Lemon Pepper Asparagus Wrapped in Mahón and Serrano


4 oz Mahón cheese, shredded

2 pkg (3 oz each) Campofrio Jamón Serrano

12 asparagus spears, trimmed and blanched

1 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp butter

1 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp cracked pepper


Be sure to pick up the thicker asparagus, which works nicely in this recipe.


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 12


Sprinkle cheese evenly over center of 12 slices of ham. Place asparagus spear over top; wrap tightly to enclose cheese. Repeat with remaining asparagus and ham.


Heat oil in large nonstick skillet set over medium heat; cook asparagus rolls, in two batches, for about 5 minutes or until ham is golden and cheese is melted. Transfer to serving dish.


Remove skillet from heat; add butter, swirling until butter melts. Stir in lemon juice and pepper; drizzle over asparagus.


Tip: Add 1/4 tsp hot chili flakes to pan sauce for an extra kick.