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Grilled Asparagus with Prosciutto

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The vibrant flavor of grilled asparagus is paired here with crispy prosciutto.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2003

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 5 to 6 thin slices prosciutto or ham

Directions

  1. Heat grill to high. In shallow dish, toss asparagus with oil; season with salt and pepper.

  2. Grill asparagus, turning occasionally, until tender when pierced with tip of a paring knife, 8 to 12 minutes. Meanwhile, place prosciutto slices on grill; cook, turning often, until crispy and slightly charred, 2 to 4 minutes.

  3. Place asparagus on serving platter; crumble grilled prosciutto over the top.

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  • GaGato6
    8 JUL, 2008
    I have made grilled asparagus with prosciutto, but I take 3 or 4 spears of asparagus, and wrap a slice of proscuitto around the spears. It makes a wonderful first course with baby greens under it with a light vinegrette, or as a side with the main course.
    Reply
  • GaGato6
    8 JUL, 2008
    I have made grilled asparagus with prosciutto, but I take 3 or 4 spears of asparagus, and wrap a slice of proscuitto around the spears. It makes a wonderful first course with baby greens under it with a light vinegrette, or as a side with the main course.
    Reply