Keto-Friendly Wrapped Asparagus: The Perfect Low-Carb Appetizer

Keto-Friendly Wrapped Asparagus: The Perfect Low-Carb Appetizer

Asparagus is a nutritious and delicious vegetable that's packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It's also a great source of antioxidants and has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. However, if you're following a keto diet, finding creative ways to enjoy asparagus can be a challenge. That's where this keto-friendly wrapped asparagus recipe comes in!


  • 1 ½ pounds asparagus
  • Bacon (enough to wrap each asparagus spear)
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Wash and trim the asparagus spears, discarding the woody ends.
  3. Wrap each asparagus spear with a slice of bacon.
  4. Place the wrapped asparagus on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg yolk, mayonnaise, olive oil, and fresh lemon juice until smooth.
  6. Brush the egg yolk mixture over the wrapped asparagus.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy and the asparagus is tender.

This recipe yields a total of 6-8 servings and takes approximately 30 minutes to prepare and cook. Each serving contains around 5 grams of net carbs, making it a perfect low-carb appetizer or side dish for keto dieters.

Not only is this wrapped asparagus recipe keto-friendly, but it's also incredibly delicious and easy to make. The combination of savory bacon, tender asparagus, and tangy egg yolk and mayonnaise mixture creates a mouthwatering flavor that's sure to please even non-keto eaters.

So, next time you're in the mood for a tasty and healthy appetizer, give this keto-friendly wrapped asparagus recipe a try. Your taste buds (and waistline) will thank you!

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