Asparagus With Prosciutto Chips

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 59 calories
    • Calories 46 calories from fat
    • Fat 3 g
    • Sat Fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 6 mg
    • Sodium 350 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 4 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 2 g

Ingredients

  1. Check 3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
  2. Check 2 small bunches (about 1 3/4 pounds) asparagus, trimmed
  3. Check 1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  4. Check 1/4teaspoon kosher salt
  5. Check 1/4teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Place the prosciutto in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake until crisped, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate and let cool. 
  2. Meanwhile, bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add the asparagus and cook until tender, 3 to 5 minutes, depending on thickness. Drain and transfer to a bowl of ice water. Drain again and pat dry.
  3. Cut the asparagus into 2-inch pieces. Transfer to a bowl. Add the oil, salt, and pepper and toss. Break the prosciutto into pieces and sprinkle over the asparagus.