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Pesto-Chicken Sandwiches

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Served open-face on a ready-to-serve pizza crust, this inventive hot sandwich tastes just as though you ordered it from a New York deli.
Ingredients
  Ready-to-serve italian pizza crusts 10 Ounce (7 inches in diameter)
  Ready to serve Italian pizza crusts 10 Ounce (7 inches in diameter)
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Celery stalk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (1 medium sized)
  Cut-up cooked chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cut up cooked chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Basil pesto 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon (grated freshly)
  Shredded lettuce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Heat pizza crusts as directed on package if desired.
2. Meanwhile, heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook celery in oil 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender; reduce heat. Stir in chicken and pesto. Cook, stirring occasionally, until hot.
3. Spoon chicken mixture onto pizza crusts. Mix cheese and lettuce; sprinkle over chicken mixture. Cut each pizza crust in half.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Holi
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Party
Ingredient: 
Cheese, Chicken, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 841 Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.3%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 81 mg27%

Sodium 796.7 mg33.2%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.1%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 37 g74.4%

Vitamin A 50.4% Vitamin C 9.8%

Calcium 98.3% Iron 51.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pesto-Chicken Sandwiches Recipe