Bacon Breaded Asparagus
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Bacon Breaded Asparagus

Bacon Breaded Asparagus

with a Cheesy, Herby Topping | Perfect for sharing

This cheesy breaded bacon and asparagus side dish is the perfect addition to your dinner and is sure to impress everyone around the table.

Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes


serving amount

200 grams


60 grams

British Smoked Bacon Lardons

1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

20 grams

Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese

(Contains Milk, Egg)

25 grams


(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

1 sachet(s)

Mixed Herbs

Not included in your delivery

1 tbsp

Olive Oil


Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)951 kJ
Energy (kcal)227 kcal
Fat13.5 g
of which saturates4.5 g
Carbohydrate13.5 g
of which sugars2.1 g
Protein12.7 g
Salt2.32 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Baking Tray
Garlic Press


Into the Oven

a) Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.

b) Trim the bottom 2cm from the asparagus and discard.

c) Pop the asparagus and bacon lardons onto a baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer.

d) When the oven is hot, roast on the top shelf until tender, 12-15 mins.

Prep the Breadcrumb Topping

a) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).

b) In a small bowl, combine the garlic, grated hard Italian style cheese, breadcrumbs, mixed herbs and olive oil (see pantry for amount).

Finish and Serve

a) When the asparagus and bacon have been in the oven for 2-5 mins, sprinkle over the cheesy herby breadcrumbs and return to the oven for the remaining time, until crispy and golden.

b) Once baked, transfer to your serving dish to finish.