Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with a delicious Lemon Herb Aoili - we love this recipe!

As soon as spring rolls around, fresh asparagus begins to appear at the grocery store and even the local farmers markets. Asparagus is amazing as a side to just about any meal, but it’s even more fantastic as an appetizer!

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With that in mind, I’m showing you how to make Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus – Tender, delicious asparagus wrapped with savory prosciutto and baked to perfection!  Paired with a deliciously simple Lemon Herb Aioli dipping sauce makes this an amazing appetizer any time the mood strikes!

Tender, delicious asparagus is wrapped with savory prosciutto and baked to perfection! Paired with a deliciously simple Lemon Herb Aioli dipping sauce makes this an amazing appetizer any time the mood strikes!

Making this delicious appetizer couldn’t be more simple!  You’ll start with fresh asparagus that has been rinsed and trimmed of the woody ends.  From here, simply wrap with a thin slice of prosciutto and bake!

Tender, delicious asparagus is wrapped with savory prosciutto and baked to perfection! Paired with a deliciously simple Lemon Herb Aioli dipping sauce makes this an amazing appetizer any time the mood strikes!

As you can see, the asparagus bakes beautifully, and the prosciutto becomes deliciously crisp and golden.

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with a delicious Lemon Herb Aoili - we love this recipe!

While the asparagus is cooking, whip up the aioli by simply combining mayonnaise, lemon juice, rosemary, salt and pepper. This makes for an amazing dipping sauce to go with the savory spears!

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with a delicious Lemon Herb Aoili - we love this recipe!

Here’s the recipe for this wonderfully easy appetizer:

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Lemon Herb Aioli Recipe

Tender, delicious asparagus is wrapped with savory prosciutto and baked to perfection! Paired with a deliciously simple Lemon Herb Aioli dipping sauce makes this an amazing appetizer any time the mood strikes!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Calories 552 kcal
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Ingredients

  • 12-16 spears fresh asparagus
  • 3-5 oz prosciutto very thinly sliced, cut into halves
  • salt and pepper to taste

Lemon Herb Aioli

  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise heaping
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 2 tsp rosemary fresh, finely minced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

  2. Rinse asparagus, and pat dry with paper towels. Wrap each individual spear of asparagus with a half piece of prosciutto and place on a baking sheet. Lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 425 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until prosciutto is crisp.
  3. While asparagus is baking, in a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, rosemary, salt and pepper. Serve along side the hot asparagus. Enjoy!

If you love this appetizer, check out some of Erin’s other fantastic appetizer recipes:

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I’m a big fan of asparagus! I’ll have to try this appetizer sometime!!

This is definitely one of the more healthy appetizers I’ll ever try. 😉 Thanks for sharing Erin!

For more recipes from her, head over to DelightfulE Made!

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