Asparagus is one of the first vegetables available in spring. Crisp, mellow, and juicy. It makes a good side dish for easter brunch/lunch/dinner. Simply drizzle with olive oil, seaon with salt and pepper, and roast. But add a little prosciutto, and asparagus becomes everyone's favorite vegetable. In this recipe, I omitted any salt because the prosciutto is already considerably salty.
Simple Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Serves 4 to 5
1 bundle fresh asparagus
1 lb prosciutto
2 tbsp olive oil
1. Set oven to 450 degrees F.
2. Cut each slice of prosciutto in half, length-wise. Wrap one half slice of prosciutto around the middle of each asparagus spear, leaving one to two inches on both ends unwrapped. Drizzle with olive oil and spread evenly on a baking dish. Roast for 10 to 15 minutes, until the asparagus is tender.