Baked Asparagus With Ham
|Asparagus||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Boiled ham slice||8|
|Freshly grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
Butter an 11" x 7" baking dish.
Cut off tough asparagus ends.
Using a sharp knife or potato peeler, peel outer skin from asparagus.
Tie asparagus together in 1 or 2 bunches with string or rubber bands.
Pour cold salted water 2 to 3 inches deep in an asparagus cooker, tall stockpot or old coffeepot.
Place asparagus upright in water.
Bring water to a boil.
Cover and cook over high heat 6 to 8 minutes, depending on size.
Drain on paper towels; remove string or rubber bands.
Divide asparagus into 4 bundles.
Wrap 2 slices ham around each bundle.
Arrange wrapped asparagus bundles in buttered baking dish in a single layer.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and dot with butter.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 723 Calories from Fat 388
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44 g67.6%
Saturated Fat 21.1 g105.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 92 mg30.7%
Sodium 493.8 mg20.6%
Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.1%
Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.2%
Sugars 13.1 g
Protein 59 g117.6%
Vitamin A 120.6% Vitamin C 63.5%
Calcium 51.6% Iron 82.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet