It’s asparagus season! Everyone is posting their asparagus recipes so we thought we would share two super quick and easy (but still delicious!) recipes that everyone in the family will enjoy.

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Melinda:  For my recipe I used sliced honey baked ham and sharp cheddar from the deli that I already had in my fridge. You can use just about any deli meat and cheese you have handy. Lay one slice of ham out and top it with a cheese slice (I used two since I love cheese). Place 4-6 asparagus in the center and then wrap it. I laid the rolls on a greased (I used Pam) aluminum foil-lined cookie sheet and baked at 350 for 15 minutes. Don’t forget to preheat the oven 🙂

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins

Baked Ham and Cheese Asparagus

This easy Baked Ham and Cheese Asparagus is low carb and simple to make!
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Ingredients

  • 32 spears Asparagus
  • 8 slices Honey baked ham
  • 8 slices Sharp cheddar, (or any other deli cheese you like)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Lay one slice of ham out and top it with a cheese slice (or two).
  • Place 4 asparagus spears in the center of the ham and cheese and wrap it.
  • Lay the rolls on a greased, aluminum foil-lined, cookie sheet and baked at 350 F for 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1roll, Calories: 281kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 21g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 67mg, Sodium: 505mg, Potassium: 359mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 35%, Vitamin C: 12%, Calcium: 44%, Iron: 20%
Nutrition Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutrition facts are an estimate and are provided as a courtesy. They are generated by an online API which recognizes ingredient names and amounts and makes calculations based on the serving size. Results may vary.
Author: Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American

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Kat: I made a simple wrapped asparagus that doesn’t require any cooking other than steaming the asparagus, and can be served cold or at room temperature. It is a perfect recipe for party buffets, quick lunches or no fuss dinners.

All you need is deli sliced roast beef (I used 1 lb.), 1 bunch of asparagus, cream cheese and mayonnaise. First, you’ll need to steam the asparagus. I take the lazy way and dampen a paper towel and wrap it around my asparagus, then put it in the microwave for 3-5 minutes. The asparagus comes out perfect and I don’t have to wait for water to boil or wash any pots! When it comes out of the microwave I run it under cold water to stop the cooking process.

While the asparagus is steaming mix 2 Tbsp of mayo with 2 oz. of cream cheese in a bowl.

When your asparagus is ready lay slice of roast beef down on your cutting board and put a light coating of the mixture on it, then place 1-3 spears of asparagus on the roast beef and roll it up. It’s that simple but I promise you it is delicious! I make a bunch and put it in the fridge, then I can just grab a few rolls for dinner or to pack in my lunch.

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 15 mins

Asparagus Roast Beef Roll-ups

A simple wrapped asparagus that doesn't require any cooking other than steaming the asparagus, and can be served cold or at room temperature. It is a perfect recipe for party buffets, quick lunches or no fuss dinners.
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb Deli Roast beef
  • 24 spears Asparagus
  • 8 oz Cream cheese
  • 4 Tbsp Mayonnaise

Instructions

  • Steam the asparagus. Dampen a paper towel and wrap it around the asparagus. Put it in the microwave for 3-5 minutes. When it is done run it under cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • While the asparagus is steaming mix mayonnaise with cream cheese in a bowl.
  • When the asparagus is ready lay a slice of roast beef down on your cutting board and spread a light coating of the cream cheese mixture on it.
  • Place 1-2 spears of asparagus on the roast beef and roll it up. Repeat process until you have about 12 rolls.

Nutrition

Serving: 1roll, Calories: 158kcal, Carbohydrates: 3g, Protein: 9g, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 46mg, Sodium: 384mg, Potassium: 151mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 5%, Vitamin C: 8%, Calcium: 4%, Iron: 8%
Nutrition Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutrition facts are an estimate and are provided as a courtesy. They are generated by an online API which recognizes ingredient names and amounts and makes calculations based on the serving size. Results may vary.
Author: Kat Jeter
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American

Enjoy the recipes!

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