Phyllo Wrapped Asparagus

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
3 to 4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 8 or 9 asparagus spears, depending on size
  • 1/2 (16-ounce) package frozen phyllo dough sheets, thawed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan
Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Snap off the tough ends of the asparagus. Unwrap the phyllo and cut the stack in half lengthwise. Reserve 1 stack for later use. Cover the phyllo with a damp towel to keep it from drying out. Take 1 sheet of phyllo and brush lightly with some melted butter. Sprinkle with some Parmesan. Place 2 to 3 asparagus spears on the short end of the sheet. Roll up, jelly-roll style. Place each piece, seam side down, on a baking sheet. Brush with more melted butter and sprinkle with more Parmesan. Repeat until all the asparagus spears are used up. Place baking sheet in oven and bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.


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Delicious! Super easy to make and everyone loved them. Will definitely make again! I'm glad they kept Paula's recipes on here! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made a few of these on a trial run prior to Easter tomorrow. Has anyone made these the night before and then baked them the following morning? I am making a lot of them and don't have assembling time on Sunday morning before church. So, I'm thinking of making them up tonight on a half sheet baking pan, covering with plastic wrap and a damp dish towel and refrigerating overnight. Will these bake properly the next morning after coming to room temp???? item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these twice already. My sister told me about them. So I looked up Paula...I make them with the solid sheets and cut them into strips. Then butter and cheese them and wrap 2 or 3 asparagus in a spiral with the phyllo then sprinkle more cheese. They come out pretty too. They are so good. I'm making them for Easter. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is simple and delicious. I had a lot of left over phyllo, even using only half the package, so next time I'll plan another dish that will let me use the extra. This was a huge hit! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love 'em! so did our guests, thank you Paula. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these for a small dinner party. The guests when nuts!! I mean NUTS! A repeater for sure. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Just wonderdul, these were sooooo good, I couldn't stop eating them, will make again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Simple, elegant, and delicious! I tossed the asparagus with some olive oil and S&P before wrapping them. I also made half with parmigiano reggiano and the other half with feta - experiment with the cheeses you like. A great appetizer for Easter and Spring. Yum! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made this recipe twice, Tonight I also added shredded cheddar cheese, which was also excellant. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious! If you're using skinny asparagus, I suggest using more than 3 spears for each. More like 4 or 5. Also, I used 2 sheets of dough instead of one. For one, it's easier to work with, and the puffs are ......puffier! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I read the reviews before I made this and added garlic powder, salt and pepper for extra flavor. These were great! It was my first time using phyllo dough and it was easy. I'm going to experiment again with this recipe because I have a lot of leftover dough. Served these at Thanksgiving and people LOVED it : item not reviewed by moderator and published
OMG! This is the B E S T!! I have served this several times this last year and the latest being two weeks ago for a "Full Moon" party with my golfing girlfriends. This was the HIT of the party. I'm heading out the door now to go help a friend make some for a party tonight. Thanks Paula! LOVE YA Lee from Wyoming item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for our Easter dinner. It was such a hit. I made twice the amount that i thought we would need in order to have left-overs. There was non left! Everyone just loved it. Will make it again. Never had a Paula recipe let me down yet... item not reviewed by moderator and published
so good.... i make it all the time for family dinners and everybody just LOVES it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
One star from "mommypennylane"? Really? She must have not prepared it correctly, because this is a big hit with my family. It is soooo easy to make, and the results are awesome. The phyllo is buttery and crispy, the asparagus is tender. A light sprinkling of kosher salt really makes it pop. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was super excited to try this recipe after watching her make it on tv. I just love Paula but I was disappointed this time. I did not think it was worth the trouble of wrapping it in the very fragile phyllo dough. My husband and daughter ended up just peeling the dough off the asparagus to eat them anyways. I will NOT be making this again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these for a small party I had last night and it was a big hit. I did add some Paula Deen origanal seasoning. GREAT item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious!! The recipe is elegant and super easy. Paula is awesome! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good dish. I love having another option to serve asparagus. My little sister and I could eat asparagus three times a day! :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
