Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo

Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo
Makes:
8
Prep Time:
15
minutes
Total Time:
23
minutes
based on 4 reviews
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Savor the flavor with this recipe for Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo.

Perfect for tailgating, indoor entertaining, or even a weeknight family meal, these sandwiches offer a classy, yet casual approach to mealtime.

The unique and easy-to-prepare pesto spread creates an enticing alternative to the ordinary sandwich - delighting taste buds in every bite.

In this recipe:

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Ingredients:

  • 1 container (7 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil, divided
  • 8 (about 2 1/2 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 8 ciabatta bread or French rolls, split horizontally
  • 8 thin slices provolone or other Italian cheese

Directions:

PREHEAT grill or broiler. SPREAD 3 tablespoons pesto over chicken breasts. Place remaining pesto and mayonnaise in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Spoon into squeeze bottle or covered container and keep chilled until ready for use. GRILL or broil chicken for 5 minutes over medium heat; turn over. Grill or broil for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. SPREAD pesto mayo over bread; top with chicken and cheese. Add lettuce, sliced tomato and sliced red onion, if desired.


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Stephanie Vassillion from Somerville, MA

This meal is very quick and easy to make and a new favorite within my family. We use sourdough bread instead and it seems to work just as well and makes it a little healthier than ciabatta bread.

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    Quick and Delicious

    Stephanie Vassillion from Somerville, MA

    This meal is very quick and easy to make and a new favorite within my family. We use sourdough bread instead and it seems to work just as well and makes it a little healthier than ciabatta bread.

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    missy from

    i never even had it and it was amazing

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    it was awesomee

    missy from

    i never even had it and it was amazing

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    Great taste

    Chelsey from

    It takes more than 15 if u r slow like me

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

  • Calories: 610
  • Calories from Fat: 290
  • Total Fat: 32g (49% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 10g (52% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 120mg (40% of DV)
  • Sodium: 1080mg (45% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 30g (10% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (7% of DV)
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 47g
  • Vitamin A: 20% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 25% of DV
  • Calcium: 35% of DV
  • Iron: 20% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo

Ingredients

  • 1 container (7 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil, divided
  • 8 (about 2 1/2 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 8 ciabatta bread or French rolls, split horizontally
  • 8 thin slices provolone or other Italian cheese

 

Directions

PREHEAT grill or broiler. SPREAD 3 tablespoons pesto over chicken breasts. Place remaining pesto and mayonnaise in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Spoon into squeeze bottle or covered container and keep chilled until ready for use. GRILL or broil chicken for 5 minutes over medium heat; turn over. Grill or broil for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. SPREAD pesto mayo over bread; top with chicken and cheese. Add lettuce, sliced tomato and sliced red onion, if desired.

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