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Asparagus Beef Roll-Ups Recipe

Asparagus Beef Roll-Ups Recipe

In Plano, Texas, Kris Krueger creates these easy and elegant appetizers with asparagus spears, roast beef slices and a cream cheese-horseradish spread. "I make them for all of my parties and have received many recipe requests," she says. "They're a snap to assemble."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings


  • 36 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 2 packages (5 ounces each) thinly sliced roast beef


  • 1. In a large skillet, bring 1-1/2 cups water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and horseradish. Pat beef slices dry with paper towels. Spread each slice with a thin layer of cream cheese mixture; top with an asparagus spear. Roll up tightly. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 101 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 269mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein

Reviews for Asparagus Beef Roll-Ups

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Reviewed Sep. 11, 2012

"Took these for appetizer day at work and they were a hit!"

Reviewed Feb. 8, 2012

"Always a hit!! Looks difficult but it is oh so easy! Makes a pretty presentation also."

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"Loved the flavor but had a hard time spreading the cream cheese on the roast beef."

Reviewed Dec. 15, 2011

"I LOVE this recipe. I am ask to bring it to all gatherings. It is beautiful and tastes wonderful. It makes a nice presentation and gets so many praises!"

Reviewed Apr. 10, 2011

"I served these last night @ my dinner party and everyone loved them - Thanks for sharing the recipe.."

Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"Use 1/2 cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice mixed with 8 ounces of plain cream cheese and horseradish as an alternative to chive and onion cream cheese. Yummo ;-)"

Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"I have this made this recipe a number of times and it always seems to be enjoyed by all"

Reviewed Nov. 30, 2010

"Very good and fairly easy to make."

Reviewed Dec. 5, 2008

"These are wonderful and they have been a big hit everytime I'll served them. I have had so many requests for this recipe!"

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