Chicken Pesto Caprese Sandwiches

If you need a great spring and summer recipe that’s perfect for a picnic, then these Chicken Pesto Caprese Sandwiches are it! These are so easy to put together in just a few minutes and are made with simple, healthy ingredients. I love having sandwiches for lunch in the summer, and these are an elevated option! The flavors are so good – pesto is the quintessential summer flavor IMO. The sandwiches would work great for a party or any outdoor event, too. Let me know if you try these! 

What You Will Need:

Chicken Breasts 

Caprese tomatoes


Basil pesto 


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Chicken Pesto Caprese Sandwiches

Chicken Pesto Caprese Sandwiches. Such a great spring/summer sandwich, perfect for a picnic!

Cook Time
20 Minutes


4 chicken thinly sliced breasts 

34 Caprese tomatoes 

8 ounces mozzarella 

1/2 cup basil pesto 

8 slices of bread


  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat 
  2. Add garlic, salt, & pepper to the chicken breasts 
  3. Add oil the skillet when hot 
  4. Cook then chicken breasts for about 6 minutes on each side, until internal temp is 165F 
  5. Preheat oven to 350F
  6. add 2 tbsp pesto to one slice of bread, repeat for 3 more pieces. 
  7. Add tomatoes to 4 slices, then chicken breasts, then mozzarella 
  8. Toast in the oven until the mozzarella is melted 
  9. Remove & serve! 
  10. This makes 4 sandwiches