Chicken Pesto Panini

Chicken Pesto Panini

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

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

sandwiches

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.
Makes 4 sandwiches

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 760
    • (Calories from Fat 360),
  • Total Fat 40g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 1710mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 70g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 30g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.