Aparagus Beef Bundles
Thinly sliced deli beef, spread with horseradish seasoned cream cheese, wrapped around crisp-tender cooked asparagus spears makes an easy, yet elegant appetizer.
Recipe Ingredients:1 pound medium rare deli roast beef, thinly sliced
25 thin asparagus spears, cut into 3-inch lenths
3/4 cup cream cheese
1 1/2 tablespoons horseradish
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh chives, finely chopped
- Drop asparagus spears into boiling water for 2 minutes. Do not overcook. Cool in ice water bath.
- Combine cream cheese, parsley, chives and horseradish.
- Lay thinly sliced beef on waxed paper. Spread each slice with cream cheese mixture. Place one asparagus spear on each slice so tip is exposed.
- Roll each slice and tie with chive sprig. Cover and chill before serving.
Makes approximately 25 appetizers.
Tip: These appetizers can be prepared the day before and refrigerated until ready to serve.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Texas Beef Council and Beef It's Whats For Dinner.