Asparagus wraps with lemon mayo

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
A quick and classic spring canapé of tender green stems wrapped in Parma ham with a light citrus dip

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:2 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 165
  • fat 13.5g
  • saturates 2.4g
  • carbs 4.3g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 1.1g
  • protein 6.4g
  • salt 1.7g


  • 20 asparagus tips
  • 5 slices Parma ham
  • 200ml light mayonnaise
  • zest 1 lemon, juice ½ lemon


  1. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil, tip in the asparagus and cook for 2 mins until just tender. Drain well. Quarter each slice of ham, into 4 shorter strips, then wrap one around the middle of each asparagus spear. Mix the mayo with the lemon zest and juice and a little pepper and put in a small bowl. Serve with the asparagus, warm or cold, for dipping.

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