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    Roasted Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

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    JackieOhNo!'s Note:

    My husband clipped this recipe from a magazine about 7 years ago, which is something he had never done before. When he brought it home, I agreed to make it for him, and it was great. Since then, I have served it as a first course at many holiday meals. You can also serve it as an hors d'oeuvres.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. 2
      Trim asparagus evenly. Cut each slice of prosciutto in half lengthwise.
    3. 3
      Place asparagus and boiling water in a large roasting pan and cover tightly with foil.
    4. 4
      Stream asparagus for about 10 to 15 minutes, until tender. Remove asparagus and dry on paper towels. Drain water from roasting pan and dry.
    5. 5
      On a sheet of waxed paper, lay 1 strip of prosciutto. Sprinkle with about 1 t. Parmesan cheese. Place one asparagus spear at 1 end and roll up, slightly overlapping proscuitto as your roll, and covering most of the spear. Repeat with remaining asparagus, prosciutto, and Parmesan cheese.
    6. 6
      Place wrapped asparagus in roasting pan and roast for about 10 minutes, until prosciutto just begins to brown.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 04, 2011


      I loved eating this and enjoyed making these up. I steamed the asparagus for 15 minutes in my turbo cooker. While they were cooling on papertowels I had 3 oz of prosciutto ham, cut it in 4 lengthwise strips to wrap the asparagus. The parmesan cheese was a little messy, but it really was fun to make. Cooked in the oven for 12 minutes. My Dad was visiting me and he must have enjoyed too, I think he had 3 helpings! This will be made again. Thanks, JackieOhNo! for posting this recipe.

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    • on April 29, 2011


      Three of my favorite ingredients- asparagus, prosciutto, and parm, are in this recipe, so what's not to like? The ham crisps up nicely, giving some crunch, while the cheese helps it adhere to the asparagus. I wouldn't serve this with a very salty main dish, but otherwise, outstanding! I cheated a bit and precooked the asparagus in the microwave instead of boiling; but otherwise followed the recipe as written. I'll definitely make this again!

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    • on February 14, 2010


      This is the 3rd time I have made these little lovlies! I bundle 6 asparagus spears and then wrap each bundle with the proscuitto. Perfect serving sized bundles :) I only steam them for a couple of minutes before putting them in to the oven as we prefer them on the slightly crisp side. When I served these for one of the many Christmas dinners I made both ladies asked for the recipe. My favorite way of doing asparagus now!

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    Nutritional Facts for Roasted Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (39 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 24.5
    Calories from Fat 11
    Total Fat 1.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    Cholesterol 3.6 mg
    Sodium 68.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    Sugars 0.4 g
    Protein 2.3 g

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