I think these would be absolutely wonderful without any change to the recipe. I saw them done with Brie by chef Robert. I doctored a little bit by using a piece of honey ham (prosciutto would be delish too!), a third a slice of smoked provolone (fresh moz would work too!), and a little garlic. Fantabulous! Can't wait to take them to a church dinner group in 2 weeks, thanks Paula! Make these y'all, you'll love 'em! <3 item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great tasting and simple. My husband loves it. I make it as a side dish for dinner and also it works well as a hot appetizer for a crowd since it can be made ahead of time and then just popped in the oven. Another great one from Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was my first time working with asparagus AND phyllo dough... And even I was able to put them together. I am definitely a beginner. I made these for a housewarming party after we moved into our first house, and everyone loved them. Even my mother-in-law was impressed!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were "To Die For". We LOVED them. I made them with 2 asparagus instead of 3, extra parmasean cheese, and a 1/2 slice of bacon. These were not only very good, but very presentable for any occassion. I made them as a snack on a rainy day. item not reviewed by moderator and published
First time I've tried using Phyllo. So easy and so good. We absolutely love it. I'm wondering if I could use this same recipe with green beans???? Has anyone ever tried this? item not reviewed by moderator and published
these were good with out my extra touches I used a garlic butter on the phyllo then sprinked it with a good parmesan, then followed the rest the same with more parm on the outside, soooooooooo good item not reviewed by moderator and published
Tonight was my first time working with Phyllo sheets. I had no idea they could tear so easy. Keeping them covered with damp cloth is a must. I used way too much butter. I used the best parmaseno reggianno cheese. After reading all the coments that said they tasted too bland, I used some of Paula's House Seasoning also. (Salt, Pepper and Garlic Powder). I think that was really unessassary if you use a good cheese and the cheese is very salty anyway and the flavor of the cheese is strong. I will make a again but figure out how to use a lot less butter. The dough turned out very crisp and the asparagus turned out perfect. I only cooked for 12 minutes using convection oven. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I took Angela's (another rater) idea and made this with Ellie Krieger's Garlic Basil Shrimp and both were great! (thanks for the pairing Angela!) item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy yes, but not very tasty! 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese is not enough for all those asparagus and even though I used closer to a cup, the finished product had no flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is excellant and so easy to prepare! Even my husband raved over it as well as myself, a person who really isn't into asparagus that much, but was crazy over the taste and simplicity of this recipe. I'll be making this one quite oten! Thanks Paula for sharing it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for my grandson's birthday party and they were a big hit. Easy to make. I made a curry dip for them and it was fabulous. These make a great appetizer. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Can't wait to make it again...even my picky 11 yr old liked it...Hubby and I fought for the last one... item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these for a baby shower brunch...they were a big hit!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for dinner last night and we loved it. I could hardly wait for one to cool before tasting, they smelled so good coming out of the oven. There were no leftovers either! We like asparagus and have been eating it the same way for ages-- steamed then drizzled with Italian dressing so it was exciting to try a new way to serve it...I don't think I could ever tire of eating it like this! Thanks Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is so easy to make and looks and tastes fabulous. I have made this recipe twice and have gotten rave reviews both times. It looks so elegant when you serve it and is easy to make ahead of time and then just pop in the oven right before serving. Even the non-vegetable lovers in our family like this recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were absolutely AMAZING and delicious. 3 things however: 1) DO NOT serve these as an appetizer at an event where they have to walk around and eat these- they're VERY flaky and fall apart so they would need a plate. 2) I spread the butter first, some parmesano-romano cheese then garlic powder, salt+pepper! Very necessary. 3) These are time consuming but worth it! Just take that into consideration- it was not a 1,2,3 appetizer. Everyone LOVED these including me- I was annoyed that I had to save the rest for my guests- next time I'm making 2 batches of asparagus with this. