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Asparagus Turkey Roll-Ups

asparagus roll ups appetizer recipe


This healthy appetizer recipe is a great way to get in your veggies for the day. Made with just 3 simple ingredients, it's packed with nutrition and flavor.

Use them as an appetizer for your next cookout or as a side dish for your dinner meal.

With just a few Weight Watchers points you can add these to any meal and stay within your daily allowance.

Below you will see the ingredients required, step by step directions and nutrition and points for this appetizer recipe.



Asparagus Turkey Roll-Ups

These tasty appetizers will get your mouth watering for more healthy snacks. They are quick and easy to make and only needs 3 ingredients.

Recipe Type:

Appetizer

Degree of Difficulty:

Easy

Ingredients

  • 16 each Asparagus spears, drained
  • 32 slices Turkey Breast Deli Meat
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (light or fat-free)


Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lay turkey slices flat in stacks of 2 each.
  3. Spread each stack with cream cheese.
  4. Place asparagus spear at one end (lengthwise) of the turkey stack.
  5. Roll-up tightly and place on baking sheet seam side down.
  6. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through.

Cooking Time

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 16
Serving Size 2.8 oz
Calories 68
Total Fat 0.6g
      Sat Fat 0.3g
Cholesterol 13.2mg
Sodium 583.5mg
Total Carbohydrates 4.7g
      Fiber 0.25g
      Sugar 2.9g
Protein 10.8g

Weight Watchers Points

Smart Points: 1pt
Points Plus: 2pts
Original Points: 1pt

The Points Plus and Smart Points values do not include the asparagus for this recipe. Veggies on these plans are zero points and the recipe has been adjusted accordingly.


Tips

You can use ham slices instead of turkey or use both to mix it up for your appetizers. To reduce the fat and calorie count even more (making it even healthier) try using non-fat cream cheese instead.

If you liked this healthy appetizer recipe then try these mini chicken spread sammies for more appetizer ideas.

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