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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

These prosciutto-wrapped bundles of grilled asparagus are a delicious addition to a spring brunch or elegant dinner.

Ingredients
Prep: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes
  • 16 spears
    asparagus, (about 1 bunch), trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon
    extra-virgin olive oil
  •  Pinch of
    salt
  •  
    Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 very thin slices
    prosciutto, (about 1 ounce), cut in half lengthwise
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill to medium.
  2. Toss asparagus with oil, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Wrap 1 length of prosciutto around the middle of 4 asparagus spears. Repeat, making 4 bundles. Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the asparagus bundles, turning once or twice, until the asparagus is tender and charred in spots, about 10 minutes.

 

Tip

Tip: To oil the grill rack, oil a folded paper towel, hold it with tongs and rub it over the rack. (Do not use cooking spray on a hot grill.)

Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories39
  • Fat2 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol6 mg
  • Carbohydrates3 g
    • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein3 g
  • Sodium235 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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