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Recipe Name: Asparagus And Prosciutto Crostini With Fonduta Submitted by: Administrator
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Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
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Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients:
1 Tablespoon(s) Unsalted butter
1/4 Pound(s) Italian Fontina cheese, *
rind discarded
cut into
1/4-inchdice 3/4
cup
1/2 Cup(s) Milk
2 Egg yolks
Four, 1/2-inch-thick
slices from a large
round crusty loaf
of breadabout 8 to
9 inches across
1 Garlic clove, halved
crosswise
2 Tablespoon(s) Extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 Pound(s) Thinly sliced prosciutto
1 Pound(s) Thin asparagus, trimmed and
lower 2
inches of
stalkspeeled
Directions:
Make fonduta: In a double boiler or a metal bowl set over a pan of
simmering water melt butter. Add Fontina and milk and heat, stirring
with a whisk, until cheese begins to melt. Whisk in yolks and cook,
stirring constantly with whisk, until smooth and thickened slightly,
about 7 minutes. Remove pan from heat and remove bowl from pan. Stir
sauce 1 minute while water in pan cools slightly. Return bowl to pan
and keep sauce warm over hot water (off heat), whisking occasionally
to eliminate skin that forms on surface. Preheat broiler. On a
baking sheet toast bread about 3 inches from heat, turning, until
golden, about 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Rub tops of crostini with
cut side of garlic and brush with oil. Season crostini lightly with
salt. Divide crostini among 4 plates and top with prosciutto. In a
deep 10- to 12-inch skillet bring 1 1/4 inches salted water to a boil
and cook asparagus until crisp-tender, about 2 to 4 minutes. Transfer
asparagus with tongs to a colander and drain. Divide asparagus among
crostini. Pour fonduta over them. Serves 4. Gourmet April 1995
Converted by MC_Buster. Per serving: 539 Calories (kcal); 53g Total
Fat; (87% calories from fat); 10g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 473mg
Cholesterol; 76mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean
Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 10 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates Converted
by MM_Buster v2.0n.

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
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Calories: 565
Calories From Fat: 300
Total Fat: 33.2g
Cholesterol: 488.6mg
Sodium: 4423.2mg
Potassium: 1605.7mg
Carbohydrates: 19.2g
Fiber: 4.5g
Sugar: 6.4g
Protein: 49.6g


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