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Spinach and Chicken Salad Sandwich
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Chicken Nuggets, Q2, 2013
Pierce Chicken® Chicken Gourmet Deli Salad on toasted Italian bread topped with a spinach and walnut pesto, sliced red onion and provolone cheese.
INGREDIENTS
Italian bread, sliced ½-inch thick, toasted 48 pieces
Spinach and walnut pesto (recipe provided) 3 cups
Provolone cheese, sliced 1 pound (24 slices)
Pierce Chicken® Chicken Gourmet Deli Salad (Code #17801), thawed  3 quarts
(Approx. ¾ of a tub)
Red onion, peeled, thinly sliced 3 cups
Baby spinach 1½ quarts

 

METHOD

To make one serving:

  1. Spread 1 tablespoon spinach and walnut pesto on each slice of toast.
  2. Layer 1 toast with 1 slice provolone, ½ cup Chicken Gourmet Deli Salad, 5 slices red onion, and ¼ cup spinach. Place remaining bread slice on top, pesto side down.
  3. Cut in half to serve

SPINACH AND WALNUT PESTO

Baby spinach, trimmed 2¼ cups
Basil, fresh, trimmed 1½ cups
Parmesan cheese, grated ¾ cup
Walnuts, toasted ¾ cup
Italian parsley, trimmed 6 tablespoons
Lemon juice 3 tablespoons
Salt 2 teaspoons
Olive oil 1¼ cups

Makes 3 cups:

  1. Process the spinach, basil, Parmesan cheese, walnuts, parsley, lemon juice and salt in a food processor until combined.
  2. Add olive oil; pulse until combined.
Main Ingredient
Chicken Gourmet Deli Salad
Chicken Gourmet Deli Salad
Product Code 17801
Case Pack: 5 lb (2 units)
Net Wt: 10 lb

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