Chicken/Asparagus Roll-Ups Recipe

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Chicken/Asparagus Roll-Ups Recipe
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Chicken/Asparagus Roll-Ups Recipe

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I've had this recipe for many years, and I'm sure your readers will enjoy it. It's not only delicious, but you'll find it's low in calories, too!
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 whole chicken breasts, split, skinned, boned and pounded thin
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups white onions, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 large tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

Directions

Season pounded chicken breasts lightly with salt and freshly ground pepper. Place 2-3 asparagus spears on each chicken breast half. Roll up tightly; secure with toothpicks, if necessary. Set aside.
Combine flour, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon thyme and paprika. Roll chicken in this mixture. Place onions and tomatoes in a 13x9-in. baking dish, reserving 8 slices of each for top. Place chicken over vegetables; top with reserved onion and tomato slices. Combine broth with remaining salt and thyme; pour around chicken. Cover pan loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, basting every 10 minutes. Uncover and bake until tender, about 10-15 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken/Asparagus Roll-Ups in Country Extra May 1990, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 102 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 391mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein.

  • 4 whole chicken breasts, split, skinned, boned and pounded thin
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups white onions, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 large tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  1. Season pounded chicken breasts lightly with salt and freshly ground pepper. Place 2-3 asparagus spears on each chicken breast half. Roll up tightly; secure with toothpicks, if necessary. Set aside.
  2. Combine flour, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon thyme and paprika. Roll chicken in this mixture. Place onions and tomatoes in a 13x9-in. baking dish, reserving 8 slices of each for top. Place chicken over vegetables; top with reserved onion and tomato slices. Combine broth with remaining salt and thyme; pour around chicken. Cover pan loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, basting every 10 minutes. Uncover and bake until tender, about 10-15 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken/Asparagus Roll-Ups in Country Extra May 1990, p49

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sreneeces User ID: 2618167 10439
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2011

"The combination of asparagus, cooked onions, tomato and chicken is fantastic!"

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ALKaSelsor User ID: 5945346 10436
Reviewed May. 11, 2011

"A coworker gave me some fresh asparagus from their garden, so I decided to try this recipe. I liked that it was easy to make, healthy, and my husband said it "looked fancy"! Next time I make it I will probably add more garlic and add more pepper and seasonings and just skip the dipping in flour part."

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