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I cook & bake all the time---usually with awesome results. I baked these in the morning & brought them to a party as an appetizer (to be eaten without fork/knife); and candidly I thought it tasted great but was a little greasy. I would have preferred fork/knife.... So just wanted to share, that when you try the recipe---go easy on the butter---some others did mention this in the comments, but I hadn't read that ahead of time. I think using less butter would produce a better end product. I'll definitely try these again Sunday--- In summary: 1) Delicious 2) EASY to prepare 3) Be cautious of how much butter you use if you plan to serve it as a passed hors d'oeuvre without fork/knife item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is such a great side/appetizer. Tastes great and looks even better! Reading the reviews ahead of time it seems like a bunch of people thought it might be good to wrap a piece of prosciutto. So I tried that. It was very good, although it was way too salty...I would recommend not using a full piece of prosciutto if you decide to try it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Once again, Paula has created a easy and tasty recipe that my family enjoyed! My mom, who has been battleing small cel lung cancer since Aug 11, 2009 spends a lot of time in bed watching tv. One day she called to tell me about an asparagus dish she saw paula making on tv and how seeing paula make it made her want to cook again. This was last month. My parents came to visit on Thursday and were planning on staying until Saturday. This was mom's first mini vacay since the diagnoses and also the first stey-over other than in the hospital. I decided to make this dish with mom and it was a success...its cheap, easy and sooo good to make. Next time I will try and use less butter and add some garlic powder:-) item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are always a party favorite of ours. I found a great dipping sauce on another site that is perfect with this. Sauce: 2T + 2t sesame oil 1T + 1t rice vinegar 1T + 1 t soy sauce 1 t sugar toasted sesame seeds item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this dish last night and I think I might have to make more this evening, lol. My boyfriend, who is hard to impress, loved them. So much so that now he's trying to come with a dipping sauce for them. I don't think that they need any. But who knows, if it's good we'll try it, Thanks Paula!!!!!!!!!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these several months ago and they were awesome! All my friends ask me to make them, when we go out. thanks Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
THIS WAS A GREAT NEW WAY TO MAKE ASPARAGUS.IT WAS WONDERFUL AND TASTY!! EASY TO MAKE. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Tried this for dinner party this evening and it was a hit. Several asked for seconds...only wish I had make more. Bottom line everyone loved it. i added a bit more cheese than the recipe called for. Will definitely make these again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These wraps turned out pretty good... My husband and my friends liked them... Next time, I'll use the thicker asparagus b/c the thin ones over cooked... They were shriveled by the time the phyllo was done... Worth making again with some modifications... item not reviewed by moderator and published
O.K. anytime I can get my fourteen yr. daughter to eat Asparagus, it is a good day. I think I will try Prosciutto next time. What a great idea. Would really like a good dipping sauce recipe for this. item not reviewed by moderator and published
We liked the recipe but it made a lot. The phyllo dough was not easy for me tp work with because it kept sticking together. I will try this again, though, because eventhough I cooked them too long they came out pretty good. If you want something differetn than the usual asparagus options this is a good choice. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made this side dish to go along with Ellie Kriger's Garlic Basil Shrimp & they were both awesome. The only thing I would ADD would be wrapping a slice of Prosciutto around the aspargus before wrapping in the phyllo. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for my family @ Easter, and I'm told that it will now be a tradition! Excellend and very simple! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a great hit at Easter dinner. It was the first time I tried making something with Phyllo and it was so easy. This will be a new side dish for guest. (PS - I am new at cooking since I retired and have taken over the task at home since my wife is still working full time. Thanks) item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was the hit at my Easter dinner. Like other members I worried about making too much then ended up almost not having enough. A wonderful easy recipe which creates something delicious and elegant to serve as an appetizer or a side dish. It's worth 10 stars. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made this last Thanksgiving and thought I had made 3 x too much but every bit was gone. Anyone who thinks it lacks flavor - try using fresh ground parmesean instead of that dried cardboard stuff. Also, make sure the phyllo is completely thawed and keep between some paper towel and you probably will solve your "soggy" problem. For Easter we're going to wrap it with prosciutto as well inside the phyllo. I could skip the main course and make a meal of this! item not reviewed by moderator and published
