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    Asparagus Cigars

    Asparagus Cigars. Photo by ms_bold

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    45 mins

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    ms_bold's Note:

    From the December 2005 issue of Gourmet magazine. They state that these crisp, crunchy hors d'oeuvres are sure to turn heads at your next party.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Trim asparagus to 6-inch lengths.
    2. 2
      Beat egg with pinch of salt.
    3. 3
      Halve tortillas. Brush 1 half with some of egg mixture and place 1 piece asparagus along cut side. Tightly roll up tortilla. Insert 1 pick crosswise to secure. Brush outside of roll with more of egg mixture and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Roll remainder of asparagus is same manner.
    4. 4
      Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a 10-inch heavy duty skillet to 350°F.
    5. 5
      Fry rolls in batches of 3, turning over once, until golden brown, about 3 minutes per batch, returning oil to 350F between batches. Transfer to paper towels to drain.
    6. 6
      Stir together remaining ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Serve with rolls.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 13, 2007

      45

      I am giving it four stars because this is the first recipe that would make me even go near asparagus! For purists, I am sure this is too much, but for those of us who go a whole lifetime w/o asparagus, this was quite delicious! The sauce is a definite keeper as I liked the lime juice (used bottled not fresh) change of pace. My tortillas were not very forgiven, so mine did not turn out as neat as the picture, but that will change next time once I buy a different brand. And there will be a next time. Thanks, ms bold!

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    • on April 22, 2007

      55

      I love asparagus, and I'm always looking for new ways to make it. I served this at a lunch with the in-laws, and it was a hit. Definitely earned me some brownie points. A nice change from steamed asparagus, steamed asparagus, steamed asparagus. Thanks for posting!

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    • on May 27, 2006

      55

      We thought these were delicious! Definitely a kepper!

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    Nutritional Facts for Asparagus Cigars

    Serving Size: 1 (69 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 250.6
     
    Calories from Fat 186
    74%
    Total Fat 20.6 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 2.9 g
    14%
    Cholesterol 8.8 mg
    2%
    Sodium 251.8 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.9 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    5%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 3.0 g
    6%

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