We are having friends over for dinner this week and I want something special to serve to kick off the meal. One of my favorite restaurant starters is simple bacon wrapped asparagus and I love when they add a poached or fried egg on top. To recreate it at home, I decided to add proscuitto instead of bacon since it is lower in fat (ham or bacon would work as well) and top it with a nicely fried over easy egg. Makes a perfect starter or meal.
Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus with Egg
Dukan Phases: Cruise Phase, Consolidation Phase, Stabilization Phase
Serving Size: 1 bundle with 1 egg
Nutritional Info: 93 calories, 5g of fat, 4.8g of carbohydrates, 2.4g of fiber, 8.9g of protein
1 pound fresh asparagus
4 pieces proscuitto, ham, or bacon
Salt and pepper
1. Heat oven to 400 F. Trim the asparagus and season with salt and pepper.
2. Divide the asparagus into four servings. Wrap each with a piece of proscuitto (ham or bacon).
3. Place the wrapped bundles onto baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
4. During the last 5 minutes of cooking, cook 4 eggs over easy in a skillet to serve on top.