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Bacon & Caramelized-Onion Asparagus

Bacon & Caramelized-Onion Asparagus recipe
photo by:kraft
In our dreams, asparagus with bacon, caramelized onions and creamy dressing could be part of an eating-well plan. But this is no dream—it's a reality!
5 min
15 min
6 servings
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What You Need

slices  OSCAR MAYER Center Cut Bacon
lb.  fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
Tbsp.  water
cup  chopped onions
cup  KRAFT Lite Ranch Dressing

Make It

COOK bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings from skillet. (Do not wash skillet.)

PLACE asparagus in microwaveable casserole or 10x4-inch dish. Add water. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 min. or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Meanwhile, add onions to skillet; cook and stir 5 min. or until tender. Stir in dressing.

DRAIN asparagus; top with sauce and crumbled bacon.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Trimming Fresh Asparagus
Asparagus spears snap off naturally where they are tough. Simply bend the spear near the bottom end and it will break off at the right point. Or, remove an inch or so of the "woody" portion off the bottom of the stalks with a sharp knife.
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