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Like my strawberry cheesecake parfaits, prosciutto wrapped asparagus is a type of dishes that appears elegant and spectacular however is definitely very easy and fast to make. It really works nicely as both a aspect dish, an appetizer, or a pleasant hors d’oeuvres at a potluck.
What Is Prosciutto, and What Do I Do With It?
Prosciutto is a dry-cured Italian ham. It’s not smoky, however it’s pretty salty and barely candy, wealthy, and sliced tremendous skinny. Prosciutto is similar to serrano, besides that serrano is Spanish. Prosciutto has turn into in style sufficient lately that it’s fairly straightforward to search out it in a whole lot of grocery shops.
When you begin experimenting with prosciutto, you’ll be shocked at how straightforward it’s to include it into quite a lot of dishes.
Making Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
It severely couldn’t be simpler to make this tasty dish.
- The asparagus needs to be prepped. Give it a fast rinse, pat it dry, then chop the robust, woody ends off every asparagus spear.
- Divide the bunch of asparagus into 8-10 smaller parts, and wrap every portion in a chunk of prosciutto. If the spears are in regards to the measurement of my pinkie finger, I normally wrap about 3 spears of asparagus in a chunk of prosciutto. In the event that they’re smaller, I take advantage of 5-7 spears for every bit of prosciutto.
- Combine collectively olive oil, salt, pepper, and minced garlic, and drizzle it over the wrapped asparagus bundles.
- Stick it within the oven till the asparagus is tender however not too tender, and also you’re finished!
My husband likes this prosciutto wrapped asparagus as a result of the prosciutto offers the inexperienced greens a pleasant bacon taste. My children prefer it as a result of the bunches of asparagus are wrapped into little packages that they will simply decide up. Finger meals is all the time interesting. And I prefer it as a result of it’s really easy and nonetheless wholesome. Hopefully, one in every of these causes is convincing sufficient so that you can give them a attempt!
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Recipe
Scrumptious and wholesome asparagus wrapped in prosciutto with a drizzle of olive oil and garlic.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Wash the asparagus, and pat dry.
Divide into little bunches. I normally divide one bunch of asparagus into 8-10 smaller ones.
Wrap every small bunch of asparagus in a chunk of prosciutto.
Place on a baking sheet or in a big baking dish.
In a small bowl, combine collectively olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Drizzle the asparagus bundles with the olive oil/seasoning combine.
Place in oven for 10-12 minutes till prosciutto begins to get crispy and asparagus is vivid inexperienced. Verify to ensure asparagus is tender (not tender!).
Let sit for 2 minutes, and serve instantly.
These cute little bundles make a enjoyable aspect dish for youths or a chic appetizer. They will even be assembled forward of time and saved within the fridge till time to prepare dinner.
Energy: 123kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 3gFats: 11gSaturated Fats: 2gPolyunsaturated Fats: 1gMonounsaturated Fats: 7gTrans Fats: 1gLdl cholesterol: 7mgSodium: 266mgPotassium: 178mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 571IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 2mg
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