Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus

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Jul. 09, 2015

This simple but elegant appetizer adds color and pizzazz to a holiday party.


Prosciutto 6 Ounce (12 thin slices)
Asparagus 1 1/2 Pound (24 count, medium thickness)



Bring 2 gallons of salted water to a boil in a large stock pot. Add the asparagus and cook until tender, approximately 3 minutes. Remove asparagus from water and place in ice water for 5 minutes to stop residual cooking. Remove asparagus from ice water, drain and dry.

Cut sliced prosciutto in half. Wrap each stalk with one slice prosciutto and transfer to a baking sheet or serving platter.

Store covered in refrigeration up to one day in advance. 


Bring to room temperature and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 3 Minutes
Ready In: 3 Minutes
Servings: 12