Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Cuisinart original
A quick hors d'oeuvre that is sure to impress. If you are expecting a larger crowd, simply double the recipe.


Makes about 4 servings


12 spears trimmed asparagus (about 6 ounces) 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil pinch freshly ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon fresh lemon juice 2 to 3 tablespoons coarsely grated or shredded Parmesan 2 to 3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 63 (50% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 6g • fat 4g • sat. fat 1g

• chol. 10mg • sod. 434mg • calc. 46mg • fiber 1g



1.     Preheat the Cuisinart®  Compact Grill Centro, fitted with the Grill plate, to Medium.

2.    While the Grill is preheating (about 10 minutes), toss the asparagus with the olive oil, pepper and lemon juice.  Top each asparagus spear with about a pinch of Parmesan, and then wrap each with half a piece of the prosciutto.

3.    Grill for about 2 to 3 minutes per side, turning 3 to 4 times until prosciutto is crisped.

4.    Serve immediately.