Asparagus Sautéed with Bacon
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Crispy bits of bacon are tossed with sautéed asparagus in this easy, delicious side. It pairs well with just about anything, but especially chicken and fish.
Bacon center cut, uncooked4 slice(s), cut into small pieces
uncooked asparagus1 pound(s), trimmed, cut into bite-size pieces
uncooked shallot(s)1 medium, sliced
kosher salt¼ tsp, or sea salt
black pepper⅛ tsp, freshly ground (or more to taste)
white wine vinegar1 ½ tsp
- Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain; remove all but 1 teaspoon bacon fat from skillet.
- Add asparagus and shallot to skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until shallots are golden and asparagus are crisp-tender, about 7 minutes.
- Return bacon to skillet and sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss over medium-high heat to warm through. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar.
- Serving size: about 2/3 cup.