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Ham and Asparagus Rolls

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Take 5 ingredients and turn out an eye-catching appetizer featuring ham and tender asparagus.

Ingredients

12
fresh asparagus spears (about 1 lb)
1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
6
slices (1/16 inch thick) cooked ham (from deli; about 10 oz)

Steps

  • 1 Fill 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish half full with water and ice; set aside.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 inch water to boiling over high heat. Snap or cut off tough ends of asparagus spears. Add asparagus to boiling water; cook uncovered 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove asparagus from skillet; place in baking dish with ice water. Let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until chilled. Drain; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard and thyme.
  • 4 Spread about 1 teaspoon mayonnaise mixture over each ham slice to within 1 inch of edges. Cut each ham slice in half lengthwise. Roll 1 ham strip tightly around each asparagus spear. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 Fill 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish half full with water and ice; set aside.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 inch water to boiling over high heat. Snap or cut off tough ends of asparagus spears. Add asparagus to boiling water; cook uncovered 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove asparagus from skillet; place in baking dish with ice water. Let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until chilled. Drain; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard and thyme.
  • 4 Spread about 1 teaspoon mayonnaise mixture over each ham slice to within 1 inch of edges. Cut each ham slice in half lengthwise. Roll 1 ham strip tightly around each asparagus spear. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

These appetizers can be prepared a day ahead. Refrigerate them tightly covered.

Prosciutto can be substituted for the ham.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
5g
5%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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