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This Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus appetizer is perfect for parties since it can be made up to 24 hours ahead and chilled until guests arrive. Serve this asparagus recipe as an option for gluten free diners.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place a steamer basket in a large skillet. Add enough water to come just below bottom of basket. Bring to boiling. Place asparagus in basket. Reduce heat to medium-low. Steam, covered, for 4 minutes. Remove asparagus from basket; immerse in ice water to cool quickly. Drain asparagus; pat dry with paper towels.

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  • Wrap a slice of cheese and a half-slice of prosciutto around each asparagus spear. Arrange wrapped asparagus on a serving plate. If desired, cover and chill for up to 24 hours.

  • Before serving, sprinkle with cracked pepper. Drizzle with oil and balsamic vinegar. Makes 8 servings.

Make-Ahead Directions:

Prepare as directed through Step 2. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Serve as directed.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; fat 20g; cholesterol 29mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 4g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 2g; protein 19g; sodium 876mg.
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