Chicken Pesto Panini

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

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

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.