Barbara’s Asparagus & Ham Lasagna

Preparation info
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Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

  • About

My neighbour Barbara makes this whenever asparagus is in season and we always love it when she brings us a piece. Use a dish measuring 22 x 30 cm (8½ x 12 inches) as this will fit everything in. Barbara uses ready-to-bake lasagna sheets that don’t need parboiling first. So easy.


  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) asparagus
  • 2


Snap off the bottom third or so of the asparagus spears. You won’t need these woody parts. Soak the top parts in a bowl of cold water for 10 minutes or so. Drain in a colander, then chop them up roughly. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and sauté the spring onion until golden. Add the asparagus and water and cook until softened, then add the parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Put the lid o