Bacon & Caramelized-Onion Asparagus

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Lainey39

I love asparagus and this is a tasty way to fix it. Recipe is from Kraft.

Top Review by breezermom

Maybe I'm a purist...but I didn't like the ranch with the asparagus. I seem to be in the minority, so its probably just personal preference. Made for Gimme 5 Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 slices center-cut bacon
  • 1 12 lbs fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 12 cup onion, chopped
  • 12 cup light ranch dressing


  1. Cook bacon in nonstick skillet 3-5 minutes or until crisp, turning frequently.
  2. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  3. Discard drippings from skillet; do not wash skillet.
  4. Place asparagus in microwaveable casserole or 10x4-inch dish.
  5. Add water.
  6. Microwave on high 4-5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  7. Meanwhile, add onions to skillet; cook and stir 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  8. Stir in dressing.
  9. Drain asparagus; top with sauce and crumbled bacon.

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