Indulge in the exquisite flavors of our delicious recipe “Asparagus Wraps with Lemon Mayonnaise”, a perfect choice for non-Muslims. These delicious canapés showcase the flavors of spring with delicate green asparagus stalks elegantly coated in savory Parma ham. But there is more! Our dish is finished with a delicious and refreshing citrus dip that enhances the flavor of every bite. The quick preparation makes this recipe the ideal choice for anyone looking for a classic appetizer to surprise and delight their guests. Taste the essence of the season with this irresistible creation.
- 20 asparagus tips
- 5 slices of Parma ham
- 200 ml light mayonnaise
- Zest 1 lemon, squeeze ½ lemon
- Bring a pot of salted water to the boil.
- Add the asparagus and cook until just tender, 2 minutes.
- Drain well.
- Quarter each slice of ham into 4 shorter strips.
- Wrap a strip of prosciutto around the center of each asparagus spear.
- Mix mayonnaise with lemon zest and juice.
- Add some pepper and place the mixture in a small bowl.
- Serve the asparagus wraps with the lemon mayonnaise.
- Enjoy the dish warm or cold.
Equipment and tools
To prepare asparagus wraps with lemon mayonnaise, you will need the following equipment and tools:
- baking tray
- Aluminum foil
- Sharp knife
- cutting board
- measuring cup
- measuring spoon
- mixing bowl
The recipe for asparagus wraps with lemon mayo contains the following allergens:
- Pork (Parma ham)
- Eggs (mayonnaise)
Please note that this recipe may come into contact with other allergens during preparation. Cross-contamination is possible. Therefore, take necessary precautions if you have severe allergies.
Storage and leftovers
If you have leftover lemon mayonnaise asparagus wraps, follow these storage guidelines:
- Allow the wraps to cool completely.
- Place them in an airtight container or wrap tightly with plastic wrap.
- Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
To warm them up, you can either enjoy them cold or heat them briefly in the preheated oven until they are warmed through. When reheated, the wraps may become a little less crispy.
Health Benefits of Asparagus Wraps with Lemon Mayo
Asparagus wraps with lemon mayonnaise are not only a delicious appetizer or snack, but they also offer some impressive health benefits. This delicious dish combines the crisp and earthy flavor of asparagus with the tang of lemon mayonnaise, creating a perfect balance of flavor and nutritional value. Let’s take a closer look at the health benefits that these ingredients bring:
Asparagus is a very nutrient-dense vegetable that is low in calories and rich in important vitamins and minerals. Here are some health benefits of asparagus:
- Promotes digestion: Asparagus is an excellent source of fiber, which promotes healthy digestion and prevents constipation.
- Rich in antioxidants: This vegetable contains various antioxidants such as vitamins C, E and A, which help protect the body from harmful free radicals and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
- Supports a Healthy Pregnancy: Asparagus is a good source of folic acid, an important nutrient for pregnant women as it prevents neural tube defects in babies.
- Can prevent bloating: Because of its diuretic properties, asparagus can help reduce bloating and flush excess water from the body.
2. Parma ham
The slices of Parma ham used in this recipe not only add a savory touch but also contribute to the overall nutritional value of the dish. Here are some health benefits of Parma ham:
- Good source of protein: Parma ham is a lean and protein-rich food that helps build and repair tissue, promote muscle growth and provide a feeling of satiety.
- Rich in vitamins and minerals: It contains vital vitamins such as B6, B12 and niacin, which support metabolism and support the nervous system.
- Iron Rich: Parma ham provides iron, an important mineral that helps transport oxygen throughout the body and prevents the onset of anemia.
- Healthy fat content: Although Parma ham contains fats, they are predominantly unsaturated fats, which, when consumed in moderation, have a positive effect on heart health.
3. Lemon mayo
The lemon mayonnaise used as a dipping sauce gives the asparagus wraps a zesty flavor and offers some notable health benefits:
- Vitamin C boost: Lemons are an excellent source of vitamin C, which boosts the immune system, supports collagen production and aids wound healing.
- Can help you lose weight: Light mayonnaise, used in moderation, can be a healthier alternative to traditional mayonnaise because it reduces calorie and fat intake while still providing flavor.
- Improved Taste: Adding lemon zest and juice to mayonnaise not only provides a refreshing taste but also contributes to the overall nutritional content of the dish.
Asparagus wraps with lemon mayonnaise offer a delicious combination of flavor and health benefits. While enjoying this appetizing dish, you can enjoy the natural fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidant properties of asparagus, the proteins and minerals of Parma ham and the vitamin C boost from lemon mayonnaise. Try this recipe for a nutritious and flavorful treat!