Asparagus Roll-Ups ala Pat McGinnis

Recipe By : Deep in the Heart (Dallas Junior Forum) p. 24
Serving Size : 12 Preparation Time :1:00
Categories : Appetizers Vegetables Favorites

Amount Measure - Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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12 slices bread -- crust removed
8 ounces cream cheese
2 tablespoons chives -- chopped
8 slices bacon -- cooked and crumbled
24 each asparagus spears
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup parmesan cheese -- grated

Use rolling pin to flatten each slice of bread. Combine cream cheese, 1/4 cup of the parmesan cheese, chives, and bacon; stirring well. Spread mixture over bread covering to the edges. Break off the tough end of each of the asparagus spears. Place 2 (1 if large or 3 if small) asparagus spears on each slice; roll and place seam side down on greased cookie sheet. Brush bread with melted butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 400F for 12 minutes.

4 July 2000

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