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Asparagus Prosciutto Bundles

 
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Quick and easy yet dressy and good for company. The prosciutto wrapped around the asparagus gets crispy under the broiler and the tomato garlic dressing adds even more flavor.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

5

min

Ready

15

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

1 pound asparagus
well rinsed and trimmed
2 ounces prosciutto
4 slices
*
¼ cup tomatoes
diced
1 tablespoon olive oil, extra-virgin
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1 clove garlic
optional
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
fresh ground
*
¼ teaspoon thyme
fresh chopped or dried
*

Directions

Boil a large pot of water for blanching. Preheat the broiler.

Prepare the dressing.

In a small bowl, combine the tomato, olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic salt, pepper and thyme. Set aside.

Once the water is boiling blanch the asparagus for 2 minutes then remove.

Arrange ¼ of the asparagus on top of each slice of prosciutto and carefully roll up.

Place seam side down on a baking sheet lightly sprayed with cooking spray.

Broil about 6 inches from the heat. Turning halfway through until the prosciutto is hot and crispy.

Serve the bundles of asparagus with ¼ each of the dressing spooned over the top.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 131g (4.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5849% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 151mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 3% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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