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Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Asparagus wrapped in prosciutto is the perfect quick and easy appetizer. I know that I often struggle with finding the time to make an appetizer for those family get-togethers. I know that anytime I get tasked with making an appetizer, I stress big time! Between work and the kids, I don’t have time to whip up something in the kitchen. But this asparagus wrapped in prosciutto is so delicious and best of all it’s so easy to make.

This appetizer is perfect for any party or just as a snack before dinner.

You can dress this dish up with cheese or leave it as is. Totally up to you!

This prosciutto wrapped asparagus is an easy appetizer and so tasty!

Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

 My kids aren’t big asparagus eaters but even they enjoy this dish!
Ingredients:
1lb asparagus, cleaned and trimmed
12 slices prosciutto, thinly sliced
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup shredded cheese, optional
This asparagus wrapped in prosciutto is an easy appetizer and so tasty!
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Directions:
Preheat oven to 450F
Snap off the bottom end off each piece of asparagus.
If using cheese sprinkle on one edge of the prosciutto and lay the asparagus right over top.
Wrap prosciutto around the asparagus spear.
Place the wrapped spears on a clean baking sheet at least 1″ apart.
Repeat with all asparagus spears.
Bake 12-15 minutes, until asparagus is tender.
Do I Need to Cook the Prosciutto First?
Prosciutto is cooked and ready to eat. You can use it just like you would salami.
Can I cook Prosciutto?
Yes! I love crispy Prosciutto.
Where Can I Buy Prosciutto?
Most grocery stores have it in the deli area where the specialty cheeses are located.
What Else Can I Pair with Prosciutto?
One of my favorite prosciutto pairings is wrapping melon slices with it. Super yummy! You can also lay slices of prosciutto on bread slices with balsamic drizzle it over the top.

Download your free printable recipe here!

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Ingredients

  • 1 lb asparagus, cleaned and trimmed
  • 12 slices prosciutto, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450F

  2. Snap off the bottom end off each piece of asparagus

  3. If using cheese sprinkle on one edge of the prosciutto and lay the asparagus right overtop.

  4. Wrap prosciutto around the asparagus spear.

  5. Place the wrapped spears on a clean baking sheet at least 1" apart.

  6. Repeat with all asparagus spears.

  7. Bake 12-15 minutes, until asparagus is tender.

Don’t know how to trim asparagus? This video will help you!

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