Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus


"My husband taught me this elegant yet easy side dish! Always a hit at the holidays, and dresses up every day chicken."


30 m servings 292 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 292 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 14.8 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 1210 mg
  • 48%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Spread prosciutto slices with Neufchatel cheese. Wrap slices around 2 or 3 asparagus spears. Arrange wrapped spears in a single layer on a medium baking sheet.
  3. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until asparagus is tender.
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  1. 560 Ratings


I'm a personal chef, & this recipe gets rave reviews. I agree with other reviewers- blanch the asparagus for 1 minute, plunge into an icewater bath, & drain. I used chive & onion soft cream chee...

I have a couple of comments on this recipe. I recommend using black forest ham or any other type of deli sliced ham instead of prosciutto. It stands up to the cream cheese much better and goes...

Excellent combination of flavors! Very easy to prepare. Only change I made was peeling the asparagus first. (unless they are pencil thin). Peeling the stalk to about an inch from the tip mak...

I followed the recipe to a tee using 2 to 3 asparagus spears in a bundle, and very softened cream cheese. I also tried one asparagus spear and cream cheese w/ the prosciutto...I found that the s...

Phenomenal. The best asparagus recipe I have seen. Make sure to baste the bundles with olive oil so they don't dry out.

This is a quick, easy and very elegant side dish. Like a previous reviewer, I simmered the asparagus (about 3 mins) then immersed it in a bowl of ice cubes and water. They stayed beautifully gre...

This is great cold appetizer. Blanche asparagas and immerse in icewater. Makes the asparagas bright green. Very Delicious!

this recipe is excellent. I made it for Easter and it was a huge hit! I peeled the larger asparagus and blanched them all for 1 min then ice bath. I combine white asparagus with green for an awe...

OMG! this is a winner!!! it's not only easy to make...but SOOO GOOD!! I made it for new years and even the kids had it! I served it as appetizer and people didn’t have “enough room” in their tum...