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BBQ asparagus and baby broccoli with bacon

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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.

  • Serves12
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time5 minutes
BBQ asparagus and baby broccoli with bacon


  • 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

Nutritional information

Per serve: Energy: 738kJ/177 Cals (8%), Protein: 6g (12%), Fat: 16g (23%), Sat Fat: 4g (17%), Carb: 2g (1%), Sugar: 1g (1%), Dietary Fibre: 2g (7%), Sodium: 305mg (15%).

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.