You are here: Home » Recipes » Asparagus Roll-Ups Asparagus Roll-Ups Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 28 pieces Prepare these simple to make appetizers for your next dinner party. PrintEmail Ingredients 14 -- thin slices white bread, crusts trimmed8 slices bacon, cooked crisp, drained and crumbled8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature -- Finely grated zest of 1 lemon28 -- asparagus spears, cooked tender-crisp -- Melted unsalted butter Instructions Flatten the bread slices with a rolling pin. Combine the bacon, cream cheese, and lemon zest. Spread an even layer of the cream cheese mixture on each flattened bread slice. Place 2 asparagus spears, with the tips facing in opposite directions, on one edge of each bread slice. Roll up each slice like a jellyroll. Cut each roll in half and place seam side down on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Preheat broiler. Brush the tops and sides of the roll-ups with melted butter. Broil 6 inches from the heat until lightly browned and tosted. Serve immediately. Recipe reprinted with permission from Fabulous Five Inc.’s Always Enough Thyme (Fabulous Five, Inc., 2001).