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Creamy Pesto Chicken Sandwich


This Creamy Pesto Chicken Sandwich is sure to become one of your favorite meals-made with a creamy pesto, red onion and a seasoned chicken breast.

Makes 1 sandwich

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What ciabatta rolls do I use for this sandwich? 

I get the ciabatta rolls from Trader Joes.

Here’s a picture of the ciabatta rolls. 

Trader Joe’s also sells French rolls that are 130 calories or 4 personalpoints, if you aren’t able to find the ciabatta rolls. 

I like to use my homemade pesto sauce or Trader Joe’s Pesto all Genovese mixed with light Kraft Mayo for the creamy pesto sauce. This pesto sauce is 2 points per 1 Tbsp. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 ( 4 oz.) boneless, skinless, chicken thinly sliced chicken breast
  • Season with your favorite chicken seasoning like paprika, garlic powder, seasoned salt ect. (I use Daks original red seasoning.)
  • 1 Tbsp pesto sauce ( I use my homemade pesto sauce or  Trader Joe’s Pesto alla Genovese)
  • 1 Tbsp light mayonnaise ( I use light Kraft mayonnaise)
  • 2 slices of red onion
  • 1 ciabatta roll ( I use Trader Joe’s 3 or 5 point ciabatta roll)

Directions:

  1. Season and grill chicken breast in a cast iron grill or outdoor grill. (I use this cast iron grill)
  2. Grill chicken until it’s no longer pink.
  3. Slice ciabatta rolls and place in toaster.
  4. In a small mixing bowl combine pesto and mayo. Stir until both ingredients have been incorporated.
  5. Spread pesto mayo on toasted ciabatta and add onion and grilled chicken

Makes 1 sandwich

6-9 PersonalPoints™ per serving*  

 *This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan. 

How do I know how many points this is on my WW individualized plan? 

Click the link below to go to the recipe builder. You’ll first need to sign into your WW account and then the recipe builder will upload. Be sure to edit the recipe with any ingredients that you use that are different. The recipe builder is the most accurate way to create, obtain, and track the Personal Points on your individualized plan. 

*The recipe builder link only works for WW members located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, you’ll need to access the WW app manually to create the recipe in the recipe builder. 

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Creamy Pesto Chicken Sandwich

Creamy Pesto Chicken Sandwich

This Creamy Pesto Chicken Sandwich is sure to become one of your favorite meals-made with a creamy pesto, red onion and a seasoned chicken breast.

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless,skinless, chicken thinly sliced chicken breast
  • Dash of your favorite chicken seasoning like paprika, garlic powder, seasoned salt ect.
  • 1 Tbsp pesto sauce ( I use HOMEMADE PESTO SAUCE or Trader Joe's)
  • 1 Tbsp light mayonnaise ( I use light Kraft mayonnaise)
  • 2 slices of red onion
  • 1 ciabatta roll

Instructions

  1. Season and grill chicken breast in a cast iron grill or outdoor grill. (I use this cast iron grill)
  2. Grill chicken until it’s no longer pink.
  3. Slice ciabatta rolls and place in toaster.
  4. In a small mixing bowl combine pesto and mayo. Stir until both ingredients have been incorporated.
  5. Spread pesto mayo on toasted ciabatta and add onion and grilled chicken.

Makes 1 sandwich

6-9 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

Notes

    Smartpoints: GREEN: 8-10 Smartpoints per sandwich depending on the brand of roll you use  BLUE: 6-8 Smartpoints per sandwich depending on the brand of roll you use PURPLE: 6-8 Smartpoints per sandwich depending on the brand of roll you use 

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 369Total Fat: 11gCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 33g

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