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Friday, November 11, 2016

How to make the best Asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto

Whether it's celebrating spring or enjoying fall holiday parties, these prosciutto wrapped asparagus bundles are what we would call a "company" dish. 

You know what we mean, it's where you go that extra step or you buy that extra ingredient to make a dish the very best.  It's where you spend a little more time in preparation to show your family or guests how special they are to you.  
Asparagus wrapped in prosciutto is not only gorgeous and will be very welcome on your spring table but during fall get-to-gathers or winter holiday dinners or parties, we think it's one of our best and classiest side dishes. 

Asparagus could be a "company" dish by itself but it's easy to take it up to an even higher level by wrapping it in prosciutto. 

Tip- These pretty bundles can be prepared ahead of time and then roasted in the oven for less than 5 minutes prior to serving. 

How to make a dish the best is sometimes just a small change, it's not always a fancy sauce or an overpriced seasoning but it's spending a little extra time in the preparation.  It's showing everyone how much you care because you took the time to "classy" up a dish especially for them.    


Roasted Asparagus bundled in Prosciutto

  • 1 1/2 pounds of fresh asparagus spears, woody ends cut off
  • 4 slices of prosciutto
  • olive oil
  • granulated garlic
  • salt and pepper
1. Heat oven to 400 degrees
2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, drop in asparagus and blanch for 4 minutes. Remove the asparagus from the boiling water and place in an ice cold water bath to stop the cooking process
3. Slice a piece of prosciutto in half lengthwise. Place 4-5 asparagus spears at one end of the Prosciutto and roll up at an angle. Place on a baking dish and repeat with the remaining asparagus and Prosciutto
4. Drizzle the bundles with olive oil and season with granulated garlic, salt, and pepper.
5. Bake for 4-5 minutes until the prosciutto and asparagus is hot but the prosciutto is not tough
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  1. The guys in my family are absolutely addicted to prosciuto-wrapped asparagus, but we usually split the prosciuto and wrap each spear individually, then grill them with whatever seasonings, etc. Yummmmm! [#TastyTuesdays]

  2. G'day! Great entertaining side dish!
    Cheers! Joanne

  3. These are so yummy as an appetizer! The tastes melding together are perfection! Thank you for the reminder for Spring entertaining!

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  4. I really wanna try asparagus sometime soon. Looks so good!

  5. So simple but sounds so good! Thanks for sharing on the Thursday Blog Hop!!

  6. This looks so good!! I love asparagus. I'm featuring this at this week's Saturday Dishes going live this afternoon. Thanks so much for sharing it at our Easter party!

  7. It's too cold still in Michigan for my asparagus but when it comes up I'll be making this - looks delicious! I'm stopping by from Serenity Saturday blog hop.
    PS – “The Great Blog Train” (blog hop) is currently live on my blog –we'd love to have you hop on board (if you haven't already) The Destination this month is the Adirondacks! Thank you! Great Blog Train

  8. Whoo I would love to try this one too :)

  9. Great idea and flavor for your Roasted Asparagus Prosciutto Bundles, Evelyn. Thank you so much for sharing this special recipe with Full Plate Thursday and have a fantastic week!
    Miz Helen

  10. Oh my gosh!! That looks good!!!!!

  11. What a delicious way to prepare asparagus! Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper.

  12. These look yummy, I'm always looking for new ways to cook with asparagus. Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again. Have a great weekend!!


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