Roasted Asparagus With Goat Cheese and Bacon

READY IN: 12mins
Recipe by CaribbeanQueen

Serve with Broiled Portobellos Topped with Creamy Scrambled Eggs and Chive-Corn Muffins. Both posted to this site. Add chilled Champagne and you will have an elegant, beautiful brunch fit for royalty.

Top Review by LauraMac

I use coriander goat cheese which added a nice flavour. It's super easy to make and a great substitute for a salad.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in heavy large skillet over medium heat until brown and crisp.
  2. Transfer to paper towels and drain.
  3. Crumble and set aside.
  4. Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 500 degrees.
  5. Arrange asparagus on large rimmed baking sheet.
  6. Drizzle with 2 T. oil and turn to coat well.
  7. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  8. Roast asparagus until crisp-tender when pierced with knife, about 7 minutes.
  9. Arrange asparagus in single layer on platter.
  10. Sprinkle with goat cheese, then bacon.
  11. Drizzle with lemon juice and remaining 2 t. oil.
  12. Sprinkle grated lemon peel over.
  13. If not serving right away, cover and serve at room temp later.

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