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Roasted Asparagus With Prosciutto

Per Serving

Roasted Asparagus With Prosciutto

Makes: 8 servings
Serving Size: about 5 spears
Calories 50
Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 205 mg
Potassium 125 mg
Protein 3 g
Phosphorus 45 mg
Choices: Fat 1
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: about 5 spears
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 12 minutes


Parchment paper
1 1/2 lbs. fresh asparagus spears
1 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp. olive oil, divided
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 oz. prosciutto (about 4 thin slices)
Lemon wedges


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Break off the tough ends of the asparagus and discard. Arrange the asparagus in one layer on the baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 Tbsp. of the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned but still crisp.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the remaining olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the prosciutto slices to the skillet. Cook the slices for 2 minutes per side, until crispy. Remove the prosciutto from the skillet and coarsely chop.
  3. Add the asparagus to a flat platter. Top the asparagus with the prosciutto and garnish with lemon wedges.

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