Pesto Chicken Panini

Pesto Chicken Panini


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About this recipe: A delicious combination for a chicken sandwich: roast chicken, pesto, veggies and cheese sandwiched between focaccia. Simple, fast and tasty and a nice change.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 focaccia bread, quartered
  • 8 tablespoons prepared basil pesto
  • 150g diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 green pepper, diced
  • 4 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 120g grated Cheddar, mozzarella or Monterey Jack cheese

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat a panini press.
  2. Slice each quarter of focaccia bread in half horizontally. Spread each half with pesto. Layer bottom halves with equal amounts chicken, green pepper, onion and cheese. Top with remaining focaccia halves, forming 4 sandwiches.
  3. Grill panini 5 minutes in the preheated press, or until focaccia is golden brown and cheese is melted.

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