Chicken, Bacon, and Pesto Grilled Sandwich

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Chicken, Bacon, and Pesto Grilled Sandwich
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 35 min.
Ready in
Calories:
764
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie764 kcal(36 %)
Protein50.94 g(52 %)
Fat46.94 g(40 %)
Carbohydrates36.42 g(24 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1.81 g(6 %)
Vitamin A453.73 mg(56,716 %)
Vitamin D0.14 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E1.1 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₁0.38 mg(38 %)
Vitamin B₂0.26 mg(24 %)
Niacin24.71 mg(206 %)
Vitamin B₆0.66 mg(47 %)
Folate40.34 μg(13 %)
Pantothenic acid1.1 mg(18 %)
Biotin3.4 μg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.41 μg(14 %)
Vitamin C22.7 mg(24 %)
Potassium580.86 mg(15 %)
Calcium463.01 mg(46 %)
Magnesium39.61 mg(13 %)
Iron5.37 mg(36 %)
Zinc1.37 mg(17 %)
Saturated fatty acids13.68 g
Cholesterol133.08 mg
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How healthy are the main ingredients?
BasilgarlicChicken breasttomatoMayonnaise

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 handful
fresh Basil (rinsed and shaken dry)
2 cloves
garlic (peeled)
salt (to taste)
freshly ground Black pepper (to taste)
5 tablespoons
good-quality olive oil (divided)
4 slices
canadian bacon (roughly chopped)
4
boneless, skinless Chicken breasts (110 g | 4 oz each)
1 tablespoon
2 balls
Buffalo mozzarella (drained and cut and thinly sliced)
2
ripe tomatoes (rinsed; trimmed and sliced)
4
burger buns (split; grilled or toasted)
4
Lettuce leaves (rinsed and dried)
4 tablespoons
Mayonnaise (may substitute your favorite condiment)

Preparation steps

1.
Preheat oven to 200° F.
2.
Chop the basil leaves and garlic cloves. Combine the chopped basil, garlic, salt, pepper and 4 to 5 tablespoons of olive oil in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until thoroughly blended; set aside.
3.
Cook the Canadian bacon in a grill pan until golden and heated through. Transfer to ovenproof dish and keep warm in preheated oven.
4.
Rinse the chicken under cold running water and pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Add about 1 tablespoon olive oil to the grill pan and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, turning once, until the chicken is cooked through.
5.
Spread mayonnaise or your favorite condiment on the bottom of each bun, cover with lettuce, tomato slices, chicken, Canadian bacon, and mozzarella slices. Sprinkle pesto over the top and cover with bun top.
6.
Serve with french fries if desired.