Asparagus with Prosciutto

Asparagus with Prosciutto

2 lbs. asparagus

1-1/2 teaspoon salt for the water

1/4 lb. prosciutto – thin slices

4 tablespoons grated parmesan

8 tablespoons butter

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Clean asparagus – cutoff ends. Put in boiling salted water bring to a boil – cover and cook for 5 minutes. Lift out with tongs and drain on paper towels.

Divide asparagus into bundles, wrap each bundle with 2 strips of prosciutto securing with a toothpick.

Butter a cookie sheet. Line up the bundles – sprinkle with parmesan cheese put in hot oven for 3 minutes.

Melt butter in a saucepan – put bundles on warm platter and pour melted butter over them


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