Grilled Asparagus with Prosciutto and Hard-Boiled Egg

Grilled Asparagus with Prosciutto and Hard-Boiled Egg

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 7 min
  • Total: 17 min
  • Serving:

This simple asparagus dish can be placed in the middle of a table and enjoyed as an appetizer among friends. Serve with a bottle of Barollo wine.


  • 1 pound medium asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 hard boiled egg, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Prepare a grill on medium heat.
  2. Place the asparagus into a bowl and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and a few pinches of salt and pepper. Toss to coat and then place on the grill and cook for 7 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, whisk together the lemon juice, shallot, remaining olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer the asparagus to a serving plate and top with the prosciutto, the egg and parsley. Drizzle with the vinaigrette and serve immediately.

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