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Open-Face Melted Mozzarella Sandwich With Spinach Pesto Chicken

Cuisine dinner, sandwiches
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 503 kcal
Author One Clever Chef


  • Homemade Pesto Recipe Here
  • 2 cups Packed Spinach Leaves
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2/3 cup Cashews or pine nuts
  • 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil add more for a smoother texture
  • 2/3 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 pinch Kosher Salt
  • Sandwich Toppings
  • 6 thin slices of Whole Wheat Bread
  • 1 1/2 cup Grated Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Large Tomato Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 Onion Thinly Sliced
  • 1 1/2 Cup Chopped Chicken
  • About 1 1/2 cup Pesto Recipe above


  1. Preheat over at 350 Degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Lay a sheet of wax paper on a cookie pan. Place the slices of bread on the sheet. Spread a reasonable amount of pesto on every slice of bread.
  3. In a bowl, mix the chicken with about 3/4 cup pesto. Lay some pesto chicken evenly on every slice. Place 1-2 Tomato Slice(s).
  4. Sprinkle some grated mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle some thin onion slices.
  5. Bake for about 15-18 minutes or until the cheese and onion slices start getting a golden brown color.
  6. Serve with a simple balsamic salad!

Recipe Notes

*While this recipe is rich in various essential nutrients, be warned that it is NOT a low-calorie recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Open-Face Melted Mozzarella Sandwich With Spinach Pesto Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 503 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 482mg21%
Potassium 376mg11%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 1230IU25%
Vitamin C 4.1mg5%
Calcium 341mg34%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.