Warm Asparagus Sandwich

Title: Warm Asparagus Sandwich
Categories: Appetizers, Snacks, Vegetables
Yield: 4 Servings

1 lb Fresh asparagus
1/4 ts Salt
2 tb Butter or margarine melted
1 16 oz. French bread loaf,
3 To 4 plum tomatoes, sliced
1/2 ts Salt
1/8 ts Pepper
4 Thin prosciutto slices
1/2 lb Fontina cheese, shredded

Snap off tough ends of asparagus; cut into 4 inch pieces. Cook in boiling
water to cover with 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender;

Brush melted butter on cut sides of bread; place, cut side up, on baking

Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially open) 1
minute. Remove from oven; arrange tomato on bottom half of bread. Sprinkle
with salt and pepper. Top with prosciutto and asparagus. Sprinkle with
cheese. Broil bottom half 2 more minutes or until cheese melts. Replace
top half, and cut into 4 sections. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook: 9 minutes. Typed in MMFormat by
cjhartlin.msn@attcanada.net Source: Southern Living Magazine May 1999

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #13 by cjhartlin@email.msn.com on May 2,