Asparagus Turkey Roll-Ups

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Appetizer 24 (3 Roll-Ups per Guest) Cook  Time 5 Minutes

24 Lean medium thick slices of deli turkey (Boar’s Head)
24 Blanched* asparagus spears
24 red bell pepper spears
24 strips of fresh chives for a tie (optional)


Line up several slices of deli turkey on a work surface. Place 1 blanched asparagus spear, 1 red bell pepper spears and roll it into a bundle.

Secure with a chive tie or toothpicks.

*To blanch asparagus spears:
Have a large bowl of ice water ready to go.

Boil a large pot of water. Place your asparagus into the boiling water. Cook until they turn bright green. The time this will take will depend on how thick your stalks are.  Count on between 2-5 minutes.

Remove asparagus from the pot with a slotted spoon or tongs and place into
ice-water bath to stop the cooking process.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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