Asparagus Roll Appetizers

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Rose M. Helle

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@recipes4fun

My sister makes these for all of her parties - she is a total 'social butterfly' that loves to give a lot of parties! I was never a lover of asparagus - until I ate these. They are so good. Sis shared this recipe with me and I won a Blue Ribbon for submitting this dish to my first Curious Cuisiners meeting back in May of 2014.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This delightful dish makes a great asparagus appetizer and one that can be prepped ahead of time. You wouldn't know that it's made with white bread and baked! We really liked the creamy mixture of blue cheese and cream cheese. They're surprisingly good and easy to make.

NOTE: The recipe calls for canned asparagus but you can also use fresh - it just has to be cooked before adding to the recipe. Even other vegetables could be substituted. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
amounts vary
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 can(s)
    asparagus spears (15 oz each)
  • 1 1/2
    loaves white bread, crusts trimmed
  • 3 oz
    blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese (8 oz)
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 stick
    melted butter or margarine
  • 1 can(s)
    Parmesan cheese, grated (1 1/2 - 2 cups)

How to Make Asparagus Roll Appetizers

Step-by-Step

  1. Flatten bread slices with a rolling pin.
  2. Mix together blue cheese, cream cheese, and the egg.
  3. Spread bread with cheese mixture.
  4. Roll asparagus spears in bread slices and place on wax paper.
  5. Freeze on wax paper until firm (about 30 minutes).
  6. When firm, cut each roll in half.
  7. Roll in butter.
  8. Then roll in Parmesan cheese.
  9. Place on a foil-lined pan and freeze until firm (about 30 minutes). Store in plastic bags until ready to use.
  10. Bake in 375 degree oven on Pam sprayed cookie sheets for about 15-20 minutes until golden.
  11. Serve warm.

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About Asparagus Roll Appetizers

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #asparagus #roll



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