194.Ham and asparagus gratin Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar


per person

2 slices lean ham

2 thick stems of asparagus

2 tablespoons light olive oil

1 clove garlic

1 small onion, chopped

2 oz / 50 g low-fat yogurt

1 tablespoon fresh low-fat mayonnaise

Pinch of curry powder

2 fl oz / 60 ml chicken stock

1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped

1 teaspoon fresh chives, chopped

Parmesan cheese

  • Roll the ham around the asparagus and lay in a shallow dish.
  • Heat the oil, add the onion and garlic and cook gently for 3 minutes until soft.
  • Blend the yogurt, mayonnaise and curry powder and add to the oil, simmering gently.
  • Add the chicken stock and mix thoroughly.
  • Simmer for 1 minute.
  • Add most of the herbs and pour the sauce over the ham and asparagus.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining herbs and a little Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake at Gas Mark 4, 350 F, 180 C for 20-30 minutes.