Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto with Shaved Pecorino is an incredible appetizer and a perfect side dish. You will love it.

Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto with Shaved Pecorino

Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto with Shaved Pecorino
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
  • 1/4 Cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon capers
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 1 freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 medium asparagus spears, tough end removed
  • 2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 12 thin slices prosciutto
  • 12 thinly shaved pieces of Pecorino Romano cheese
  1. Whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl. Add the capers and parsley and season with black pepper.
  2. Preheat grill.
  3. Grill the asparagus, brushed with olive oil.
  4. Toss the asparagus with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Wrap a piece of prosciutto around each spear and place on a platter.
  6. Drizzle with lemon-caper vinaigrette and top with the cheese.

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