Chicken Asparagus Roll Ups

chicken asparagus roll ups

Backyard gardens are about to be full of the first taste of spring, which means it’s asparagus season! Long green stalks that taste great on a crudité tray, in salads, soups, roasted or steamed. However you like this vegetable, I invite you to try this recipe for chicken asparagus roll ups for your next dinner! It’s not complicated and is ready in less than an hour.

For only having basically 4 ingredients, these chicken and asparagus roll ups taste phenomenal and highlight each ingredient’s flavor without overpowering the others. This recipe is easy to make after a busy day, yet fancy enough to make for a casual dinner party.

When preparing this dish, be sure to use the freshest part of the asparagus stalk. A very simple way to do this is to gently bend a stalk with two hands, and it will snap at the freshest point. Place the tip even with other tips in your bunch and using this as a measuring guide, cut all stalks with a knife where the first stalk snapped. 

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chicken asparagus roll up ingredients

You'll need:

8 skinless chicken breasts, cut thin

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

1 cup grated Asiago cheese

1 tomato, sliced into 8 slices (1/4 inch)

8 asparagus spears, halved lengthwise, then cut in half

Salt & pepper

chicken asparagus roll up assembly

 To make:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Salt & pepper both sides of chicken.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium- high heat. Cook chicken and garlic until chicken is golden brown on one side only. Do not turn chicken. Transfer chicken to baking sheet and discard garlic.

Add a generous pinch of cheese on top of chicken, place a slice of tomato, and top with 4 asparagus spears. Roll up and secure with toothpicks.

Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake for 15-20 minutes. 

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Remove toothpicks before serving.

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Chicken Asparagus Roll Ups

Kelly Pugliano is a wife, mom to a soon-to-be-college student and one-not- far- behind, freelance writer, photographer and a lifelong foodie who shares her love of cooking and baking through photographs good enough to eat. Seeming to be a permanent fixture in her Upstate NY kitchen, you will often find her creating tried & true recipes from family archives or testing out new delights found by reading countless cooking magazines, watching Food Network or scouring Pinterest. If not behind the ... More

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4 comments

  1. Deidra says:

    I had it before

  2. Kari says:

    This looks and sounds DELICIOUS!! I can’t seem to find Asiago cheese anywhere, and I’ve been looking for years. Maybe I’ll check Wal-Mart. I’m making this next week, but my husband hates asparagus, so I’ll only use it for the kids and I. 🙂

  3. mommy nhoj says:

    I want to try this! I love asparagus!

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