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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus with Raspberry Sauce

Grilling the prosciutto with the asparagus gives this dish a salty crunch that's perfect for dipping into a sweet glaze. When a delicious appetizer is this easy to prepare, you owe it to yourself to try it! —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    16 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced prosciutto or deli ham
  • 16 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • Cut prosciutto slices in half. Wrap a prosciutto piece around each asparagus spear; secure ends with toothpicks.
  • Grill asparagus, covered, on an oiled rack over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until prosciutto is crisp, turning once. Discard toothpicks.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, microwave jam and vinegar on high for 15-20 seconds or until jam is melted. Serve with asparagus.
Nutrition Facts
1 asparagus spear with 1-1/2 teaspoons sauce: 50 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.

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