Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto
We have actuallly had a Baked Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus recipe on the site for years. But lately, I find myself making it on the grill much more often. The prosciutto gets nice and crispy and you get a smokey flavor, expecially if you use charcoal. Plus, this recipe is about as easy as it gets. If you want you can top it with some shaved or grated Parmigianno-Reggiano cheese as soon as you take it off the grill, while it is still hot.
Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Recipe

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 16 large asparagus spears, tough ends removed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 16 slices Prosciutto di Parma, sliced thin


  1. Place the asparagus in a baking dish or bowl. Add the extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss until the asparagus are well coated.
  2. Wrap each asparagus spear in one slice of prosciutto.
  3. Grill over direct medium heat on a gas or charcoal grill, turning occasionally, until prosciutto is crisp and asparagus are tender, but not limp. About 10 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a platter and serve hot.

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