Asparagus Roll-ups

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READY IN: 14mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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