Serve these bacon-wrapped spears with grilled meat and sliced fresh tomatoes for a wonderful meal. From Patricia Kitts: Dickinson, Texas. Serving Accompaniments: Antipasto Picnic Salad, Can-Can Chicken, Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos, and Edna's Ho Ho Cake. Recipe published in Quick Cooking March/April 2005.
• Place asparagus on a sheet of waxed paper; coat with cooking spray. Sprinkle with pepper; turn to coat. Wrap a bacon piece around each spear; secure ends with toothpicks.
• Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until bacon is crisp. Discard toothpicks.