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Florence Mim’s Asparagus Rolls

Florence Mims’ Asparagus Rolls


  • 2 1/4 lb. Asparagus, spears trimmed
  • 1/4 cup Butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 3 1/2 oz. prosciutto, sliced
  • 1 cup 1 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cook the asparagus in salted, boiling water for fifteen minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease ovenproof dish with butter.
  4. Grease ovenproof dish with butter.
  5. Drain the asparagus and pat dry.
  6. Spread out the prosciutto on the counter, lay two large or three small asparagus on each slice, roll up and fasten each roll with a toothpick.
  7. Place the rolls in the prepared dish, sprinkle with the parmesan, dot with butter and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes

Yield: 12-14 servings

Categories: Heirloom Recipes

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