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Crispy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus ~ prosciutto wrapped around fresh asparagus, quickly sautéed makes a delicious side dish or appetizer.
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Crispy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Tender fresh stalks of asparagus wrapped in prosciutto, quick sauteed until crisp. Serve with the easy lemon aioli shown. 
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • 6 slices prosciutto
  • 12 asparagus spears trimmed (see below)
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • Optional garnish: fresh lemon zest


  • Prep the asparagus by removing the blunt ends (bend and snap).
  • Wrap half of one slice of prosciutto around each asparagus spear at an angle covering the length of the spear.
  • Repeat until all spears are covered.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the prosciutto wrapped aparagus spears and cook until the prosciutto is crisp and asparagus is tender. Time will vary depending upon the size of the asparagus spears, but approximately 3-5 minutes.
  • Lemon Garlic Aioli
  • Blend 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of lemon zest, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder and refrigerate. Top with fresh cracked black pepper before serving.