Chicken Pesto Caprese Grilled Cheese







  • ¼ cup pesto
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 4 Tablespoons Challenge Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 8 slices whole grain bread
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced ½-inch thick
  • 2 cups roasted shredded chicken
  • 1 ⅓ cups shredded mozzarella


  • 1

    Combine pesto and mayonnaise in a small bowl.

  • 2

    Arrange 8 slices of bread on a board and spread each with butter. Flip all of the slices and spread with pesto mixture. Divide basil across half of the slices. Top with tomato slices and 1/2 cup shredded chicken. Pile 1/3 cup shredded cheese evenly on top of the tomatoes. Top with remaining bread slices, pesto side down.

  • 3

    Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Carefully transfer one sandwich to the skillet and cook until bread is golden and cheese is starting to melt, 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook another 2-3 minutes, until cheese is fully melted. Repeat with remaining 3 sandwiches.

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