White Asparagus wrapped in Ham

Asparagus wrapped in ham and served on a layer of béchamel sauce is perfect as a side dish or a starter. It is a classic recipe which can be prepared in advance, and you can place it last minute in the oven to warm.

adding cheese to white asparagus wrapped in ham

Select a decent quality of prosciutto or Parma ham, or as we use in Belgium, Ghanda ham, and add grated Parmesan cheese if you like, but be aware that the saltiness of the ham might be enough without adding extra from the Parmesan.

white asparagus wrapped in ham

White asparagus wrapped in ham

Asparagus wrapped in ham are perfect as a side dish or a starter.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetisers & Starters, Side dishes
Cuisine Belgian
Servings 4 people
Calories 254 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)



  • Peel the asparagus if needed and cut the stalks into even lengths. Boil the asparagus
    boiling white asparagus
  • Wrap with the ham slices.
    wrapping white asparagus in ham
  • Place the asparagus wraps on a layer of bechamel sauce. Add some cheese to your liking.
    adding cheese to white asparagus wrapped in ham
  • Place in the oven for 5-10 minutes to warm the whole and serve
    white asparagus wrapped in ham


  • The total cooking time depends on the thickness of the asparagus spears.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 254kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 19gFat: 19gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 1202mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 157IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Béchamel, white asparagus
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