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Lemon Asparagus Recipe with Prosciutto

This Lemon Asparagus Recipe with Prosciutto is the perfect side dish to any main entree or eaten as an appetizer.
Course Appetizer, side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 181kcal


  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 4 ounces of prosciutto cut into thin strips
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste


  • Place the asparagus on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and toss in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roll some prosciutto around each piece of asparagus and zest 1 lemon with a microplane all over the asparagus.
  • Place the sheet pan in the oven on 400° for roast for 15 to 20 minutes or until browned and cooked.
  • Finish by squeezing the juice of 1 lemon all over the asparagus.


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Iron: 0.2mg