Recipes and Cooking Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus 4.5 (15) Add your rating & review 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 24 asparagus spears (1 to 1-1/4 pounds), trimmed to 6-inch lengths 24 thin slices provolone cheese (12 to 14 ounces) 12 very thin slices prosciutto (8 to 10 ounces), halved lengthwise Cracked black pepper 1 - 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 - 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Directions 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 268 Calories 20g Fat 4g Carbs 19g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 268 % Daily Value * Total Fat 20g 26% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 29mg 10% Sodium 876mg 38% Total Carbohydrate 4g 1% Total Sugars 2g Protein 19g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.