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asparagus-amp-ham-crecircpes

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Recipe

Fresh asparagus heralds springtime and makes a delectable entrée or first course encased in crêpes. Omit the ham for a vegetarian dish or to serve as a vegetable accompaniment to grilled salmon, skewered jumbo shrimp, or baked trout. These crêpes may be assembled in advance and refrigerated for last-minute baking.

Yield : Makes 8 crêpes; serves 4

Ingredients

  • Eight 6- or 7-inch garbanzo flour or savory crêpes
  • 1 large sweet white or red onion, chopped
  • 1½ pounds asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch diagonal lengths
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup (6 ounces) ricotta cheese or natural cream cheese at room temperature
  • ½ cup (2 ounces) shredded Gruyère or Emmenthal cheese
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon or dill, or ½ teaspoon dried tarragon or dill
  • 2 ounces honey-baked ham or Black Forest ham, julienned

Directions

Prepare the crêpes.

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Steam the onion and asparagus in a covered container over boiling water until the asparagus is crisp-tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. In a medium bowl, beat the egg and mix in the cheeses, garlic, parsley, tarragon or dill, ham, and steamed vegetables.

Spoon ½ cup of the filling in a ribbon down the center of each crêpe and roll to enclose. Arrange in a greased 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Bake in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until heated through. Serve at once.


© 1998 Lou Seibert Pappas
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information does not include savory crêpes. For nutritional information on savory crêpes, please follow the link above.

238kcal (12%)
314mg (31%)
15mg (26%)
185mcg RAE (6%)
524mg
44mg
19g
5g
4g
14g
96mg (32%)
275mg (11%)
8g (38%)
13g (20%)
4mg (25%)
 

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