Asparagus with Parma ham and balsamic dressing

Total Time
0:20
Prep
0:10
Cook
0:10
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Asparagus is a seasonal treat, so make the most of it with this elegant dish! It's perfect for as a starter or light meal.
Ingredients
  • Asparagus, raw
    600 g, medium or thick
  • Calorie controlled cooking spray
    5 spray(s)
  • Black pepper
    ⅛ teaspoons
  • Parma Ham
    80 g, thinly sliced
  • Rocket
    1 portion(s), leaves (handful) or watercress
  • Vinegar, All Types
    2 teaspoons, balsamic
  • Dried Basil
    1 teaspoons, level, leaves, to garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat a chargrill pan or grill and spray with low fat cooking spray. Season the asparagus spears with a little black pepper, then chargrill or grill them until they start to soften, turning them from time to time.
  2. Tear the slices of Parma ham in half, then wrap the pieces around the warm asparagus spears. Serve them on top of the rocket or watercress, sprinkle a little balsamic vinegar over them, then garnish with a few basil leaves.
Notes
Trim the woody ends from the asparagus before you start, if necessary.

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