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Pizza Chicken Roll-Ups Recipe

Pizza Chicken Roll-Ups Recipe

I love the chicken roll-ups my mom made for special occasions, filled with spinach and cream cheese. My own kids wouldn't eat those, so I came up with a pizza-flavored variety the whole family enjoys. —Tanja Penquite, Oregon, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 12 pepperoni slices
  • 8 slices slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce


  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Place three slices of pepperoni and one slice of cheese on each. Roll up tightly; secure with toothpicks. Place in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Spoon pizza sauce over top.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Uncover; top with the remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 344 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 673mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 37g protein

Reviews for Pizza Chicken Roll-Ups

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2015

"I guess I am not a good "chicken roller". The chicken had no cheese in it when I took it out of the oven. It was all right, but it wasn't great. I may or may not make this again."

Reviewed Jan. 10, 2015

"My guys like this one and it's easy!"

Reviewed Oct. 19, 2014

"Delicious! I used provolone cheese slices inside and sprinkled shredded mozzarella on top. Everyone enjoyed it."

Reviewed Oct. 13, 2014

"This was surprisingly delicious. I don't know what I expected but I didn't expect it to be so great. It was very moist. I even had leftovers the next day and they tasted even better. Served with a salad. I will be making this again. Make sure you use the pizza sauce not tomato sauce. I don't think it would taste the same. Easy to prepare."

Reviewed Sep. 15, 2014

"So simple to prepare and tastes great. I made this for dinner last night and a 1, 2 and 4 year old all cleaned their plates! That equals 2-thumbs up in my book!"

Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"This was great. The family loved it!"

Reviewed Jan. 29, 2014 Edited Jun. 13, 2014

"These are great! Very simple to assemble and they taste wonderful.

I'd like to add that since I first posted this review, I have made these several times and now instead of pounding out the chicken and rolling it up, I just cut a pocket into the side of the breast and stuff the pepperoni in that way. Much easier, in my opinion! :)"

Reviewed Dec. 24, 2013

"Really good! I don't think it needed to bake as long as the recipe says though. But we really like it!"

Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013

"The combination of flavors seemed a little strange to me. My husband loved it though!"

Reviewed Sep. 16, 2013

"I loved this recipe. Super easy and delicious, perfect for a week night dinner. I seasoned the chicken with italian seasoning and topped with some parmesan, as well. I also sprinkled some fresh chopped basil at the end."

Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"What we loved was the pepperoni and pizza sauce, and how easy and quick it was to put together. Like a big chicken pizza!"

Reviewed Jun. 19, 2013

"This is a perfect recipe - quick, easy and delicious!"

Reviewed May. 11, 2013

"This is a fantastic recipe, very flavorful. The only change I made was that I breaded it with panko crumbs, italien seasoning, and grated parm. This is very similar to chicken parm but with the added kick from the pepperoni, dont let this discourage you though because if you're someone that wasn't impressed with the traditional chicken parm just keep in mind this dish has a twist. Try it you wont regret it."

Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"So delicious and so easy. I love pepperoni and covered the entire chicken breast with slices of it. I used grated cheese as that is what I had and rolled the chicken as directed. Sprinkled the top with Italian seasoning then followed the recipe directions as listed. GREAT flavor and so easy!"

Reviewed May. 17, 2012

"Very good, even without the cheese. I used 6 slices pepperoni, and spaghetti sauce poured over. I served with plain noodles and a salad on the side. There was lots of sauce for the noodles."

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011

"This is a standard in our house and we always make the Savory Biscuit Bites to dip in the extra pizza sauce. All my boys love it!"

Reviewed Dec. 4, 2011

"these were great and great for poeple on low carb diets"

Reviewed May. 28, 2010

"Very simple recipe. I doubled the recipe and used 4 pepperoni slices on each chicken breast, just to add a bit more. Also, I topped the chicken with only half a slice of cheese for the last 5 minutes of baking."

Reviewed May. 26, 2010

"i made this last night it was a big hit my family loved it,i used pergo roasted red pepper and garlic spaghetti sauce,and 5 pepperoni,and added oregano on top of the cheese the last 5 mins served with garlic bread yum will make again!!!"

Reviewed Mar. 5, 2010

"very easy and very simple! I will definitely be making this again!"

Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"I absolutely love this! It's so super easy! I used as many pepperoni slices as would fit on the chicken (I bought the filets instead of the breasts, it cut down on some time, and they're easier to find in 1 lb packs) and I used shredded mozzarella instead of slices. I also put some sauce in the bottom of the pan while the rolls were cooking."

Reviewed Dec. 2, 2009

"awesum!!!!! my grandaughters LOVED them made them with a side of butted noodles and garlic rolls. a big hit!!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.