Baked Asparagus Tips Wrapped In Parma Ham

A well seasoned and oven baked accompaniment to a range of dishes that will ensure your food is the talking point.

Meat

Ingredients

  • 18 asparagus tips
  • 6 slices Parma ham
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C
  2. Rinse the asparagus and trim the bottom ends. Boil the asparagus for 3 minutes in salted water, drain and put straight into iced water until completely cool. Remove from water and dry
  3. Take 3 asparagus spears and wrap with a slice of Parma ham. Repeat this with all asparagus and Parma ham
  4. Brush a baking tray with olive oil and arrange the wrapped asparagus spears
  5. Season and bake for 10 minutes

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  6. Bake for slightly longer if asparagus stalks are thicker
  7. Serve with grated Parmesan and a balsamic vinegar reduction

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