Asparagus spears baked in Parma ham

    20 min

    Quick and easy Spanish tapas recipe for asparagus spears, wrapped in Parma ham slices, seasoned and oven baked.

    West Midlands, England, UK
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    Serves: 2 

    • 12 asparagus spears
    • 6 slices Parma ham
    • olive oil
    • salt and pepper

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Wash and trim the bottom ends from the asparagus.
    2. Cut each slice of Parma ham in half.
    3. Wrap each asparagus spear with a half slice of ham.
    4. Brush a baking tray with olive oil and arrange the wrapped spears in a single layer. Season with salt and pepper.
    5. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes for thin asparagus, or slightly longer for thick stalks.


    Serve with garlic mayonnaise.

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