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Asparagus Puff Pastry Cigars

Asparagus Puff Pastry Cigars make a cute and delicious finger food appetizer for your next party or game night!

Asparagus Puff Pastry Cigars make a cute and delicious finger-food appetizer for your next party or game night! 

This is the second recipe from the chef of my Carolina Bed & Breakfast stay!

(See also: Blueberry Cheesecake French Toast!)

These would be a great vegetarian appetizer for any party that requires finger foods. You can use frozen puff pastry or even a homemade version if you're feeling fancy!

Asparagus Puff Pastry Cigars make a cute and delicious finger-food appetizer for your next party or game night! 

Yield: 10

Asparagus Puff Pastry Cigars

Asparagus Puff Pastry Cigars make a cute and delicious finger-food appetizer for your next party or game night! 

Asparagus Puff Pastry Cigars make a cute and delicious finger-food appetizer for your next party or game night! 

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces puff pastry
  • 1 ounce cream cheese
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • flour, for dusting
  • salt and pepper
  • 10 asparagus spears
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Blend cream cheese with lemon zest. Roll the puff pastry out on a floured surface into a 6in x 10in rectangle and spread the cream cheese over. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Using a sharp knife, cut the pastry into 10 long, thin strips.
  4. Wrap one pastry strip in a spiral around each asparagus spear and place onto a baking tray. Lightly brush each with beaten egg and sprinkle the cheese on top.
  5. Bake the cigars in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the pastry has risen and is golden-brown.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 152Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 104mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 4g

Nutrition information is calculated automatically by an online tool at Nutritionix. It is not always accurate. Please use your own tools to check if you rely on this information.

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Asparagus Puff Pastry Cigars make a cute and delicious finger-food appetizer for your next party or game night! 

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