Prosciutto-wrapped asparagus

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
20 \N Stalks of asparagus
4 \N Thin slices of prosciutto fat removed
4 \N Pats unsalted butter
\N \N Freshly ground pepper
½ cup Grated Reggiano Parmesan (freshly grated)
1 \N Lemon; quartered

Cut off tough ends of asparagus; cover asparagus with water in a skillet; bring to a boil and cook until tender but still firm (3-4 minutes). Drain well. Divide asparagus into 4 bundles of 3 stalks each; wrap prosciutto slice around center of bundle. Place the 4 bundles into oven-proof dish; dot with butter; season with pepper, and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Place in the oven to brown the cheese (4-5 minutes). Serve with lemon wedge. Serves 4 Nutritional information per serving: Protein: 8 grams; Carbohydrates: 4 grams; Fat: 8 grams (saturated=5 grams) ; Calories: 113; Sodium: 385 mg; Cholesterol: 22 mg. Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1 High Fat Meat Copyright Whole Foods Market, 1995, wfm@...

() Reprinted with permission from Whole Foods Market Meal-Master compatible format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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