Asparagus Rolls


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For an easy afternoon tea these tasty bread rolls that are quick and easy to make. Very popular in you grandma's day they are still great today.

Serves: 20 

  • 2 bunches fresh asparagus (or 1 tin)
  • 10 slices wholemeal bread
  • 125g butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • pinch of cayenne pepper, optional

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Blanch the asparagus until it starts to soften, then cool.
  2. Remove the crusts from the bread then using a rolling pin lightly roll each slice to make it thinner. Blend the butter, lemon rind and cayenne pepper together then spread the mixture evenly over each slice of bread.
  3. Lay a piece of asparagus on each slice of bread, trimming to fit if necessary. Roll up tightly then wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 3ish hours. Just before serving unwrap and arrange the pieces on a serving dish.

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So simple and easy - 30 Jan 2014

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