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Asparagus & Prosciutto Salad

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Ingredients
  Asparagus 8 Ounce, tough ends removed
  Thin prosciutto slices 2 Ounce, slivered (3 Slices)
  Olive oil 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , cut into 4 wedges
Directions

Peel asparagus stalks, if desired.
In a wide frying pan, bring 1 inch of water to a boil over high heat.
Add asparagus and cook just until tender-crisp to bite (about 4 minutes).
Drain, immerse in ice water until cool, and drain again.
Divide asparagus between 2 salad plates.
In a small frying pan, combine prosciutto, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the oil, and garlic.
Cook over medium-high heat, stirring, until prosciutto curls and garlic is golden (about 5 minutes).
Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice, mustard, and remaining 2 tablespoons oil.
Spoon dressing over asparagus; offer lemon wedges to squeeze over asparagus to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 278 Calories from Fat 200

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.3%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10 mg3.3%

Sodium 574.2 mg23.9%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.5%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 12 g24.6%

Vitamin A 17.4% Vitamin C 66.3%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Asparagus & Prosciutto Salad Recipe