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Chicken Pesto Panini

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  1 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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A simple, fast and very tasty change from your typical sandwich.

Ingredients

1
focaccia bread (2 inches thick), cut into fourths
1/2
cup basil pesto
1
cup cubed cooked chicken breast
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
4
slices (1 oz each) provolone cheese

Steps

  • 1 Heat closed contact grill 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 2 Cut each piece focaccia in half horizontally. Spread 1 tablespoon pesto on cut sides of each half. Layer bottom halves with one-fourth of the chicken, bell pepper, onion and cheese. Cover with remaining focaccia halves.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; grill 3to 5 minutes or until focaccia is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 2 Cut each piece focaccia in half horizontally. Spread 1 tablespoon pesto on cut sides of each half. Layer bottom halves with one-fourth of the chicken, bell pepper, onion and cheese. Cover with remaining focaccia halves.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; grill 3to 5 minutes or until focaccia is golden brown and cheese is melted.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
760
Calories from Fat
360
% Daily Value
Total Fat
40g
62%
Saturated Fat
11g
53%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
1710mg
71%
Total Carbohydrate
70g
23%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
30g
30%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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