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Asparagus Sesame Rolls

 Asparagus Sesame Rolls
These attractive appetizers from Donna Folk of Berwick, Pennsylvania are easy to prepare but look like you fussed. A creamy filling and crunchy sesame seeds complement the fresh flavor of the asparagus.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 fresh asparagus spears
  • 6 bread slices, crusts removed
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  • Trim asparagus spears to 6 in. Flatten bread with a rolling pin. In a
  • small bowl, beat cream cheese and blue cheese until combined. Spread
  • over bread; top with an asparagus spear and roll up tightly.
  • Roll in butter; place seam side down on a baking sheet coated with
  • cooking spray. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake at 375° for
  • 14-16 minutes or until bottom is lightly browned. Yield: 1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 roll (prepared with reduced-fat cream cheese and reduced-fat butter) equals 154 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 362 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.