i made recipe this morning to practice for mothers day and i thought it was a great start to what could be an excellent recipe.....i actually made this with my 2 1/2 year old daughter.. it was a great easy recipe to include her cooking level... the taste of the asparagus with the phyllo dough was great! BUT it needs a little more of something.... I like the idea of adding proscitto inside the wrap. i would also like to add some sliced cheese inside the wrap...not sure what kind, maybe provolone? dont know if it would work well but it doesnt hurt to try! hope this helps. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I MADE THESE AS A HOLIDAY APPETIZER AND THEY WERE A HIT. HOWEVER, INSTEAD OF BUTTER, I USED A COUPLE OF QUICK OLIVE OIL SPRAYS TO KEEP THE CALORIES DOWN.I USED VERY THIN ASPARAGUS SO I USED 3-4 PER PACKAGE. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had these at a baby shower and could not stop eating them. I could not wait to get home and pull up the recipe. I remember watching Girls Night In....and saw Paula make them but never got the recipe..... Now I can't wait to make them. You have to try them. WONDERFUL item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this on a whim... We were having company, and I needed a vegetable. This recipe was so good that everybody at my dinner table was discussing it during the meal. In fact, 2 of my guests have since asked for this recipe, made it for their own company, and have gotten rave reviews... definately a keeper!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Used as an appetizer leading into the meat buffet. EXCELLENT responses and very attractive presentation - and I forgot to add the Parmesan!! Can't wait to try again .... item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is so easy and makes quite an impression. Take your time with the phyllo dough and you will be rewarded with many compliments. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Definitely a crowd pleaser. Use more than one asparagus spear, otherwise, it gets too doughy. I will probably try adding some garlic powder next time, just to see how that affects it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I took someone elses suggestion and wrapped one phyllo sheet around each individual asparagus spear. I also added some garlic powder along with the parmasan cheese. Everyone loved them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for a cocktail party we were hosting and thought who on earth would eat asparagus?! Well, everyone loved it and there were no left overs! It's easy to make and oh so good. I used 2 asparagus instead of 3 because it was much easier to eat. I will be making this again and again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this and took it to a Christmas party last night. It was a so so recipe. I think it needed more seasoning. I believe when I watched it on the show she sseasoned the asparagus with salt and pepper. The recipe doesn't call for it so I didn't do it...I defintely should have as it didn't have a lot of flavor. Phyllo was nice and crispy like it should have been but needed something... item not reviewed by moderator and published
My family loved this recipe. Easy to make, delicious to eat and looks impressive on the table. Thanks Paula, I love you. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is wonderful, and I don't really love asparagus! I have never used phyllo dough before, but found it very easy to use. I added some cracked black pepper to give it a little more kick. Everyone loved them, and I will be making this again and again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I enjoyed making these and my guests loved them! I wrapped the asparagus in prosciutto, then in the phyllo....Paula you ROCK! You inspire me so much! Best wishes from my kitchen to YOURS!!! Todd Richardson St. Petersrburg, Florida item not reviewed by moderator and published
Everyone loves these asparagus spears. I used one spear for each sheet of phyllo, plus I cut the stack of phyllo about 3/4 of the way instead of half so that the majority of the spear is covered, just leaving the tip. Don't be afraid to use butter and parmesan cheese...be plentiful with both as the cheese really adds a nice flavor. Also, put a piece of plastic over the phyllo not being used, then put a moist towel. If your towel sits on top of the phyllo to keep it from drying out, it will turn in to wet dough, making it hard to work with. Make plenty per person as they will love them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
LOVE IT! Great flavor. I made these with Pats fried chicken wings off this site and Paula Molten lava cake. YUM East great. Look forward to being a hit at football season! item not reviewed by moderator and published
family & friends love these great for get togethers of any kind item not reviewed by moderator and published
So super easy and very impressive! This recipe turns asparagus haters into asparagus lovers! I always serve it when I have company over to impress--and always it is a hit! Ya'll gonna love it too! Thanks Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was my first time to work with phyllo dough and also made the day before. We had a houseful for Easter and wish I could have served immediately out of the oven;however, they are very good and I look forward to making for future gatherings - the men and women both liked very much! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband loved these, but I found them to be on the sweet side. item not reviewed by moderator and published
It seemed like a good way to get my husband to eat asparagus, but the phyllo dough got really pasty from the asparagus letting off moisture. Not sure if there is a way to avoid this. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have always been so-so about asparagus, so I thought they might be a small step up, but I didnt expect much flavor. I was so wrong. They have tons of flavor, and I have a new veggie to eat. Thanks Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the best. My family loves it. My mom said she didn't like Asparagus but really liked this one. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I served this easy-to-prepare recipe as a side dish for my Easter dinner and it was out of this world. It looks very "gourmet" and anyone would think that you spent a long time preparing it. Thanks for another great recipe, Paula - you're the greatest! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these yesterday for Easter and they were all gone! I did take the suggestion of one of the other reviewers and added some shredded swiss as well as the parmesan before rolling. I will definitely makes these again!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
