Roasted Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

Nothing says Spring like the sweet taste of asparagus! Wrap it in prosciutto for a simple yet elegant side dish, perfect for Easter.

Nothing says Spring like the sweet taste of asparagus! Wrap it in prosciutto for a simple yet elegant side dish, perfect for Easter.

I got this idea from Rachel Ray only her version was with bacon. Prosciutto is a little fancier and I loved how the flavors combined. I enjoyed a bundle with a poached egg for lunch and it was divine, great for brunch!

You can easily double or triple this and assemble them ahead. Can you make them without the prosciutto? … sure! Just sprinkle with a little salt and lay them flat on the baking sheet, you can use the same cooking time.

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Roasted Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

Nothing says Spring like the sweet taste of asparagus! Wrap it in prosciutto for a simple yet elegant side dish, perfect for Easter.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 lb thin asparagus spears, tough ends trimmed
  • extra virgin olive oil spray (I used my misto, lets assume 1/4 tsp)
  • fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 4 slices (2 oz) thin sliced prosciutto

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Lightly spritz asparagus spears with extra virgin oil. Season with fresh cracked pepper and divide into 4 bundles.
  3. Gather 1/4 of the asparagus and use a slice of prosciutto to wrap each bundle and place on a baking dish seam side down.
  4. Repeat with remaining, place on baking dish and bake 12 minutes or until asparagus is tender crisp.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 1 bundle

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 2
  • Points +: 2
  • Calories: 65 calories
  • Total Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: 352mg
  • Carbohydrates: 6.5g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 0g
  • Protein: 7g

Adapted from Rachel Ray.

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