• 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
• 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
• 2 cups milk
• 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
• 24 fresh or frozen asparagus stalks
• 8 thin slices fully cooked ham about
• 1/2 pound)
• 1/4 cup bread crumbs

In a saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour and cook until thick. Gradually stir in milk and cook until bubbly and thickened. Stir in cheese, salt and pepper. Remove from heat. Place three asparagus stalks on each ham slice. Roll up; secure with toothpicks if necessary. Place in 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan; cover with cheese sauce. Sprinkle with crumbs. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 20 minutes.

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