Asparagus Rolls Recipe

Asparagus Rolls Recipe | How to make asparagus roll ups

Try our original Asparagus Rolls as an appetiser next time you entertain.
Learn how to prepare these guilt-free asparagus roll appetisers right from the 1960’s or bring them into the 21st century using the variations.

Our Asparagus Rolls are delicious, easy to make and will please a crowd.

Asparagus Rolls Recipe | How to make asparagus roll ups
Yield: 10

How to make asparagus rolls

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

These asparagus roll ups are great for morning and afternoon teas, a snack, as an appetiser or a light lunch.
This asparagus rolls recipe has only 3 simple ingredients and adds a bit of vibrant green to the platter.

They are a favourite on our finger food catering menu.

Ingredients

  • 370 grams fresh Asparagus Spears
  • 10 slices wholemeal sandwich bread
  • 50 grams mayonnaise

Instructions

  1. If using fresh asparagus - Blanch the asparagus until it starts to soften, then cool.
    If using tinned asparagus - Drain extremely well, do not blanch.
  2. Remove the crusts from the bread then using a rolling pin lightly roll each slice to make it thinner.
  3. Spread a thin amount of mayonnaise evenly over each slice of bread.
  4. Lay an asparagus spear across each slice diagonally and roll bread from corner to corner.
  5. Place on a plate and seal with plastic wrap then chill in the fridge for 2-3 hours.

Notes

  1. The more fresh the bread is the better.
    Same goes for the asparagus.
  2. Before serving unwrap and arrange the pieces on a serving dish.

Asparagus Rolls Serving Suggestions

  1. They make a unique finger food.
  2. These make a fantastic side dish at your next Barbecue.
  3. You can make a lovely lunch served with soup.

Asparagus Roll Ups Recipe Variations

  • Toasted Asparagus Rolls
    Cut roll-ups in half and place seam side down on a greased baking sheet.
    Spray with olive oil and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
    Bake at 200℃/400°F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Asparagus Rolls with Cream-Cheese
    Use cream-cheese instead of mayo.
    Maybe blend a bit of salt and cracked pepper through it.
  • Asparagus Roll Ups with Blue Cheese
    Mix 2 Tbsp crumbled blue cheese through the mayo.
    Maybe add 2 tsp chopped fresh chives through it as well.
  • Asparagus Roll Ups with Prosciutto
    Wrap a slice of prosciutto around each asparagus spear.
    Cut roll-ups in half and place seam side down on a greased baking sheet.
    Spray with olive oil and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
    Bake at 200℃/400°F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Asparagus Roll Ups with White Bread
    Use white bread or a small tortilla wrap as an alternative to wholemeal bread.

Nutrition Information

Yield

10

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 125Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 2mgSodium 189mgCarbohydrates 17gFibre 2gSugar 2gProtein 4g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

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