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Old 01-04-2013, 01:10 PM   #1
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Roast Beef/Turkey & Asparagus Appetizer

This is very simple to put together (especially since I usually have deli thinly-sliced roast beef and/or turkey on hand), & tasty too. No need for exact measurements, as you can make as few, or as many as you like.

Rinse & trim fresh asparagus (snap off the woody ends). Steam the asparagus & plunge into an ice water bath. Pat asparagus dry. Next, spread each roast beef and/or turkey slice w/ a thin layer of a combo of about one part prepared horseradish to two parts sour cream or onion & chive cream cheese. (For the turkey, you can spread a thin layer of Dijon mustard instead.) Place one or two asparagus over the top & roll up. Let the asparagus tip(s) peek out of the top. If you want to get fancy, slice green onions in half lengthwise, & wrap around the bundles. Quick & simple. Enjoy.


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Old 01-04-2013, 05:52 PM   #2
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Try cooking your asparagas in the micro. I rinse mine,take the bands off and put it back in the bag from the produce section. Micro for 2-3 minutes and you will have that snappy consistancy you want without any dirty dishes.

You appy sounds good I just thought I would share my shortcut.

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Old 01-04-2013, 06:05 PM   #3
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Sounds yummy! (you had me at horseradish).

I too nuke asparagus, works every time! Would not have thought of using the produce bag, good idea!
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:38 AM   #4
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Time got away from me. Vegetables do turn out nicely when cooked in the microwave - especially corn. Thanks for the reminder. Hope you give it a try. Very simple & tasty.
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Is that produce bag microwave safe? It could be giving off toxins if it isn't.
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