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Lemony Asparagus with Prosciutto

Lemony Asparagus & Ricotta

A perfect dinner side dish made up of lemony asparagus, ricotta and prosciutto.
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Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 2
Calories 433 kcal


  • oven or air fryer


  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1/4 cup ricotta We used kite hill's almond based ricotta
  • 3 slices prosciutto Use more or less if you prefer


  • If you are using an oven – preheat to 425 degrees.
    If you are using an air fryer skip this step.
  • Clean asparagus spears and trim the woody bottoms. Cover spears in the lemon juice, lemon zest (saving a pinch to add at the end) and olive oil.
  • If using an oven: place asparagus on a baking sheet and cook for 12-15 minutes.
    If using an air fryer: set heat to 400 degrees and cook for 6-7 minutes.
  • Place cooked asparagus on a plate and add your ricotta cheese, a pinch of lemon zest and prosciutto. Top with a drizzle of olive oil and enjoy!


Calories: 433kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 21gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 247mgPotassium: 1198mgFiber: 13gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 3672IUVitamin C: 88mgCalcium: 306mgIron: 11mg
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