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Asparagi con Prosciutto (Asparagus with prosciutto)
Recipe from Nancee Vopli of Volpi Family Farms

24 asparagus spears

3 Tbsp. butter

6 thin slices of prosciutto

1 teasp lemon juice

1/2 C. bread crumbs

1/3 C. parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Trim the asparagus spears down to 6-7 inches.

Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add the aspoaragus spears, boil for 2

minutes and drain well.

Butter a baking dish that

is large enough to hold the asparagus. Wrap 1

slice of prosciutto around 4 spears and place them in the dish. Repeat until

all the asparagus have been wrapped with prosciutto. Sprinkle them with

lemon juice and salt. Dust the spears with Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.

Dot with the butter.

Bake in an oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Set the pan under the broiler

for about 3 minutes. Remove and serve immediately.