Asparagus Al Prosciutto
Cookbook Author Minnie Giraldi
Adapted by StarChefs


  • 2 lbs. Asparagus
  • 11/2 teaspoon salt for the water
  • 1/4 lb. prosciutto - thin slices
  • 4 tablespoons grated parmesan
  • 8 tablespoons butter

Method:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Clean asparagus - cut off 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. Serve.


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