Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo (Lighter)

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1/8

Servings per recipe: 8

  • Calories 530
  • Calories from Fat 220
  • Total Fat 24g 37%
  • Saturated Fat 7g 35%
  • Cholesterol 110mg 36%
  • Sodium 960mg 40%
  • Carbohydrates 31g 10%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
  • Sugars  3g
  • Protein 44g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 30%
  • Iron 15%

Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo (Lighter)

BUITONI® Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo (Lighter)

Prep: Min

Total: Min

Serves: 8

Savor the flavor with this recipe for Grilled Chicken Sandwiches with Pesto Mayo.

Perfect for tailgating, indoor entertaining, or even a weeknight family meal, these sandwiches offer a classy, yet casual approach to mealtime.

The unique and easy-to-prepare pesto spread creates an enticing alternative to the ordinary sandwich - delighting taste buds in every bite.

 Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil  (7 oz.)
Nutritional Facts


  • 1 container BUITONI Refrigerated Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil (7 oz.), divided
  • 8 (about 2 1/2 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 8 ciabatta bread or French rolls, split horizontally
  • 8 thin slices reduced fat provolone or other Italian cheese


PREHEAT grill or broiler.

SPREAD 3 tablespoons pesto over chicken breasts. Place remaining pesto and mayonnaise in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Spoon into squeeze bottle or covered container and keep chilled until ready for use.

GRILL or broil chicken for 5 minutes over medium heat; turn over. Grill or broil for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.

SPREAD pesto mayo over bread; top with chicken and cheese. Add lettuce, sliced tomato and sliced red onion, if desired.