Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus


  • 12 asparagus stalks rinsed and tough ends trimmed
  • 1 Tbs garlic paste
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • a couple of dashes of salt
  • 6 slices smoked or regular prosciutto, halved lengthwise


  1. Preheat oven to 450
  2. Mix together garlic paste, lemon juice, olive oil and salt
  3. Place asparagus evenly in a shallow baking dish or cookie sheet, add olive oil mixture, and toss to coat
  4. Roast asparagus for 10-15 minutes, depending on size
  5. Remove asparagus from oven and let cool completely
  6. Wrap each piece of asparagus with one half of the prosciutto
  7. Serve at room temperature