Asparagus with Crispy Pancetta

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Asparagus with Crispy PancettaRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen


Dress up plain asparagus by sprinkling with pancetta, often referred to as Canadian bacon, and seasoning with pepper and lemon juice for a fresh taste.

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3 ounces asparagus)


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1.5 ounces pancetta
1 pound trimmed asparagus spears
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


Cut pancetta into matchsticks; cook in a nonstick skillet 3 minutes or until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Cook asparagus in boiling water 2 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Sprinkle pancetta over asparagus. Season with pepper and lemon juice.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 70
Fat 4.3 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Sodium 158 mg