Campfire Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus

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Published: 02/07/2022 | Updated: 04/03/2024

The Campfire Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus recipe elegantly fuses the saltiness of prosciutto with the earthiness of asparagus, creating a delectable appetizer that’s bound to be a hit at any gathering.

Inspired by a passion for Italian cuisine, this dish transforms simple ingredients into a gourmet experience, perfect for impressing guests or indulging in a flavorful treat under the stars.

This combination not only celebrates the harmony of flavors but also adds a touch of sophistication to your outdoor cooking adventures, proving that campfire meals can be both delicious and elegant.


Campfire Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto is a type of cured ham from Italy. It has a rich flavor and a firm texture. Prosciutto is usually thinly sliced and served cold. This recipe uses prosciutto wrapped around asparagus spears.

I’m not a huge fan of camping. One of the reasons is that I don’t like traditional camping food like hot dogs. But I do want my kids to experience those memories. Making good camp food makes those trips more tolerable for me.

This campfire proscuitto wrapped asparagus bring some foodie food to the campsite.

We host an appetizer night at our campsite each year, so I’m always looking for new things to try over a fire. These were perfect for the occasion.

Campfire Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus

Campfire Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus:


  • bunch asparagus
  • proscuitto slices
  • foil pans
  • tin foil
  1. Wrap each asparagus spear in a slice of proscuitto.
  2. Place the wrapped asparagus in a foil tray.
  3. Cover the trays with tin foil.
  4. Place the trays on a grill over the campfire until the proscuitto is crispy and the asparagus is somewhat tender.

Campfire Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus

This camping proscuitto wrapped asparagus spears make a great starter or side dish to accompany any meal. They go particularly well alongside steak and baked potatoes with all the fixings.

This is not your typical camping food!

Campfire Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus

Author: The Endless Appetite


  • 1  bunch asparagus
  • proscuitto slices enough for one for each asparagus spear
  • foil pans
  • tin foil


  • Wrap each asparagus spear in a slice of proscuitto.
  • Place the wrapped asparagus in a foil tray.
  • Cover the trays with tin foil.
  • Place the trays on a grill over the campfire until the proscuitto is crispy and the asparagus is somewhat tender.

In conclusion, this campfire proscuitto-wrapped asparagus dish is a quick, easy, and delicious way to cook asparagus. It only takes a few minutes to prepare and cook, and it is perfect for a summer BBQ or camping trip.

So next time you are looking for a tasty side dish, give fresh asparagus recipe a try!

How long does it take to grill asparagus in tin foil?

Grilling asparagus in tin foil typically takes 12-15 minutes over medium heat. First, wash and trim the asparagus spears. Lay them on aluminum foil, drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Wrap the foil around the asparagus, sealing the edges.

Place the foil packet on the grill and cook, turning once halfway through. This method keeps the asparagus moist and flavorful, making it a perfect side dish or asparagus appetizer.

How to cook bacon-wrapped asparagus?

Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) to cook bacon-wrapped asparagus. Wrap a slice of bacon around 2-3 asparagus spears. Place the bacon-wrapped asparagus on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. For extra flavor, consider seasoning with black pepper.

Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the bacon is crispy. Bacon-wrapped asparagus on the grill in foil is another delicious variant, combining smoky grill flavors with the crispness of bacon and tenderness of asparagus.

How to cook prosciutto?

Cooking prosciutto is quick and easy since it’s often eaten uncooked. However, for a crispy texture, you can lightly fry it in a pan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes per side. Prosciutto-wrapped asparagus, cooked in an air fryer or oven, makes for a sophisticated appetizer.

For air fryer prosciutto wrapped asparagus, set the air fryer to 390°F (200°C) and cook for 8-10 minutes, until the asparagus is tender and the prosciutto is crispy.

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