Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs (700 g) asparagus (about 18 stalks), washed, patted dry and trimmed
  • 3 oz (90 g) sliced prosciutto (about 8 slices)
  •  Black pepper, to taste
  •  Prepared balsamic glaze (optional)
  •  Fresh Parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C) Cut prosciutto slices in half lengthwise.  

  2. Wrap each asparagus with one piece of prosciutto in an upward spiral, starting about 1” (2.5 cm) above the bottom. (Prosciutto will not completely cover asparagus stalk).  

  3. Place on Medium Entertaining Platter. Sprinkle with black pepper. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until prosciutto has lightly browned.

  4. If desired, garnish with balsamic glaze and Parmesan cheese shaved with Vegetable Peeler.  

Yield:

  • 6-8  servings

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 60, Total Fat 2 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 15 mg, Carbohydrate 5 g, Sodium 280 mg, Sugars 2 g, Protein 7g  

Cook's Tips:

This recipe can also be prepared on Medium Baking Sheet 

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