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A plate of prosciutto wrapped asparagus garnished with fresh parsley.

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

This prosciutto wrapped asparagus is fresh asparagus stalks flavored with savory prosciutto, then broiled to crispy perfection. A 4 ingredient appetizer or side dish that's easy, yet elegant and always gets rave reviews.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 90kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 12 stalks fresh asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 slices prosciutto very thinly sliced
  • ground black pepper to taste


  • Preheat the broiler. Line a sheet pan with foil.
  • Place the asparagus in a single layer on the sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil; toss to coat evenly.
  • Cut each slice of prosciutto in half cross wise. Wrap the pieces of prosciutto around each stalk of asparagus.
  • Season the asparagus to taste with black pepper.
  • Broil for 3-4 minutes on each side until asparagus is cooked though and prosciutto is crispy on the edges. Serve immediately.



Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1.1mg