Friday, February 27, 2009

Asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto


This is a very simple appetizer that tastes really good.

Prepare your asparagus by washing it and trimming it down to the best part of the stalk. Dry it and then wrap a thin piece of prosciutto around each stalk. I use bamboo skewers to make it easier to flip them once under the broiler. Stick them under the the broiler flame and watch them carefully. It won't take long for them to be ready to eat. I'm sorry I don't have a specific time to keep them under the flame. Just watch them and when the prosciutto gets a little crispy on the edge flip them and watch them again. Plate them and watch them disappear. These are good at room temperature, too.
Enjoy!

9 comments:

  1. Thanks for stopping by my Tablescape! Wow... I love your blog! My first time here...I had asparagus for dinner earlier this evening! I love them. I must try this recipe! I will stop by often for more yummy finds!

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  2. this sounds like a really yummy and healthy appitizer!
    asparagus is one of my favorites.

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  3. loving asparagus is easy...except for the teenager...bet he'd like this spin on things... Thanks for sharing this great idea

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  4. I just found your blog when looking for tilapia recipes! Just saying hi from a Mennonite gal from Southeastern PA :)

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  5. I was just trying to come up with a spring appetizer. . and this fits the bill perfectly. Thanks Ellen.

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  6. Yummy! We love both the ingredients so this will be a perfect appy for down the road. Kathy

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  7. I just tried this recipe and it was awesome! I put a bit of salt and pepper on it after it cooked and sprinkled it with olive oil. Delish :)

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  8. *drools*

    Next party we have, that's on the menu.

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  9. Yup... big hit tonight at my hubby's 50th

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