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Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwich

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This pesto chicken salad sandwich recipe is so simple and easy to make, and healthy too. It’s the perfect make-ahead lunch for a busy day!

This pesto chicken salad sandwich recipe is so simple and easy to make, and healthy too. It's the perfect make-ahead lunch for a busy day!

With all of the fun adventures we’ve been having this summer, I definitely don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen! We’ve been loving easy and quick lunches that we can prepare in advance. It’s great to be able to pull something delicious and healthy out of the fridge, instead of resorting to our default PB&J sandwiches. This pesto chicken salad recipe is one of my favorites, and my kids love it too!

This pesto chicken salad sandwich recipe is so simple and easy to make, and healthy too. It's the perfect make-ahead lunch for a busy day!

The chicken salad sandwich recipe takes just a few minutes to mix together, and keeps in the fridge for at least a week. I usually make a big batch at the beginning of the week, and it makes planning our lunches so much easier. Add some fresh tomatoes and baby spinach, serve it on a whole wheat sandwich bun, and it’s a delicious and healthy lunch!

This pesto chicken salad sandwich recipe is so simple and easy to make, and healthy too. It's the perfect make-ahead lunch for a busy day!

Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe

This pesto chicken salad sandwich recipe is so simple and easy to make, and healthy too

INGREDIENTS FOR PESTO CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH –

  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 whole wheat sandwich buns
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 2 cups baby spinach

DIRECTIONS FOR PESTO CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH –

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the chicken, mayonnaise, pesto, and parmesan cheese, until combined.
  2. To assemble the sandwiches, scoop 3/4 cup of chicken onto the buns, then top with tomato slices and baby spinach.
  3. Serve immediately and refrigerate any leftover chicken salad.
Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches
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Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe

This pesto chicken salad sandwich is an easy and healthy lunch option.

Course lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword summer
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 sandwiches
Calories 642 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken chopped & cooked
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese grated
  • 4 slices of bread whole wheat
  • 1 tomato medium & sliced
  • 2 cups baby spinach

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the chicken, mayonnaise, pesto, and parmesan cheese, until combined.
  2. To assemble the sandwiches, scoop 3/4 cup of chicken onto the buns, then top with tomato slices and baby spinach.
  3. Serve immediately and refrigerate any leftover chicken salad.
Nutrition Facts
Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 sandwich)
Calories 642 Calories from Fat 549
% Daily Value*
Fat 61g94%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 620mg27%
Potassium 467mg13%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 3778IU76%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This pesto chicken salad sandwich recipe is so simple and easy to make, and healthy too. It's the perfect make-ahead lunch for a busy day!

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