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Asparagus Ham Rolls

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 24 fresh or frozen asparagus spears
  • 8 thin slices fully cooked ham (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in the milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Stir in cheese, salt and pepper. Remove from the heat. Place three asparagus spears on each ham slice. Roll up; secure with toothpicks if necessary.
  • 3. Place in 13x9-in. baking dish; top with cheese sauce. Sprinkle with crumbs. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 125 calories, 7g fat (0 saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 492mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 11g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Reviews

Average Rating: 4.75
  • johnson5dad
    Dec 31, 1969

    have made this several times as directed but had 1 daughter request turkey instead for dietary reasons. Used sliced turkey sandwich meat and it turned out great! I now make it alternating turkey and ham wraps to accommodate everyone at the table and very rarely are there leftovers for my meal at work!

  • ROSANNE6356
    Nov 16, 2011

    This will be the second time I have made this wonderful recipe,the only change I made was add a bit more cheese and some garlic. The flavors blend so nicely, and a great meal for company! Yummy!!

  • Judy84
    Apr 7, 2010

    My husband loves this dish and it is so easy to make.

  • mayinkzoo94
    Dec 31, 1969

    I used skim milk and reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese and it tasted great! What wonderful way to use asparagus!

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