Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Recipe

Step 1

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

Things You'll Need

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

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