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Pesto for Chicken Party Sandwiches (Curled)
Flexitarian – 0 Carb Choices
© 1997-2012

Not the same as our Basic Pesto, this version was created just for our Chicken Pesto Sandwich. You may also use it with pasta.

Makes 6 Sandwich Servings

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Sodium Per Recipe: 5.169 mg
Sodium Per Serving: .862 mg

Calories: 151
Protein: 2.077 g
Carbohydrate: 1.882 g
Dietary Fiber: .646g
Total Sugars: 0 g
Total Fat: 15.7g
Saturated Fat: 2.192g
Monounsat Fat: 10.2 g
Polyunsat Fat: 2.627 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Calcium: 15.9 mg
Potassium: 84.4 mg
Sodium: .862 mg
Vitamin K: 5.821 mcg

  • 1/3 cup unsalted pignolia pine nuts, lightly toasted in an oven at 350o F. (1.795mg)
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves (1.696mg)
  • 3 medium garlic cloves (1.02mg)
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin (light) olive oil (trace)
  • pinch tarragon to taste (.1 mg) Add to Tastes the Following: 1 slice onion (trace) 1 leaf lettuce, your choice (trace) 1 slice tomato (1 mg)


    Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend to make a coarse paste. Season with pepper, add the pinch of tarragon (to taste).

    To store, cover paste with a little additional olive oil, cover and refrigerate but not longer than 24 hours.

    The pesto will quickly begin to turn brown after that.