Asparagus Wrap Recipe
10 asparagus spears
2 tbsp dijon mustard
1 tbsp reduced-calorie mayonnaise
10 slice bologna (large)
Trim the bottom end of the asparagus and blanch with boiling water.
Blend the mustard and mayonnaise in a small bowl. Divide and spread
the mustard mixture evenly on the large bologna slices. Wrap one
asparagus spear in each bologna slice. Place the slices in a single
layer on a round microwave platter or plate. Cover lightly with
With the microwave on MEDIUM, cook for 1 minute or until hot; rotate
the plate one-half turn after 30 seconds.
One Serving: Calories: 86 Carbohydrates: 2
Exchange: 1 high-fat meat
Source: Diabetic Microwave Cookbook, by Mary Jane Finsand
Sterling Publishing (1989), ISBN 0-8069-6957-1,
ISBN 0-8069-6960-1 (pbk.)
Shared by: Norman R. Brown
to Diabetic Recipes
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