When fresh asparagus is in season this easy low carbohydrate snack will keep the munchies at bay as well as provide valuable protein. Choose thinly cut lean ham, or buy wafer thin ham and use sparingly. This can be enjoyed on any of our diet solution plans, including the VLCD and LCD diets.
2 stalks of fresh asparagus
1 slice (23g) extra lean ham, or wafer thin ham.
No of servings: 1
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
This recipe is suitable for the following diets: Simple Solution (LCD), Total Solution (VLCD), Working Solution (LCD).
1. Trim the end of the asparagus and stand, base down in a tall mug or jug. Cover with boiling water and leave for 5 minutes.
2. Drain and allow to cool slightly.
3. Cut the piece of ham in half, or if using wafer thin ham, flatten out.
4. Wrap the ham around the asparagus stem and eat straight away.
Serving suggestions: Vegetarians can try with sliced quorn.
Storage: May be kept wrapped in cling film in the fridge for 24 hours.
|Of whichsugars g||0.70|
|Of whichsaturates g||0.10|