Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus




Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Recipe

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Recipe

Welcome to my culinary masterpiece – Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus! This delightful dish combines the savory goodness of prosciutto with the crisp freshness of asparagus. It’s a perfect appetizer or side dish that will impress your guests and leave them craving for more. So let’s dive into the recipe and create a mouthwatering culinary experience!

Ingredients:

  • 12 asparagus spears (about 250g / 8.8oz)
  • 6 slices of prosciutto
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic glaze
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. Trim the tough ends of the asparagus spears, about 2-3cm (1 inch) from the bottom.
  3. Divide the asparagus into 6 equal bundles.
  4. Take a slice of prosciutto and wrap it around each bundle of asparagus, leaving the tip exposed.
  5. Place the wrapped asparagus bundles on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Drizzle the olive oil over the wrapped asparagus, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  7. Sprinkle freshly ground black pepper over the bundles for an extra kick of flavor.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the prosciutto becomes crispy and the asparagus is tender.
  9. Once cooked, remove the asparagus from the oven and drizzle balsamic glaze over the top.
  10. Serve hot and enjoy!

Notes/Tips:

  • For added flavor, you can sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the wrapped asparagus before baking.
  • Feel free to squeeze some fresh lemon juice over the dish before serving for a tangy twist.
  • Make sure to choose thin asparagus spears for this recipe, as they will cook more evenly with the prosciutto.
  • These prosciutto-wrapped asparagus bundles can also be grilled on a barbecue for a smoky flavor.

Now that you have the recipe for Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus, it’s time to unleash your inner culinary genius and delight your taste buds with this delectable dish. Bon appétit!


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