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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Parmesan Asparagus Breadsticks #SecretRecipeClub

It’s Secret Recipe Club Day…again!  Only this time it’s with my own group instead of a rescue!

This month I was assigned Flavors by Four.  Flavors by Four is a blog run by Nicole and Susan, and mother-daughter team!  They both love cooking and baking and sharing recipes!

There were so many delicious choices on the blog!  I reaaaaally wanted to make their Kit Kat Cake, but I didn’t have anywhere to take a cake (I usually like to share cake so I don’t eat it all myself!)  A close second was the recipe for Pesto Pasta Salad.  And I’ll be honest.  That one is totally going to happen.  My boys absolutely love pesto!

In the end, I ended up making Parmesan Asparagus Breadsticks.  I absolutely love asparagus and I eat it constantly when it’s in season!  I loved these!!  I started eating them fresh out of the oven and they were gone lickety split!  Hubs and I couldn’t get enough, and even Dude had a few!

Thank you, Susan & Nicole, for a great new way to enjoy my asparagus!

Recipe Note:
For an even faster dish, you can use a tube of refrigerated pizza dough instead of homemade.

Parmesan Asparagus Breadsticks
Adapted from Flavors by Four, originally from Taste of Home

Homemade pizza dough (I used ¼ of this recipe)
1 lb thick asparagus, woody ends snapped off
2 oz cream cheese, softened
Dash of garlic powder
2-3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
Black pepper

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone mat.

Roll the dough thin.  Spread the cream cheese over the surface of the dough and sprinkle with garlic powder.  Use a pizza cutter to cut the dough into ½-inch strips.

Starting at the bottom, carefully spiral one dough strip around an asparagus stalk gently stretching so the dough reaches the end.  Repeat for all of the dough strips/asparagus.

Brush the tops of the breadsticks with egg wash.  Sprinkle the breadsticks with parmesan and a few cracks of black pepper.

Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the breadstick is deeply browned and the asparagus is crisp-tender.  Serve immediately. 


  1. Sounds delicious! Very nice SRC choice.

  2. What!? Asparagus wrapped in bread!? Nom. Must eat.

  3. they look Fantastic and a great way to "hide the greens"

  4. They look so pretty! I've always wanted to try these.

  5. Those look beautiful, easy, AND delicious.

  6. I love asparagus too and I am so going to make these. Your picture is beautiful, I just hope mine come out looking that way. :-)

  7. These are so adorable! Great photos! I'd love to dip them in mustard!!

  8. So glad you liked the recipe!! I've made these a few times since I posted them and they are always a crowd pleaser!!

  9. Okay, first I have to compliment you on your awesome photo - it's so charming! We love asparagus so I think it's safe to say we'd love these. I'm happy to be new the SRC this month - I'd love it if you'd stop by and check out my post.

  10. Oh my gosh, those sound so good! We are big asparagus fans. Really beautifully done.

  11. This is such a good idea! Definitely trying it out. :)

  12. Ooh Parmesan asparagus breadsticks. Totally my kinda food. Just thinking of all the dips they could be dunked in Mmmm. Sammie


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