Quick and Easy Vegetable Recipes
Asparagus with Prosciutto Recipe


Asparagus with Prosciutto

2 lbs. Asparagus
1-1/2 teaspoon salt for the water
1/4 lb. prosciutto - thin slices
4 tablespoons grated parmesan
8 tablespoons butter

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Clean asparagus - cutoff ends. Put in boiling salted water bring to a boil - cover and cook for 5 minutes. Lift out with tongs and drain on paper towels.

Divide asparagus into bundles, wrap each bundle with 2 strips of prosciutto securing with a toothpick.

Butter a cookie sheet. Line up the bundles - sprinkle with parmesan cheese put in hot oven for 3 minutes.

Melt butter in a saucepan - put bundles on warm platter and pour melted butter over them