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.
- 1 container BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil (7 oz.), 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 reduced fat provolone or other Italian cheese
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.