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Asparagus Prosciutto Puff Pastry Spears

When it comes to hosting a gathering, the appetizers set the tone, and these Asparagus Prosciutto Puff Pastry Spears are destined to make a lasting impression.


Makes 12

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes




The beauty of this recipe lies in its simplicity. With store-bought puff pastry sheets as your secret weapon, creating a sophisticated appetizer has never been easier. The flaky layers provide the perfect canvas for the star ingredients: fresh asparagus and thinly sliced prosciutto. They taste so good that your guests will be reaching for seconds.


Assembling these bites is a breeze. A slice of prosciutto serves as the savory embrace for a vibrant asparagus spear, creating a visual and flavorful masterpiece. A drizzle of olive oil and a dash of salt and black pepper add the finishing touches, ensuring each bite is a harmonious blend of richness and freshness.


So, the next time you want to impress your guests or indulge in a culinary delight, turn to my Asparagus Prosciutto Puff Pastry Spears. Easy, elegant, and utterly delicious – they're the perfect way to elevate any occasion.


Asparagus Prosciutto Puff Pastry Spears

Ingredients

12 asparagus spears (the thinner the better.)

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 pre-rolled puff pastry sheet

8-10 pieces of prosciutto

salt and pepper



Preparing the Spears
Directions

  1. Rinse the asparagus under cold water and cut the hard ends off.

  2. Place asparagus into a bowl with olive oil, salt and pepper and toss to coat.

  3. Unroll the puff pastry sheet and cut into 1/2 inch wide strips. The length will depend on the the length of the asparagus.

  4. Take a piece of prosciutto and wrap it around the asparagus spear and then take a strip of dough and wrap it around , leaving some free space in between.

  5. Place finished spears on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or until the pastry is puffed and golden brown.

  6. Serve warm.

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