These are one of my favorite appetizers – they are so full of flavor and texture, go great alone or as a side dish, and are so easy to make!
Prosciutto (found with specialty meats in your grocery store)
1. First, blanch your asparagus in boiling water to bring out its color. Cut off the dry ends of each spear, then boil for 1-2 minutes. Transfer the asparagus into a bowl of cold water, or run cool water over them in a colander to “shock” them – so that they cool and stop cooking.
2. Spread each slice of prosciutto with a little cream cheese. Then, wrap up 3-4 asparagus spears in the prosciutto, with the ends exposed.
3. Arrange spears on a lightly greased baking pan. Bake at 350 for about 10 minutes – or until the asparagus is tender.