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       Title: CRAVATTA
  Categories: Vegetables
       Yield: 4 servings
  
      16    Asparagus spears,medium*
     1/2 ts Unsalted butter
       1    Large shallot,minced
       2 tb Whipping cream
     1/2 tb Lemon juice
     1/2 lb Ham,thinly sliced boiled
       3 tb Parmesan cheese,fresh grated
     1/2 lb Fontina cheese,coarse grated
            Black pepper,freshly ground
  
   * - trimmed and peeled
   
   1. Preheat oven to 400'F. Blanch asparagus and drain on paper towels.
   
   2. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Add minced
   shallot and saute until lightly browned. Remove from heat. Stir in
   mustard, cream and lemon juice and blend well.
   
   3. Spread a small amount of shallot-mustard mixture over each slice
   of ham. Sprinkle each piece with Parmesan cheese. Divide the Fontina
   cheese into two portions, and sprinkle one portion evenly over ham
   slices.
   
   4. Place two asparagus spears in the center of each ham slice. Fold
   the ham over the asparagus, and arrange the packages in a lightly
   greased ovenproof serving dish, seam side down. Sprinkle the
   remaining Fontina cheese over the top, and add a grating of pepper.
   Bake until lightly browned and bubbly, 15-20 minutes.
  
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