TRoasted asparagus wrapped in Parma hamSimply amazing, check the…



TRoasted asparagus wrapped in Parma ham

Simply amazing, check the recipe below

  • Serves 4
  • Takes 10 minutes to make, 12 minutes to cook
  • Easy

Ingredients:

  • 2 bunches of asparagus (about 24 spears), woody ends removed
  • Small handful fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Grated zest of ½ lemon
  • 8 slices Parma ham

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan180°C/gas 6. Cook the asparagus spears in salted boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain, refresh in cold water, then drain again. Set aside.
  2. Using a pestle and mortar, crush the mint with the olive oil and lemon zest. Add to the asparagus and stir gently to coat.
  3. Make bundles of 3 spears and wrap each in a Parma ham slice. Place in a baking tray and bake in the oven for 10 minutes until the ham is crisp.

Tip: If using a barbecue, place the asparagus bundles in a barbecue sandwich rack and cook until tender, turning halfway through.If using a barbecue, place the asparagus bundles in a barbecue sandwich rack and cook until tender, turning halfway through.

Nutritional info per serving

  • Calories  107kcals
  • Fat  7.7g (1.6g saturated)
  • Protein  8g
  • Carbohydrates  1.4g (1.1g sugar)
  • Salt  0.1g



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