Ham and Asparagus Rolls

Take 5 ingredients and turn out an eye-catching appetizer featuring ham and tender asparagus.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 12

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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    70
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1g
    1%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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