Asparagus wraps with lemon mayo

Asparagus wraps with lemon mayo

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 2 mins


Serves 5 as a nibble, or 10 with other nibbles
A quick and classic spring canapé of tender green stems wrapped in Parma ham with a light citrus dip

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal165
  • fat13.5g
  • saturates2.4g
  • carbs4.3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre1.1g
  • protein6.4g
  • salt1.7g
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  • 5 slices Parma ham
  • 200ml light mayonnaise
  • zest 1 lemon, juice ½ lemon



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  1. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil, tip in the asparagus and cook for 2 mins until just tender. Drain well. Quarter each slice of ham, into 4 shorter strips, then wrap one around the middle of each asparagus spear. Mix the mayo with the lemon zest and juice and a little pepper and put in a small bowl. Serve with the asparagus, warm or cold, for dipping.

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Comments (5)

Suzy6666's picture

Forgot to rate

Suzy6666's picture

Absolutely fantastic, I served this as pre lunch at a bbq it was a hit, can recommend this dish

hristina2009's picture

This is delicious. Quick, easy and so tasty. Was a bit more generous with the ham because we all love it. Will definitely make this again.

daisyjaneridley's picture

I forgot to rate it and say how quick and simple it is to make

daisyjaneridley's picture

I put 2 pieces of asparagus in the parma ham quarters,it was delicious!!

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