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

Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus


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


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 comments on “Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus”

  1. I think I could eat these just as a snack!

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

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

    xo Jackie

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

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

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

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

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