Baked asparagus with ham and Parmesan

    25 min

    This simple dish of asparagus with ham and cheese makes a light main. Serve with rice, chips, garlic bread or a green salad.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed
    • drizzle of olive oil
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 4 thin slices ham
    • 1 large handful grated Parmesan cheese

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4 and lightly grease a baking tray.
    2. Blanch asparagus quickly in salted water. Drain and divide into 4 equal bundles.
    3. Place asparagus bundles on a greased baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. Place a slice of ham on each bundle, then sprinkle with Parmesan.
    4. Cover with aluminium foil and bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove foil and let brown another 5 minutes; serve hot.

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    I made it with German shinken ham and it was fantastic!  -  22 Jun 2015