the top. Preheat oven at 350°. Bake bacon-wrapped asparagus for 5 minutes.  Take out the oven and cool for 3 to 4 minutes. Then enjoy!