The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

Crescent Roll Asparagus Spirals

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

I saw these at a surprise birthday party a few years ago and just stored the image in the memory banks for a while. I’m so glad I decided to make them again because they really are delicious! Who doesn’t love a good crescent rolled anything? This twist is definitely helpful to get your kids or meat eatin’ husbands to eat their veggies.

And guess what else? They’re LOW FAT!

Ingredients

  • 16  Large Stalks Fresh Asparagus
  • 8 ounces, weight Canned Reduced-Fat Crescent Roll Dough
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ¼ cups Shredded Pecorino Cheese (Parmesan Works Nicely As Well)
  • Salt And Pepper, to taste

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Cut or break the tough bottoms off the asparagus stalks.

Open your can of dough and lay out the dough on a work surface. Take 1 triangle of dough and cut it directly down the middle making 2 equal-sized parts. (If making more than 16 asparagus spirals you can cut 1 triangle into more pieces—this will make the dough on the spiral thinner.)

Starting at the tip of an asparagus stalk, gently press and wrap one end of the crescent roll dough strips into the top until it’s secured. Slowly spin the asparagus stalk allowing the dough to spiral around the stalk. Continue until all dough has been wrapped around.

Do this until all of the asparagus stalks have been wrapped.

Place all wrapped asparagus on a foil lined baking sheet.

Lightly drizzle olive oil over the tips of asparagus. (You just need a little bit!)

Season with salt and pepper.

Cover with grated Pecorino cheese. (You really can use any cheese you want. I had Pecorino because my idol Giada De Laurentiis told me to buy some! She always has the prettiest nails …)

Bake for 11-13 minutes (follow the baking directions on the crescent roll package), or until bottoms are golden brown. Be sure to watch because the bottoms will get much darker than the tops. Serve hot!

ENJOY!!

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Italian Veggie Sliders with Whipped Feta Pesto Spread
Avatar Image by Maebells in Appetizers
The ultimate vegetarian slider packed with fresh zucchini, mini sweet peppers,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Roasted Ancho Chili Chickpeas
Avatar Image by Dana Blacklock - Killing Thyme in Appetizers
Delicious, crunchy, salty and...healthy? Yep! If you're like me and have...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 3 Level: Easy


Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Avatar Image by maeghan in Appetizers
Using a salt water bath to keep the seeds plump and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Cinnamon Sweet Apple Crisps
Avatar Image by Superman Cooks in Appetizers
A healthy and easy to prepare snack. Use as a topping...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Garlic Parmesan Ranch Pretzels
Avatar Image by lifesambrosia in Appetizers
Pretzel nuggets tossed with Parmesan, dill and garlic. An easy and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy