Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus

(This is another OLD RECIPE that I brought back to share and update the photos.  I even added it in the recipe box for easy saving and printing.  This was my 2nd recipe that I ever made for A Zesty Bite.  Hope you enjoy this prosciutto wrapped asparagus as it is an old favorite recipe.)

Tonight, I decided to make a side dish to go with the left over salmon.  I made prosciutto wrapped asparagus my way.  There are a ton of recipes out there for this dish that include all different types of ingredients.  I decided to add a cheese spread to the prosciutto to add some more zest.

Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus
You can use any type of cheese or spread that appeals to your particular tastes.  The brand that I chose was the laughing cow cheese spread (garlic and herb) that comes in small triangle packages.  Another suggestion I have is to use the salt sparingly because the prosciutto is naturally salty.

ENJOY ~ Meagan

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Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus

Yield: 3-4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 11 minutes

Total Time: 16 minutes

Ingredients:

1 bundle of Asparagus
6-7 slices of Prosciutto
2 Laughing Cow Cheese Spreads
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
Extra Virgin Olive Oil to drizzle
Cooking Spray
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Lay out a slice of the proscuitto and spread a little of the cheese onto one side. Roll up 4 asparagus stalks and place on a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Repeat with the rest of the proscuitto and asparagus. Drizzle with olive oil.

Place in oven to cook for 7 minutes. Remove and top with grated parmesan cheese. Place back in the oven for an additional 4 minutes.

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12 Responses to “Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus {Revisited}”

  1. 1
    steph@stephsbitebybite — July 12, 2013 at 7:41 am

    I think I could eat these just as a snack!

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    • azestybite replied: — July 12th, 2013 @ 2:05 pm

      They were so good and not to mention healthy!

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    Tieghan — July 12, 2013 at 7:54 am

    Yes, yes ,yes!! I have both prosciutto and asparagus in the fridge and no idea what to make with them. Now I do, YAY!

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    • azestybite replied: — July 12th, 2013 @ 2:06 pm

      You definitely need to make these. You won’t be disappointed.

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    Jackie l Food.Wine.Fashion — July 12, 2013 at 10:37 am

    Your new pictures are looking beautiful! You really can’t beat prosciutto wrapped asparagus – its a classic for a reason!

    xo Jackie

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    • azestybite replied: — July 12th, 2013 @ 2:08 pm

      Thanks so much Jackie! I think I have come along way in my photography skills.

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    cquek — July 14, 2013 at 10:13 am

    There probably weren’t much leftovers despite how much you made.

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    Sues — July 14, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    For some reason, I only make these for parties, but I totally need to start making them for dinner for myself. SO good!!

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    katie — July 15, 2013 at 9:46 am

    Don’t you love revisiting old recipes/photos! Lol… It humbles me and always reminds me how far I’ve come!

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    • azestybite replied: — July 15th, 2013 @ 3:31 pm

      It’s so embarrassing looking at old photos but it is nice to see how far I have come.

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    Julie @ Table for Two — July 15, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    Those new photos are gorgeous! I love asparagus and would love to try this!

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    • azestybite replied: — July 15th, 2013 @ 9:11 pm

      Thanks Julie. It’s embarrassing to look at the old photos but I like to keep one there as a reminder.

      Reply

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