Elegant Appetizers: Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Picture this: a luxurious blend of flavors and textures, all coming together in a single elegant appetizer that’s bound to impress your guests. Our Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus is not just a dish; it’s a work of art. Delicate asparagus spears, kissed by a drizzle of olive oil, are snugly cocooned in savory prosciutto. With every bite, you’ll experience the crispness of the asparagus, the richness of the prosciutto, and the symphony of tastes that only a meticulously crafted appetizer can offer.

Ingredients

  • 16 fresh asparagus spears
  • 8 thin slices of prosciutto
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Gently wash and trim the tough ends of the asparagus.
  2. Blanch the asparagus in boiling water for 1-2 minutes, then transfer to an ice bath to stop the cooking process. Pat them dry.
  3. Drizzle olive oil over the asparagus and sprinkle with black pepper.
  4. Take a slice of prosciutto and wrap it around each asparagus spear at a slight diagonal angle.
  5. Place the wrapped asparagus on a baking sheet and broil for 3-4 minutes, turning occasionally, until the prosciutto becomes crispy.
  6. Arrange on a serving platter and serve warm.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Delight your senses with our Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus – a perfect balance of flavors and textures.

Nutrition information: Calories: 82 | Fat: 6g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g

Picture yourself surrounded by the soft glow of ambient lighting, a glass of your favorite wine in hand, and a platter of our Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus on the table – a tantalizing treat that’s both sophisticated and satisfying. As you savor each bite, you’ll appreciate how the saltiness of the prosciutto complements the earthiness of the asparagus. It’s not just an appetizer; it’s an experience that elevates any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply treating yourself, let this recipe be your go-to for elegance on a plate.