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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Bundles

Ingredients:
* 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed (about 20 spears)
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves
* Pinch kosher salt
* Pinch freshly ground black pepper
* 4 to 6 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon (1 slice per asparagus spear)

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Lay the asparagus on a foil-lined baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with rosemary, salt, and pepper. Roast until cooked and starting to brown around the edges, about 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer to another baking sheet to cool.

Once the asparagus have cooled, wrap each spear in a slice of smoked salmon. Arrange on a serving platter and serve at room temperature.

Serves 4 to 6.

~~Giada De Laurentiis, Everyday Italian~~

2 comments:

Marie Arden said...

Yum I love tea and gardening and blogging too. The smoked salmon is always a good tea food. The color fits into my pink world-love eating pink food!
I will be back to visit again soon
Marie Arden Pink Living.blog

Linda J. said...

This recipe is a keeper!