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
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.