BBQ asparagus and baby broccoli with bacon

This quick and easy 15-minute asparagus and broccoli side will pair well with any main dish. With bacon, pine nuts and parsley, it’s a tasty winner.

12

5m

10m

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon rashers, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted, chopped
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil
  • 3 bunches asparagus, woody ends trimmed
  • 3 bunches baby broccoli
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley

Method

STEP 1

Heat a medium frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook the bacon, stirring, for 5 mins or until crisp. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. 

STEP 2

Place the pine nuts, vinegar and half the oil in a medium bowl. Add the bacon and whisk with a fork to combine. Season.

STEP 3

Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on high. Place asparagus and baby broccoli in a large bowl. Add remaining oil and garlic. Season. Toss to lightly coat. Cook on the grill, turning, for 3-4 mins or until lightly charred. Transfer to a serving platter. Drizzle with the bacon mixture and sprinkle with parsley. 

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