Basil Pesto Chicken Sandwich Recipe

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Mikkel Published: May 21, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Basil Pesto Chicken Sandwich

Pesto and mayonnaise give a fresh and creamy profile to this delicious chicken sandwich. This easy dish is perfect for a quick meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 12½ozpremium chunk chicken breast,(2 cans) drained, or 2 cups shredded chicken
  • ¼cuplow fat mayonnaise
  • 1cupfresh basil
  • 1clovegarlic
  • ¼cupparmesan,grated
  • tbspolive oil
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • Hoagie Rolls croissants,or baguette bread

For Optional Toppings:

  • tomatoes
  • spinach
  • cheese,sliced


  1. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine the chicken and mayonnaise until combined.

  2. In a food processor pulse the basil, garlic, grated parmesan, and olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Combine the pesto to the chicken and mayonnaise until it is fully incorporated. Assemble on sandwich bread of choice and place desired toppings on the sandwich.


  • Calories: 209.96kcal
  • Fat: 15.93g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.28g
  • Fiber: 0.14g
  • Sugar: 0.47g
  • Protein: 14.80g
  • Cholesterol: 42.01mg
  • Sodium: 198.28mg
  • Calcium: 89.03mg
  • Potassium: 159.34mg
  • Iron: 0.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 37.63µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.88mg
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