Asparagus spears baked in Parma ham
- Preparation and cooking time
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- Makes 24
- 24 asparagus spears
- 12 slices Parma ham
- olive oil
- salt and pepper
- STEP 1Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Wash and trim the bottom ends from the asparagus. Boil the Asparagus for 3-4 minutes then drain them and let them cool down.
- STEP 2Cut each slice of Parma ham in half.
- STEP 3Wrap each asparagus spear with a half slice of ham.
- STEP 4Brush a baking tray with olive oil and arrange the wrapped spears in a single layer. Season with salt and pepper.
- STEP 5Bake in the oven for 10 minutes for thin asparagus, or slightly longer for thick stalks