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Asparagus Cheese Bundles Recipe
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Asparagus Cheese Bundles Recipe

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Here's an interesting side dish that'll have folks asking for seconds. It's the perfect vegetable for Easter dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium carrots, julienned
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warrmed
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 288 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 417 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus and carrots. Cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes; drain.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, egg and bail; stir in feta cheese.
  3. Place a mound of vegetables in the center of each tortilla. Top with 2 rounded tablespoonfuls of cheese mixture. Fold ends and sides over filling and roll up.
  4. Place seam side down on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with milk; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake at 425° for 10-14 minutes until heated through and golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus Cheese Bundles in Country April/May 2002, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 288 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 417 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013

"This was good and I like that it was really quick. I had it for a meal. I think the only thing I may do different next time is add a little more basil and perhaps some salt and pepper to the veggies."

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