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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Asparagus – Keto

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There are ways (I’m convinced) to make anyone love a vegetable. My parents got me to eat many vegetables adding flavors I loved. Like vinegar. Or ketchup. So do you have someone in your family who won’t eat asparagus? For this recipe, it’s all about the bacon – add it and you’ve got a winner! Who knew you could make such a delicious snack or appetizer with your air fryer?! This delicious recipe features your favorite asparagus wrapped in that popular bacon that we all love so much. And If you use a sugar free bacon, it’s a great low carb / keto dish!

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You can serve your keto air fryer bacon asparagus as an appetizer or enjoy it as a snack during your relaxing weekend. Regardless of how you serve it, one thing for sure, this will become one of your favorite go-to recipes of all time!

asparagus and bacon

How do you trim asparagus?

You’ll want to trim your asparagus for use in this bacon wrapped asparagus recipe. Wash your asparagus to be sure to remove any debris found on them or left from being stored at the local grocery store. Trim the ends off your asparagus, so that you’re left with stalks that are easily wrapped with your bacon.

You may find that you can easily bend your asparagus tops and the ends fall off easily for you. If that’s not the case, you can use your favorite kitchen knife to trim the asparagus before proceeding to wrap it in bacon.

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What’s the best way to fix asparagus?

When roasted, asparagus has a rich flavor that many enjoy. You can get a similar flavor burst with this keto air fryer bacon wrapped asparagus recipe. In my opinion, the best way to eat asparagus is to wrap it in bacon, pop it in your air fryer, let cook fully and enjoy the flavor that fills your mouth.

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If you want to serve this bacon wrapped asparagus as a side dish, then you can easily accompany it with a protein. This bacon-wrapped asparagus will go well with salmon or chicken served at dinner time, but it also works well as an appetizer or snack.

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Is asparagus keto?

This bacon-wrapped asparagus is keto-friendly when you opt to use sugar-free bacon as instructed. Asparagus provides you with an excellent source of fiber and folate. Generally speaking, one cup of chopped asparagus has about 2 grams of net carbs.

Are you hungry yet?

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As your bacon-wrapped asparagus heats up in the air fryer with hot air flowing all around it, you’ll witness magic taking place. The air fryer makes bacon-wrapped asparagus better than any other method.

You’ll find this recipe to be just what you’re craving! A little salty and crispy bacon to enjoy in the middle of a relaxing weekend or at the end of a busy day is always something that makes you feel better. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get your bacon craving cured today with this simple keto air fryer bacon wrapped asparagus recipe.

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Remember this is a recipe that you can whip up and store for up to one week in an airtight container in your refrigerator so don’t worry about having leftovers. Simply reheat the asparagus wrapped in bacon in your air fryer whenever you want to have a special treat.

How to Make Bacon Wrapped Asparagus in the Air Fryer

Gather up the list of ingredients below and follow my simple instructions to make this deliciously salty and flavorful appetizer today.

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Asparagus


  • 20 stalks asparagus
  • 1 lb bacon, sugar free


  1. Cut the tough ends off the stalks of asparagus
  2. Take each strip of bacon and wrap it around the stalk, starting at one end all the way to the other
  3. Place them in the air fryer.
  4. Air fry for 7-10 minutes at 350 degrees


  1. If your stalks are small, you may want to use half a strip of bacon
  2. Fry times vary based on your type of air fryer. First time you try this recipe, check the dish often.

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