Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
“These roll-ups are simply delicious. They make a unique finger food, a side dish at supper or a lovely lunch served with soup.”
16 fresh asparagus spears
16 slices whole wheat sandwich bread, crusts removed
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese,
softened 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
2 tablespoons minced fresh chives or green onion
1/4 cup butter melted
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Place asparagus in a skillet with a small amount of water; cook until crisp and tender, about 6-8 minutes. ddrain and set aside.
Flatten bread with a rolling pin. Combine the cream cheese, bacon and chives; spread 1 tablespoonful on each slice of bread. Top with an asparagus spear. Roll up tightly; place seam side down on a greased baking sheet. Brush with butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cut roll-ups in half. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.