Preparation time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: 10 minutes, Yield: 6 servings
- 6 slices bacon
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 bunches asparagus, about 1 1/2-2 pounds
- Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
- Zest of 1 lemon, chopped
- 1/4 cup shredded Romano cheese
Preheat oven on Pure Convection™ at 475°F. Adjust oven rack to position 3. Cut bacon into small pieces and fry in a pan until crispy and brown. Drain on paper towels. Drizzle rimmed cookie sheet with olive oil. Arrange asparagus in a single layer, turning to coat with oil. Salt and pepper to taste.
Roast for 7 minutes or until fork tender. Drizzle lemon juice and lemon zest. Sprinkle with Romano cheese and bacon. Serve warm.