Bacon Wrapped Chicken and Asparagus

Recipe by TishT

A fusion recipe of some of our favorite recipes!

Top Review by JanelleWard

I have made this many times. I substitute the parm cheese for a mexican blend my family loves it. I don't always use the pesto either, depends on the day. Fresh green beans work just as good as the asparagus too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil.
  3. Pound out of the chicken to approximately 1/2" thickness.
  4. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl; toss to coat.
  5. Cut asparagus to approx size of chicken roll (so that the asparagus will not peep out too much from the end).
  6. Place olive oil and Italian seasoning in a shallow pan or ziplock bag and toss asparagus until coated well.
  7. Place 3 asparagus spears and top with parmesan cheese.
  8. Roll chicken around asparagus and wrap each roll with a bacon strip (2 if necessary to get good coverage).
  9. Place, seam side down, in lined pan.
  10. Bake, uncovered, at 400ºF for 35-40 minutes or until juices run clear.
  11. Broil 6 inches from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until bacon is crisped.
  12. Enjoy.

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