Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 4 mins

A delicious appetizer that is also excellent at any party. I have been making the asparagus roll-ups for many years and most everyone just loves them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Snap off tough ends of asparagus and discard.
  2. In a micro-wave proof casserole dish, place asparagus in a single layer, with spears facing the centre.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of water and microwave on HIGH (full power) for 4 minutes turning once at half time; DO NOT OVERCOOK.
  4. Remove from microwave, drain and immediately pour cold water over asparagus and place a few ice cubes to cool and stop any further cooking.
  5. Drain well and pat dry with paper towelling before using.
  6. Cut off the crust from the bread slices and discard.
  7. Using a roller, carefully roll each slice to flatten to about 1/4 inch thickness.
  8. Spread butter on one side on each piece of flattened bread.
  9. Then spread some mayonnaise over the butter.
  10. Place 3 asparagus spears to one side of the flattened bread (facing opposite direcions to each other).
  11. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Carefully roll bread/asparagus.
  13. Cut each roll to about 1/2 inch thick slices.
  14. Place on a platter and serve.
  15. Refrigerate any unused portions.
Most Helpful

I don't want to rate this since I haven't followed this exact recipe but I can say this is pretty much how we do our asparagus roll-ups, except we used to buy canned asparagus because the fresh often wasn't available. I bet it's even better with the real thing!