Chicken Sandwich with White Bean and Pesto Spread

Amp up the flavors of traditional chicken sandwiches with our simple white bean spread with pesto. It's ready to spread in only 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 8


White Bean and Pesto Spread (makes about 1 cup)

can (15 oz) Progresso™ cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
clove garlic, finely chopped
tablespoons lemon juice
tablespoons olive oil
tablespoon basil pesto
Salt and black pepper

Chicken Sandwiches

slices multigrain or whole grain bread
cup White Bean and Pesto Spread
cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced
romaine lettuce leaves, torn in half

  • 1 In food processor, process cannellini beans, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and basil pesto with on-and-off pulses until mixture is smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer mixture to medium bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 2 To make sandwiches, spread about 1 tablespoon White Bean and Pesto Spread onto each slice of bread. Divide chicken among 8 of the bread slices. Arrange lettuce on remaining 8 bread slices. Place lettuce-topped bread slices upside-down over chicken. Cut sandwiches in half.

Expert Tips

Substitute deli cooked turkey, ham or roasted vegetables for the chicken.

Store any leftover White Bean and Pesto Spread covered tightly with plastic wrap in the refrigerator for up to one week.