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Asparagus in an air fryer basket wrapped in prosciutto.
5 from 4 votes

Air Fryer Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus


Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, keto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
10 stalks

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 10 stalks asparagus
  • 5 pieces prosciutto (bacon) thinly sliced
  • 1 tspn olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese freshly grated

Instructions

  • Wash and dry asparagus.
    fresh stalks of asparagus on a pan
  • Break or cut woody ends off asparagus. Make sure they’re short enough to fit into your air fryer basket.
    snapping the ends off of freshly cleaned asparagus
  • Cut prosciutto in half, lengthwise.
    cut pieces of prosciutto next to plate of fresh asparagus
  • Wrap prosciutto in a spiral around asparagus stalk. Pull gently to keep it tight to the stalk.
    Prosciutto wrapped around asparagus.
  • Brush the tips with olive oil.
    Oil brushed onto tips of asparagus.
  • Sprinkle asparagus with black pepper.
    Pepper sprinkled on asparagus.
  • Place prosciutto wrapped asparagus in the air fryer basket.
    uncooked prosciutto wrapped asparagus in air fryer basket.
  • Cook at 400°F for 8 minutes or until the prosciutto looks a little crispy and the asparagus is bright green and cooked.
    Cooked air fryer prosciutto wrapped asparagus in basket.
  • Remove from the air fryer. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese.
    asparagus spears wrapped in prosciutto and sprinkled with parmesan cheese
  • Serve with your favorite meat dish, baked potatoes and bread.
    cooked prosciutto wrapped asparagus spears sprinkled with parmesan cheese

Notes

  • Try sprinkling your asparagus with fresh parmesan before cooking for a different taste.
  • This recipe works better with medium to thick asparagus.
  • Air fryers need space between the food items to circulate and cook properly. Do not overcrowd your air fryer. 
  • Some air fryers have a pre-heat option. Preheating may reduce the cooking time a little bit.

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