Asparagus with Pine Nuts and Prosciutto

    Asparagus with Pine Nuts and Prosciutto

    6saves
    25min


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    Warm asparagus in a brightly flavoured sauce with prosciutto and pine nuts. Quick, easy and flavourful!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 65g butter
    • 90g thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/2 cup pine nuts
    • 1/3 cup (85ml) fresh lemon juice
    • 900g fresh asparagus, trimmed
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper to taste

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Melt butter in a frypan over medium heat; cook and stir the prosciutto, garlic and pine nuts in the melted butter until the garlic is fragrant and the nuts begin to turn brown, about 2 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice.
    2. Bring a pot filled with lightly salted water to boil. Gently boil the asparagus until bright green and barely tender, about 3 minutes; drain. Add the asparagus to the prosciutto mixture and toss to mix evenly. Season with salt and pepper; serve hot.

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