Chicken Pesto Panini

A simple, fast and very tasty change from your typical sandwich.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

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
  • 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
    40%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    1710mg
    1710%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    70g
    70%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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