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 roll ups

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.


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


  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.


Asparagus Rolls Recipe Method Help

  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.

Variations for Asparagus Roll Ups Recipe

  • Cream Cheese
    Use cream cheese instead of mayo. Maybe blend a bit of salt and cracked pepper through it.
  • Sliced Cheese
    Add thinly sliced or grated cheese to your asparagus rolls
  • White Bread or Wrap
    Use white bread or a small tortilla wrap as an alternative to wholemeal bread.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 123Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 2mgSodium 183mgCarbohydrates 15gFibre 3gSugar 2gProtein 5g

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