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Tuscan Chicken Sandwich

This Tuscan Chicken Sandwich features seasoned grilled chicken, provolone cheese, baby spinach leaves, roasted red peppers, and pesto mayo on Ciabatta rolls or sandwich buns.

This recipe makes a great lunch, dinner or impressive romantic date night meal for two.

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Tuscan Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

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How to make Tuscan Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

Place the chicken cutlets between sheets of plastic wrap and pound thin.

Sprinkle the chicken on both sides with garlic powder, dried oregano, salt and pepper.

two chicken cutlets pounded flat and sprinkled with seasonings.

Drain and slice or dice the roasted red peppers.

roasted red peppers sliced on a cutting board with a knife.

Preheat the grill to medium-high direct heat.

In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and the pesto and set aside.

pesto may sauce mixed in a bowl.

Grill the chicken until cooked through, about 3 – 5 minutes per side.

two chicken cutlets cooking on a grill.

Place the provolone slices onto the chicken to melt just a little during the last minute or two.

to chicken cutlets topped with provolone cheese cooking on a grill.

Transfer the chicken to a plate and let rest for about 3 minutes.

If desired, toast the sandwich buns or Ciabatta rolls on the grill until heated through and lightly browned.

Spread the pesto mayo onto both sides of the sandwich buns or rolls.

On the bottom halves of the sandwich buns, layer the spinach leaves, chicken with melted provolone cheese, and roasted red peppers followed by the sandwich roll tops.

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Tuscan Chicken Sandwich

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Tuscan Chicken Sandwich

This Tuscan Chicken Sandwich features seasoned grilled chicken, provolone cheese, baby spinach leaves, roasted red peppers, and pesto mayo on Ciabatta rolls or sandwich buns. Ready in 20 minutes!
4.75 from 8 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Chicken-Poultry
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2
Calories 661 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless chicken cutlets
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • ½ cup Roasted Red Peppers (from a jar)
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp pesto (from a jar)
  • 2 slices provolone cheese
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves (or lettuce)
  • 2 large sandwich buns (or Ciabatta rolls)

Instructions
 

  • Place the chicken cutlets between sheets of plastic wrap and pound thin.
  • Sprinkle the chicken on both sides with garlic powder, dried oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Drain and slice or dice the roasted red peppers.
  • Pre-heat the grill for medium-high direct heat.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and the pesto and set aside.
  • Grill the chicken until cooked through, about 3 – 5 minutes per side.
  • Place the provolone slices onto the chicken to melt just a little during the last minute or two.
  • Transfer the chicken to a plate and let rest about 3 minutes.
  • If desired, toast the sandwich buns or Ciabatta rolls on the grill until heated through and lightly browned.
  • Spread the pesto mayo onto both sides of the sandwich buns or rolls.
  • On the bottom halves of the sandwich buns, layer the spinach leaves, chicken with melted provolone cheese, and roasted red peppers followed by the sandwich roll tops.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 661kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 48gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 14gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 134mgSodium: 1385mgPotassium: 873mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1985IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 258mgIron: 4mg
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Recipe Rating




Ashley

Tuesday 12th of January 2021

I made these sandwiches for dinner tonight, using a fresh roasted red pepper, and cooking the chicken in a skillet. The sandwiches were fantastic! Great recipe! Will make these again soon, for sure!

Zona

Wednesday 13th of January 2021

Hi Ashley, so glad you enjoyed these sandwiches! Thank you :)