Roasted Asparagus with Bacon-Shallot Vinaigrette

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

This is an easy side dish that goes very well with ham. It's also nice for Easter. Cook the asparagus ahead of time, then serve at room temperature with the dressing - YUM!

Top Review by leigh j.

This is so good! I pre-steamed the asparagus and made the vinaigrette the day before Easter. 10 minutes before dinner I put everything in a roasting pan and warmed it at 375 for 5 or so minutes. Everyone loved it! Even my niece and nephew!!! Thank You for sharing this wonderful recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 500°.
  2. Trim ends of asparagus; toss with olive oil; arrange in a single layer on a jelly roll pan; sprinkle with salt.
  3. Bake until tender and browned, about 10 minutes, turning asparagus once (you can do the recipe up to this point and then finish it and serve at room temperature).
  4. To make the dressing: cook bacon until crisp; drain well; crumble into a small bowl; add cilantro and mix well.
  5. Whisk together shallots, olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Arrange asparagus on a platter; drizzle with dressing; sprinkle bacon mixture over the top.

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