Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Category Appetizers 
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Ingredients And Procedures

20 Stalks of asparagus

4 Thin slices of prosciutto

-- fat removed 4 Pats unsalted butter

Freshly ground pepper 1/2 c Grated Reggiano Parmesan

--(freshly grated) 1 Lemon; quartered

Cut off tough ends of asparagus; cover asparagus with water in a skillet; bring to a boil and cook until tender but still firm (3-4 minutes). Drain well. Divide asparagus into 4 bundles of 3 stalks each; wrap prosciutto slice around center of bundle. Place the 4 bundles into oven-proof dish; dot with butter; season with pepper, and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Place in the oven to brown the cheese (4-5 minutes). Serve with lemon wedge. Serves 4 Nutritional information per serving: Protein: 8 grams; Carbohydrates: 4 grams; Fat: 8 grams (saturated=5 grams) ; Calories: 113; Sodium: 385 mg; Cholesterol: 22 mg. Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1 High Fat Meat Copyright Whole Foods Market, 1995, ( Reprinted with permission from Whole Foods Market Meal-Master compatible format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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