Asparagus-Cheese Melt

Asparagus-Cheese Melt


for 1, easily doubled and tripled and quadrupled..

  • 1 slice favorite bread

  • 2 asparagus spears

  • 1 slice favorite prosciutto

  • Fontina cheese

  • Optional to finish: freshly-ground pepper, fresh Parmesan, arugula


  1. Lightly toast your bread.

  2. Simmer the asparagus in salted water for 3-4 minutes.

  3. Cut into 2 inch slices.

  4. Place prosciutto slice on bread.

  5. Lay asparagus stalks on top of the prosciutto.

  6.  With a vegetable peeler, peel of thin slices of fontina cheese.

  7.  Put on baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F until cheese is melted – about 5 minutes.

  8. Sprinkle pepper and Parmesan over if you wish.

  9. Serve.

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