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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus with Lazio Olive Oil Seasoning

Updated: Apr 23

This recipe comes courtesy of Chefs Penny and Eli Martinez.

Hands down this recipe is one of the most delicious appetizers you can serve at a party. An easy combination of Prosciutto and asparagus create a tasty dish that is sure to please even the pickiest guests.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus with Lazio Olive Oil Seasoning
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Makes 5 servings

Preparation Time: 30 minutes


*1 bunch of fresh asparagus *4 oz. Prosciutto di Parma, thinly sliced *2 oz. shredded Parmesano Reggiano *Freshly cracked black pepper (to taste) *Kosher salt (to taste) *1 cup extra virgin olive oil, your favorite bottled brand

*2 tbsp. dry Italian herb blend or herb de Provence *1 tsp. Cara Cara fresh orange zest


*Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. *Cut 1 inch off the bottom of each asparagus and discard. *On a cutting board, lay down flat a strip of prosciutto and place the asparagus on the end. *Roll the asparagus up with the prosciutto. *Take the prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and lay on a pre-greased sheet pan. (Do not over-stack.)

*Place in the oven and cook for 10 minutes or until prosciutto is slightly crispy. *Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle salt, fresh ground black pepper, and parmesan cheese to taste. *Arrange on a serving platter.

Preparation of the Roman oil: *Pour extra virgin olive oil into a small saucepan and warm up on medium heat for 2 minutes.

*Turn the heat off and add dry herb blend and orange zest; stir. *Serve alongside prosciutto-wrapped asparagus as a dipping sauce.


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