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15 Minute Asparagus Mushroom and Bacon | You can't go wrong

Hearty mushrooms and mildly earthy asparagus come together with olive oil and bacon in this 15- minute side dish. You can't go wrong with this one.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Vegetable
Servings: 4
Calories: 135kcal
Author: Oven Struck


  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 8 ounces of mushrooms white, cremini, baby <g class="gr_ gr_119 gr-alert gr_spell gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del multiReplace" id="119" data-gr-id="119">bella</g>, etc
  • **Optional: 2 tablespoons prepared bacon chopped
  • You will need kosher salt and cracked pepper throughout the preparation of this dish


  • Heat a 10" cast iron skillet on your stovetop over medium low heat
  • Add in your prepared (cut) asparagus to the pan and top with olive oil. Stir to coat the asparagus and the pan. Add a pinch of kosher salt and stir again. Keep stirring until the asparagus is a bright green.
  • Make a hole in the center of the pan and add your mushrooms. Stir the mushrooms with the asparagus and add a pinch of kosher salt and cracked black pepper.
  • Continue to stir the mushroom and asparagus frequently until the mushrooms are golden brown. About 7 minutes.
  • **Optional: The last two minutes of cooking add in bacon and stir so it heats through.
  • Plate or serve in your cast iron pan! Just be sure to put something underneath it so it doesn't burn your surface :)
  • Enjoy!
  • Please note: NUTRITION Calculation can vary based on quality, brand and type of ingredients you use. Thes calculations are meant to be used as a GUIDE only and are not deemed 100% accurate in YOUR kitchen.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 578mg | Potassium: 299mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 851IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 3mg