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Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

I never knew asparagus could taste so good, y’all. But it turns out, that when you wrap an asparagus spear in prosciutto, it’s pretty darn amazing! Scroll on down to see how easy it is to make Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus.

Even if you think you don't like asparagus, this Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus recipe will absolutely change your mind. The best asparagus recipe EVER!

To be completely honest here, I liked asparagus to start with. But by adding prosciutto, wrapped neatly around each spear, the taste is completely mind-blowing and incredibly satisfying.

Even if you think you don't like asparagus, this Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus recipe will absolutely change your mind. The best asparagus recipe EVER!

While I wrapped prosciutto around each spear, you could also bundle the asparagus in bundles of 3 or 4 and wrap them that way. But, I love the flavor and saltiness of each spear wrapped in prosciutto.

Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 lb asparagus, with ends trimmed
  • 6 oz sliced prosciutto, cut in half longways
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Wrap each asparagus spear with halved prosciutto slices. Leave the top of the spear unwrapped. Repeat until all asparagus is wrapped. Sprinkle black pepper over the top of the spears.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Put asparagus into the pan and cook for about 5 minutes, making sure to turn spears frequently to brown all sides.
  3. Once all sides are browned, serve immediately.

With the holidays coming up, it’s time to start working on the holiday menu. This recipe makes for a quick, easy, and elegant side dish or appetizer. My entire family loves these Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus, even my sometimes picky children. You really can’t go wrong with the amazing combination of flavors here.

Even if you think you don't like asparagus, this Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus recipe will absolutely change your mind. The best asparagus recipe EVER!

When getting your ingredients for Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus, look for asparagus spears that are on the thicker side. You don’t want the pencil thin spears because they will cook too quickly and become mushy. The thicker spears are the way to go.

Even if you think you don't like asparagus, this Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus recipe will absolutely change your mind. The best asparagus recipe EVER!

While cooking Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus in the skillet, make sure you keep turning the spears so that the prosciutto gets crispy on every side. That’s the secret to getting incredibly delicious and crispy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus.

Even if you think you don't like asparagus, this Easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus recipe will absolutely change your mind. The best asparagus recipe EVER!

You could also cook these in the oven, but when the holidays roll around, my oven is usually occupied with pies, turkeys, stuffing, and more, that I wanted a way to whip these up without using the oven. If your stovetop is full, feel free to throw in the oven on a foil-lined baking sheet.

Need more asparagus recipes? Try this Lemon Pepper Asparagus!

A quick and easy asparagus recipe. Get the recipe for this Lemon Pepper Asparagus.

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About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.

Comments

  1. 1

    Now THAT is a side! We all love asparagus here – even the kids! I can’t wait to make this. Om nom nom.

  2. 2

    Ooh fancy. That looks so good! I can see my husband cooking these up on the grill!

  3. 3

    I love asparagus! This looks something I would try, mainly because of that, and I’ve never had prosciutto!

  4. 4

    This would go over big with my family. It sounds like a delicious side for just about any meal 🙂

  5. 5

    This is certainly my type of appetizer. I love the simplicity of the recipe and plan to give it a go on Thanksgiving!

  6. 6

    I have never seen asparagus made like this. I am up for trying your easy prosciutto wrapped asparagus recipe, looks delicious!

  7. 7

    Having an asparagus side like this to go with some of our dinners would be nice. It seems somewhat easy to prepare too.

  8. 8

    So how do you make my favorite vegetable taste even better? WRAP IT IN BACON! Love it!!! Can’t wait to try this recipe!

  9. 9
    Claudia Krusch says:

    This Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus looks amazing. I am sure I will have no problem getting my Son to eat Asparagus when I make it like this. I will have to make some this weekend.

  10. 10

    This will always be one of my favorite recipes especially since it’s so much easy to make and it’s always a hit with the family! It’s also something that I love making during dinner parties!

  11. 11

    This looks delicious. I love bacon wrapped asparagus and this is another level.

  12. 12

    This sounds so delicious. It would make an incredible appetizer for many different events.

  13. 13
    Our Family World says:

    Wow. This would make great appetizers or sides for a meat dish. I will copy this recipe and include it in our Thanksgiving menu. I think this would taste better than the bacon wrapped kind.

  14. 14

    Those look like a delicious snack or appetizer idea. I always have fresh asparagus in the fridge.

  15. 15

    What a delicious appetizer idea for the holidays! I know this is a dish my family would salivate over.

  16. 16
    Diana Elizabeth says:

    That’s definitely a good upgrade to how asparagus are prepared. This looks so delicious and perfect for the holidays!

  17. 17

    Wow! This looks so incredible! I am going to have to whip this up. I think this would be a big hit at Thanksgiving! What a great recipe!

  18. 18

    These look delicious! I so need to make these for dinner one night!

  19. 19

    This looks SO good! I would love to try it this weekend!

  20. 20

    I must admit, I am not a huge fan of asparagus. But if it was wrapped in bacon, I think I could grow to love it!

  21. 21

    I love asparagus! This prosciutto wrapped asparagus looks and sounds amazing! I definitely wanna give this recipe a try. Thanks for sharing.

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