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1 point Cheesy Asparagus Spears

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Found these on the clean home journal recipe site

 

 

51_img_recipe_det1.jpgCheesy Asparagus Spears

These blanched asparagus spears wrapped in goat cheese and prosciutto are perfect for a spring party. Plus, they can double as a mini centerpiece!*

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Makes 16 hors d’oeuvres

 

16 asparagus spears, cut 4 to 6 inches long

3 cups ice cubes

8 thin slices prosciutto or thinly sliced ham (if prosciutto isn’t available in your area), cut in half horizontally

16 teaspoons soft goat cheese (or 3 1/4 ounces)

 

Tools

Sharp knife

3-quart pot

Tongs

Large bowl

Paper towels

Cutting board

Measuring spoons

 

Optional Heavy-bottomed cup or short vase (instead of serving platter)

 

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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

 

 

  1. Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in a pot over high heat. Add asparagus spears and cook for no more than 30 seconds. Using tongs, remove the asparagus from the pot and place into a large bowl filled with ice and water until completely cooled. Once cooled, remove asparagus spears and place on paper towels to drain.
  2. Lay one piece of prosciutto flat on the cutting board with the cut edge at the bottom. Place one teaspoon of goat cheese in the center of the top third of the prosciutto. Gently press one asparagus spear into the goat cheese lengthwise with the prosciutto, with the tip of the spear hanging over the cheese by about half an inch.
  3. Bring the sides of the prosciutto in toward the center and press into the goat cheese. Then secure both ends of the prosciutto by wrapping them in the same direction around the asparagus stem. Repeat for all asparagus spears.
  4. Arrange the spears flat on a platter. You can also stand the spears upright in a heavy-bottomed cup or vase with crushed ice at the bottom to resemble a mini centerpiece!*

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Serving Size: 1 spear

Calories 35

Calories from Fat 20

%Daily Value*

Total Fat 2g3%Saturated Fat 1g5%Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 10mg 3%Sodium 210mg9%Total Carbohydrate 1g0%Dietary Fiber 0g0%Sugars 0g Protein 3g Vitamin A 4%Vitamin C 4%Calcium 2%Iron 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

 

 


Last weigh in 1/6/10

HW/ SW/ CW

468/415/408

My first goal

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