Prosciutto-Wrapped Broccolini

Savor the delicious combination of tender broccolini wrapped in savory prosciutto, creating a perfect appetizer or side dish that’s both elegant and easy to prepare.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch broccolini, ends trimmed
  • 8 slices prosciutto
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Balsamic glaze (optional, for serving)

Instructions:

1. Prepare the Broccolini:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Divide the broccolini into smaller bunches, about 3-4 stalks per bunch.

2. Wrap with Prosciutto:

  1. Take a slice of prosciutto and wrap it around each bunch of broccolini. You can wrap one end of the prosciutto around the base of the broccolini and spiral-wrap it up to the top.
  2. Place the wrapped broccolini on the prepared baking sheet.

3. Roast the Prosciutto-Wrapped Broccolini:

  1. Drizzle olive oil over the prosciutto-wrapped broccolini.
  2. Season with freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  3. Roast in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until the broccolini is tender and the prosciutto is crispy.

4. Serve:

  1. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.
  2. Transfer the prosciutto-wrapped broccolini to a serving platter.
  3. Drizzle with balsamic glaze (if using) for added flavor and presentation.

Cooking Tips:

  • Make sure to wrap the prosciutto tightly around the broccolini to ensure it stays in place during roasting.
  • Adjust the roasting time based on the thickness of the broccolini stalks and your desired level of tenderness.
  • Serve as an appetizer or side dish alongside grilled meats or seafood.

Nutritional Information:

  • Broccolini: Rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as fiber and antioxidants.
  • Prosciutto: Adds a salty, savory flavor and texture to the dish.

Dietary Information:

  • Gluten-Free: Yes
  • Dairy-Free: Yes
  • Nut-Free: Yes

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • It’s a simple yet elegant dish that combines the flavors of broccolini with the richness of prosciutto.
  • Perfect for entertaining or as a flavorful side dish.
  • Quick to prepare with minimal ingredients and maximum flavor.

Conclusion:

Enjoy the delightful flavors and textures of Prosciutto-Wrapped Broccolini as a delicious appetizer or side dish. This recipe showcases the perfect balance of savory prosciutto and tender broccolini, making it a favorite for any occasion. Don’t forget to like, share, and subscribe for more delightful recipes. Happy cooking!

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