Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 36 asparagus spears, trimmed, blanched
  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
  • 6 oz. parmesan cheese
  • egg wash (see below)
  • 1 recipe hollandaise sauce (see below)
  • 12 slices prosciutto (6x1/2-inch ribbons)

Egg Wash

  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp water

Whisk together.

Hollandaise Sauce

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 6 oz. clarified butter
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch salt

Heat yolks over double boiler. Slowly whisk in butter. Finish with spices and lemon juice.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Stretch puff pastry by 50 percent with rolling pin dusted with flour. Cut into 6x1/2-inch strips and brush with egg wash.

Sprinkle 4 ounces parmesan cheese onto pastry. Lay prosciutto on puff pastry (one piece per pastry). Lay 3 pieces of asparagus at a 45-degree angle on pastry with prosciutto. Roll pastry around asparagus, top to bottom.

Sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese and bake 15-20 minutes.

Top with hollandaise and enjoy!

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