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Asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patrice Dirksen
Added: Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
24 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
4 ounces provolone cheese, cut into 8 equal pieces
4 paper thin slices prosciutto, halved lengthwise

Directions:
Directions:
Blanch asparagus in rapidly boiling salted water until just tender, about 1 minute. Drain, immerse in ice water to stop cooking process, and drain again. Place 1 piece of cheese in middle of 3 asparagus spears. Wrap one slice of the prosciutto around asparagus and cheese bundle. Repeat process with remaining ingredients. Place bundles in microwave-safe dish and cover with plastic wrap. (May be prepared up to 4 hours in advance and chilled)

Immediately before serving, place covered dish in microwave. Cook on high 2-3 minutes, or until cheese is slightly melted.

For added flavor lightly sprinkle with balsamic vinegar right before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If using very thin spears, allow more per bundle.

 

 

 

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