Chicken Pesto Sandwiches Recipe

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Recipes.net Team July 8, 2020

These Italian bistro-style sandwiches are fantastico!

How To Make Chicken Pesto Sandwiches

Flavorful chicken pesto sandwich recipe

  • 6 chicken breast halves (boneless skinless or 1 3/4 lb.)
  • 7 oz basil pesto (refrigerated )
  • 1 round focaccia bread (10-12 inches in diameter)
  • 1 ½ cups spinach (shredded)
  • 6 slices tomato
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano leaves (chopped or 2 tsp dried oregano leaves)
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Flatten each chicken breast half to ¼-inch thickness between sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper.

  2. Sprinkle with salt and oregano.
  3. Set oven control to broil.

  4. Place chicken on rack in broiler pan.
  5. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center.

  6. Cut bread horizontally in half; cut into 6 wedges.
  7. Spread pesto on cut sides of bread.
  8. Layer chicken, tomato and spinach on bottom wedges.
  9. Top with top wedges.

How To Make Chicken Pesto Sandwiches

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Flavorful chicken pesto sandwich recipe

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 6 chicken breast halves, boneless skinless or 1 3/4 lb.
  • 7 oz basil pesto, refrigerated
  • 1 round focaccia bread, 10-12 inches in diameter
  • 1 ½ cups spinach, shredded
  • 6 slices tomato
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano leaves , chopped or 2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • ½ tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Flatten each chicken breast half to ¼-inch thickness between sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper.

  2. Sprinkle with salt and oregano.
  3. Set oven control to broil.

  4. Place chicken on rack in broiler pan.
  5. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center.

  6. Cut bread horizontally in half; cut into 6 wedges.
  7. Spread pesto on cut sides of bread.
  8. Layer chicken, tomato and spinach on bottom wedges.
  9. Top with top wedges.
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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 148mg
  • Calories: 449kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Fat: 19g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 586mg
  • Protein: 32g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 963mg
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 1713IU
  • Vitamin C: 7mg
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