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Cheese Asparagus Roll-Ups

 Cheese Asparagus Roll-Ups
These appetizers are easy to assemble, appealing and colorful, with a touch of paprika on top. They bake up crispy and, served warm, are always a hit at a party.
14 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) process cheese sauce
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) sliced sandwich bread, crusts removed
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • Paprika

Directions

  • Place asparagus in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1
  • in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 3-5 minutes or
  • until crisp-tender. Place asparagus on paper towels; pat dry.
  • In a small bowl, combine cheese sauce and mayonnaise. Flatten bread
  • slices with a rolling pin. Spread cheese mixture over each to within
  • 1/2 in. of edges. Top each with 2 pieces of asparagus; roll up.
  • Brush with butter; sprinkle with paprika.
  • Place in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at
  • 350° for 5-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.
  • Yield: 14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 237 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 528 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.