Asparagus & Prosciutto Vase

Get creative with this appetizer – make a beautiful vase of asparagus and prosciutto decorated with cranberries.

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

Supplies:
2
cups fresh cranberries
10
to 12 fresh small bay leaves
2 1/2
yards (1/8-inch-wide) gold ribbon or gold wire
Large yarn needle
2
bunches asparagus (about 2 1/2 pounds)
1/2
pound thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into 6x1-inch strips
1/2
cup spreadable cheese
Food-safe flowerpot (4 to 5 inches in diameter)
Caesar dressing

  • 1 Thread cranberries and bay leaves onto ribbon or wire, using needle, to make a garland.
  • 2 Blanch asparagus and pat dry; chill about 1 hour. Brush prosciutto strips with thin layer of cheese. Tightly wrap prosciutto strip, cheese side in, around each asparagus stalk. Arrange in flowerpot.
  • 3 Wrap garland around asparagus and pot. Serve with dressing.