Asparagus Ham Birds Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Asparagus spears12 , cooked, drained (Fresh / Frozen)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dry mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg yolks2 , slightly beaten
 Boiled ham slice/Leftover4
 Grated sharp cheddar cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 157 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16.2%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g27.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 86.2 mg

Sodium 334.2 mg13.9%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 8 g16.2%

Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 13.3% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place butter in 1-quart measure.
MICROWAVE on HIGH until butter melts.
Stir in flour, salt and mustard to make a smooth paste.
Gradually stir in milk.
MICROWAVE 2 1/2 MINUTES to 3 MINUTES on HIGH, or until thickened, stirring once with a wire whip.
Stir a little of the hot mixture into egg yolks.
Blend warmed yolks into hot sauce.
Wrap each slice of ham around three asparagus spears, secure with wooden pick.
Arrange roll-ups in shallow dish.
Pour white sauce over them.
MICROWAVE 4 to 5 MINUTES on '5', or until heated through.
Sprinkle with cheese.
MICROWAVE 20 SECONDS on '5', or until cheese melts.
Serve on buttered toast triangle, if desired.