What a great 'recipe'. I hate to even call it that because it is so simple. And it tastes wonderful! I will serve this appetizer again and again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Loved this recipe. Was really simple to make, and I loved the taste. The parmesan makes these apps amazing! The one thing that was sort of difficult for me was working quickly enough and keeping the phyllo from drying out. Definitely give it a thumbs up! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Loved this recipe. It is a great way to get the kids to eat there Asparagus. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had added a little chopped garlic to the melted butter to add a little zing to the flavor. This recipe rocks! Thanks item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made these for a baby shower and a holiday party and not only are they so easy and good, but everyone thinks it is so fancy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this recipe for Thanksgiving. The cookie sheet loaded with them lasted about 5 minutes! They were a hit and I have already been asked to make them again for Christmas. I am sure I will make them throughout the asparagus season. Wonderful!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious. Something new. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is absolutely delicious. Full of flavor and fun consistency differences; With the mushy-like Asparagus and the amazing flaky phyllo, it works. Other than working with the phyllo dough it was easy to put together. At the end I became impatient with buttering between each layer and ended up dumping butter and trying to soak them - those did not turn out as well as the originals I put together. Don't take the shortcut, it's not worth it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
this dish tastes AMAZING but when i did it, i had never worked with phyllo dough before so needless to say I WAS FRUSTRATED WITH THE PHYLLO DOUGH!! but it is so worth it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is easy to make. My husband loved it. I am going to make a small little addition. My husband said, 'can you put cheese inside'? So, tonight I am going to add cheese to the recipe. Thank you for the wonderful and easy recipe! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these for Christmas and they were the first thing to go. Even my sister who dosen't like asparagus took one and ate it all! They look so fancy like you've worked a long time to make them but they are easy. The family has already said they are to be a new tradition. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This asparagus turns out so nice and crispy. One tip is not to use premature asparagus, it tends to get very soggy and stringy... not good! Otherwise, I always serve this when we have guests, it looks so fancy!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love to make this for guests or a potluck. It is really simple to make and looks so fancy. My daughter loves the fact she can eat asparagus with her fingers at the dinner table. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very simple and a great crowd pleaser. It helps if you have worked with phyllo dough before but worth the learning curve. The crispness and buttery flavor work well with the salt in the cheese and the taste of the asparagus. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not much flavor item not reviewed by moderator and published
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Used 18 asparagus spears and shredded Parmesan. Made 9 appetizers. Much phyllo left over. Delicious! Wonder----how could this recipe be adapted to a do ahead? item not reviewed by moderator and published
I make this at least once a week. I have given the recipe out at least six times. I love it. Try the Boursin Cheese ones, too. Nummy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
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This recepie was easy and delicious! I used the cury dip from this episode for a dip and it made them even better!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made this recipe for the first time at a diner party and it was a huge hit. We all loved them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was awesome! The only problem: they take forever to roll up. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were a hit with everyone. Very easy to make. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for a family party and they couldn't stop talking about how cute and delicious these were! Here's some tips: * After you roll out the phyllo, poke a few holes in the dough using a fork. This will allow the steam escape and you'll be left with a flaker crust. * Mix some garlic with the melted butter to add extra flavor. * Brush the tips of the asparagus with some of the garlic butter. * Use as little phyllo on your asparagus as possible. Too much will be overpowering and soggy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is so yummy and easy to make. Your friends will think you spent along time for preparation. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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