Baked Asparagus and Prosciutto (by Marianne Stanco Leal)

3 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 1 hour

from my dear Sister

"This dish accomplished the impossible- my husband actually complimented an asparagus dish and asked me to make it again-- I just about fell off my chair. Thank you."

Ingredients

16 Asparagus Spears; remove ends
16 slices Prosciutto; thin sliced
3 tablespoons Butter; cubed
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 4

Servings  

Preparation

* Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

* Butter a large baking dish.

* Bring a sauce pan 3/4 cup of water to a boil. Add asparagus and salt and cook until the spears are just beginning to bend when lifted by the stem (5-7 minutes). Drain and rinse under cold water to stop cooking.

* Wrap each asparagus spear in one slice of prosciutto and place in the baking dish.

* Dot with butter and sprinkle with the cheese and pepper.

* Bake until the cheese melts (about 10-15 minutes).

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This dish accomplished the impossible- my husband actually complimented an asparagus dish and asked me to make it again-- I just about fell off my chair. Thank you.
Helbergs 6y ago

This dish made an excellent addition to our families Thanksgiving table. It was easy to make and absolutely delicious!
sgrishka 7y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
mstanco 9y ago

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