Friday, September 10, 2010

Ham and Asparagus Rolls

Take 5 ingredients and turn out an eye-catching appetizer featuring ham and tender asparagus.
12 fresh asparagus spears (about 1 lb)
1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
6 slices (1/16 inch thick) cooked ham (from deli; about 10 oz)

- Fill 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish half full with water and ice; set aside.
- In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 inch water to boiling over high heat. Snap or cut off tough ends of asparagus spears.
- Add asparagus to boiling water; cook uncovered 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- Remove asparagus from skillet; place in baking dish with ice water. Let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until chilled. - Drain; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
- Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard and thyme.
- Spread about 1 teaspoon mayonnaise mixture over each ham slice to within 1 inch of edges. Cut each ham slice in half lengthwise.
- Roll 1 ham strip tightly around each asparagus spear. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.





3 diner's comment:

Mama Ko said...

Kita ko ani tsang sa food network channel. maayo ug manglamuy ni ug asparagus akong gingsakupan hehe

kat said...

abi nako napkin nga brown sa glass..nyak..ham man diay...ka nice ba sa presentation oi...lami siguro na pero kung mubuhat ko ana sa plato ibutang oi dili sa baso...galisod-lisod ra man ug ku-ot hahahaha

agi ko kay ga adgi ko diri hehehe daghan ko absent sa adgi waaa

eden said...

kanindot tan awon oi. maayo kaayo pagka arrange. thanks for sharing