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.
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.
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
Rinse the asparagus under cold water and cut the hard ends off.
Place asparagus into a bowl with olive oil, salt and pepper and toss to coat.
Unroll the puff pastry sheet and cut into 1/2 inch wide strips. The length will depend on the the length of the asparagus.
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.
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.