Sandwiches, Wraps & Panini

Pesto & Swiss Chicken Sandwiches

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 7 min  |  Servings: 2  |  Calories: 1015
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Pesto & Swiss Chicken Sandwiches
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
7 min

Want a hearty sandwich? Look no further. Here’s one full of rich flavors from a rustic pesto sauce to roasted red peppers, tender chicken breast with smooth Sargento® Sliced Baby Swiss Cheese topped with fresh baby spinach leaves. Serve between thick slices of sourdough.

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 Tbsp. light or regular mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. prepared pesto
  • 4 slices Sargento® Sliced Baby Swiss Cheese
  • 4 slices sourdough bread, lightly toasted
  • 1/2 cup packed baby spinach leaves
  • 2 bottled roasted red peppers, split and drained
  1. Preheat broiler. Place chicken between sheets of plastic or wax paper; pound evenly to 1/4-inch thickness. Place chicken on rack of broiler pan. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper to taste. Broil 4 inches from heat source for 3 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise and pesto; spread half of mixture over toast slices. Turn chicken over; spread remaining mixture over chicken. Return to broiler; broil until chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes. Place cheese over chicken; continue to broil until cheese melts, about 1 minute.
  3. Arrange spinach and roasted peppers over 2 slices of toast; top with chicken and close sandwiches with remaining toast, pesto-sides down.

Serving Size 2

Calories 1015

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 32.00g 47%
Sat. Fat 11.80g 59%
Mono Unsat. Fat 9.40g
Poly Unsat. Fat 3.90g
Cholesterol 131mg 40%
Sodium 2329mg 93%
Total Carbohydrate 114g 41%
Dietary Fiber 6g 28%
Sugars 0g
Protein 63g
Vitamin A 1020RE
Vitamin C 129mg 218%
Calcium 553mg 54%
Iron 10mg 50%