Asparagus with Bacon, Tomatoes and Spring Onions

Celebrate asparagus season with this fresh dish



Adjust Servings

Recipe CategoriesSide Dishes Vegetables


4Sliceorganic bacon, cut into 1/4" strips
1⁄2Cupbaby spring onions or pearl onions, peeled, cleaned and blanched for 3 minutes
1Bunchtender spring asparagus, thick stem removed and cut into 2" pieces
1⁄4Cuporganic chicken broth
1⁄2Cupbaby grape tomatoes or one vine ripened tomato, cut into 1/2" pieces
1Tablespoonsherry or rice wine vinegar
 Eachsalt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a medium sauté‚ pan, heat on medium high, cook the bacon until the fat renders out and it becomes lightly crisp.
  2. Add in the spring onions and allow them to start to brown, about 3 minutes.
  3. Toss in the asparagus and add the chicken broth.
  4. When the chicken broth has reduced down to almost dry, add in the tomatoes.
  5. Finish with the vinegar, salt and pepper.


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