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Roasted Asparagus with Serrano Ham and Red Pepper

This recipe for Roasted Asparagus with Serrano Ham and Red Pepper has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Ingredients for Roasted Asparagus

1 bunch of fresh asparagus
Half a large red pepper
5 thin strips of Serrano ham
5 sprigs of rosemary
Olive oil

How to make Roasted Asparagus

  • Trim the ends off the asparagus and blanch in boiling water for 2 minutes then drain and set aside.
  • Cut the red pepper in to about 10 thin strips.
  • Gather the asparagus together into bunches of about 4 or 5, add 2 strips of red pepper and a sprig of rosemary to each bunch.
  • Then wrap the bunch together with the strip of Serrano ham and tie together with cotton string.
  • Place onto a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and roast in a preheated oven for about 10 minutes until the pepper is soft.

Roasted Asparagus with Serrano Ham and Red Pepper

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams