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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus with Raspberry Sauce Recipe

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus with Raspberry Sauce Recipe

What a delightful way to kick off a summer party! This upscale asparagus appetizer will make guests feel like you fussed. With only four ingredients, it's incredibly easy and oh-so yummy. —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced prosciutto or deli ham
  • 16 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • 1. Cut prosciutto slices in half. Wrap a prosciutto piece around each asparagus spear; secure ends with toothpicks. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  • 2. Grill asparagus, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until prosciutto is crisp, turning once. Discard toothpicks.
  • 3. In a small microwave-safe bowl, microwave jam and vinegar on high for 15-20 seconds or until jam is melted. Serve with asparagus. Yield: 16 appetizers.

Nutritional Facts

1 asparagus spear with 1-1/2 teaspoons sauce equals 50 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.