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Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

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Category: Appetizers, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 20 Stalks of asparagus
  • 4 Thin slices of prosciutto
  • -- fat removed
  • 4 Pats unsalted butter
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 c Grated Reggiano Parmesan
  • --(freshly grated)
  • 1 Lemon; quartered


Cut off tough ends of asparagus; cover asparagus with water in a skillet;
bring to a boil and cook until tender but still firm (3-4 minutes). Drain
well. Divide asparagus into 4 bundles of 3 stalks each; wrap prosciutto
slice around center of bundle. Place the 4 bundles into oven-proof dish;
dot with butter; season with pepper, and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
Place in the oven to brown the cheese (4-5 minutes). Serve with lemon
wedge. Serves 4

Nutritional information per serving: Protein: 8 grams; Carbohydrates: 4
grams; Fat: 8 grams (saturated=5 grams) ; Calories: 113; Sodium: 385 mg;
Cholesterol: 22 mg. Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1 High Fat Meat

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