Chicken Salad Sandwiches With Pesto

chicken-salad-sandwich RecipePhoto: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Sara Slavin


  • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons commercial pesto (such as Classico)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups (8 ounces) chopped cooked skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 3/4 cup chopped peeled English cucumber
  • 1 cup (about 4 ounces) grape tomatoes, halved
  • 8 (1.2-ounce) slices whole-grain bread
  • 1 cup alfalfa sprouts


1. Combine first 5 ingredients (through black pepper) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Combine chicken, cucumber, tomatoes, and mayonnaise mixture in a large bowl; mix gently. Spread chicken mixture over 4 bread slices; top with sprouts and remaining bread.

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  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:328
Fat per serving:9g
Saturated fat per serving:2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:2g
Protein per serving:26g
Carbohydrates per serving:37g
Fiber per serving:5g
Cholesterol per serving:49mg
Iron per serving:3mg
Sodium per serving:660mg
Calcium per serving:94mg