Bacon and Mustard Asparagus

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Bacon and Mustard Asparagus – the perfect side dish with two of my favourite things – bacon and asparagus! This is a great little dish for a big family dinner – pop it in the oven and let it do it’s thing!!

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This recipe is Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo & Whole30 Approved.

2 large bunches of asparagus
4 slices of bacon, cut into strips
1/2 tbsp whole grain mustard
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 tbsp lemon juice
4 tbsp olive oil
Sprinkle of sea salt and cracked black pepper

Method:

  1. Preheat your oven toΒ 220Β°c/428Β°F.
  2. Trim the woody ends from the asparagus and place on a baking tray.
  3. In a small bowl combine the olive oil, mustard, garlic and lemon juice.
  4. Scatter the bacon pieces over the asparagus and season with the salt and pepper.
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  5. Drizzle over the oil mixture and toss the asparagus around until each piece is covered.
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  6. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until the bacon is nice and crispy and the asparagus is cooked to your liking!
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  7. Serve and enjoy!

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