Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

This simple but elegant appetizer adds color and pizazz to a holiday party.

Recipe from The Food Channel
Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus
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Ingredients
  • 24   asparagus, medium thickness (approximately 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 12   slices prosciutto, sliced thin (6 ounces)
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Directions
1. 
Bring 2 gallons of salted water to a boil in a large stock pot. Add the asparagus and cook until tender, approximately 3 minutes. Remove asparagus from water and place in ice water for 5 minutes to stop residual cooking. Remove asparagus from ice water, drain and dry.
2. 
Cut sliced prosciutto in half. Wrap each stalk with one slice prosciutto and transfer to a baking sheet or serving platter.
3. 
Store covered in refrigeration up to one day in advance. Bring to room temperature before serving.
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