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Chicken and Roasted Red Pepper Sandwiches

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I have a new favorite sandwich. There Chicken and Roasted Red Pepper Sandwiches are easy to make and tastes amazing. A big bonus is the chicken is prepared in the slow cooker. Slow cooked meals are such a great option for summer. They save energy and don’t heat up the house.

I also loved that this all comes together with just a few ingredients. Pesto happens to be one of them. You can buy bottled pesto at the grocery store right with the spaghetti sauce. I however prefer to buy it in the refrigerated section. I love to get a big bottle of it from Costco or Sam’s Club. However, if you don’t want such a big bottle, Walmart has a small tub that you can find in either the produce or deli refrigerated section.

Last, the sandwich is made on a loaf of focaccia bread. I pick up my loaf from Sam’s Club. I used their rosemary and sea salt loaf. If you prefer, you can always make your own or even use some other kind of roll or bread to serve it on. I think ciabatta would be another great option.

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Here is what you need to make the

Chicken and Roasted Red Pepper Sandwiches

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Roasted Red Pepper and Chicken Sandwiches


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  • 6 chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, sliced
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp pesto
  • 1 loaf focaccia bread (around 13 oz in size), cut into 6 pieces and each pieces sliced down the middle
  • slice tomato
  • lettuce


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place in the slow cooker.
  2. Place roasted red pepper on top of chicken. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  3. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred. Place back in slow cooker and mix with juices.
  4. In a bowl, combine mayonnaise and pest until combined.
  5. Drain off any excess juices from the chicken and serve on with the pesto mayonnaise tomato slices, and lettuce. Makes 6 sandwiches.
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Recipe adapted from Your Home Based Mom.

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k at Healthy Living 4 Him June 18, 2013 - 11:52 am

I LOVE your blog!!! Thanks for sooooo many wonderful and tasty recipes!!! 🙂