A quick hit with crispy bacon and shallots under the broiler, and voila! An instant side dish favorite, ready in minutes.
1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed
2 center-cut bacon slices
2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallots
3 tablespoons unsalted chicken stock
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
Est. added sugars 1g
How to Make It
Preheat broiler to HIGH; arrange rack about 4 inches from heating element.
Arrange asparagus on a foil-lined baking sheet. Coat asparagus with cooking spray.
Broil asparagus 10 minutes, stirring once.
Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat. Remove from pan; crumble. Add shallots; cook 30 seconds. Add chicken stock, vinegar, mustard, and maple syrup; cook 1 minute. Drizzle over asparagus. Sprinkle with salt and crumbled bacon.