Delicious recipe for a fancy summer snack. Enjoy it outdoors!!!!
1 1/2 lb. fresh asparagus
½ cup fresh parmesan shave
200 g Mascarpone Cheese
6 slice ciabatta bread
4 garlic cloves, minced
2-3 T extra virgin olive oil plus extra to drizzle
Sea salt to taste
Fresh black pepper to taste
Arugula for garnish
Preheat oven to 400F
Heat oil and garlic in a small saucepan over medium-low heat for several minutes. Set aside.
Wash and discard asparagus end pieces. Then, lay asparagus over a line parchment paper line sheet tray. Drizzle asparagus with extra olive oil, sea salt and fresh black pepper and bake for about 8 to 10 minutes.
Brush both sides of the bread slices with the garlic olive oil. Grill the bread for both sides. Spread one side with mascarpone cheese and place some roosted asparagus, sprinkle with parmesan cheese and garnish with arugula.