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Grilled Prosciutto Asparagus Recipe
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Grilled Prosciutto Asparagus Recipe

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After tasting an asparagus appetizer at a lovely restaurant, I created my version of it to enjoy at home. —Michele Merlino, Wakefield, Rhode Island
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 1 log (4 ounces) fresh goat cheese
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed

Nutritional Facts

1 asparagus spear equals 30 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut prosciutto slices in half; spread with cheese. Wrap a prosciutto piece around each asparagus spear; secure ends with toothpicks. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until prosciutto is crisp, turning once. Discard toothpicks. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Grilled Prosciutto Asparagus in Taste of Home April/May 2011, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 asparagus spear equals 30 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 16, 2013

We made some with goat cheese and some with cream cheese, and they turned out fantastic! Great recipe!

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

Very good, easy to make.

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Reviewed Mar. 28, 2013

Namayna - what temp do you cook at in the oven?

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Reviewed Mar. 28, 2013

I make a similar version of this all time. I use softened cream cheese and I pre-steam the asparagus for about 1 minute, let them cool, then spread the cream cheese on the prosciutto, place 2-3 asparagus on there, and wrap. You don't usually need toothpicks. I do them in the oven on a cookie sheet for 12 minutes. Everyone loves these, a huge hit. I could eat them as a meal, they are so good!

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Reviewed Jan. 7, 2012

My husband and 24 year old son say "Def make again, a winner"! Thank you AZheat on the suggestion on sofieng the cheese to make it easily spreadable, nuked it for 30 seconds and was perfect temp for spreading smoothly on ham. Store only had one bunch of green asparagus so bought bunch of white as well, for first time. Looked and tasted awesome with the mixture of gren & white!!! Awesome!!!

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