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White asparagus with Serrano ham & chive dressing

White asparagus with Serrano ham & chive dressing

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

White asparagus has an earthier, nuttier
flavour than the more usual green

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal139
fat10g
saturates1g
carbs4g
sugars4g
fibre2g
protein7g
low insalt0.88g
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Ingredients

  • 16 fat white asparagus spears
  • 4slices serrano ham

For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • 3 tbsp walnut or hazelnut oil
  • 1 tbsp snipped chives

Method

  • STEP 1

    Trim the asparagus, then peel the stems with a potato peeler. Boil in salted water for 12-15 mins until the spears are tender. Drain well.

  • STEP 2

    Whisk together the lemon juice, mustard and honey with some salt and pepper. Whisk in the oil, then stir in the chives just before serving.

  • STEP 3

    Divide the warm or cold asparagus between 4 plates. Lay the ham on top and drizzle over the dressing.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2009

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