Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 20 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 pound asparagus (about 19 stalks), trimmed

1 tablespoon olive oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

6 to 8 paper-thin slices prosciutto, halved lengthwise

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Snap the dry stem ends off of each asparagus and place on a heavy baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and toss. Roast until the asparagus is tender, about 15 minutes. Cool completely.
  3. Wrap each asparagus with 1 piece (about 1/2 a slice) of prosciutto, exposing tips. Arrange on a platter and serve at room temperature.

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