Basil Pesto Sunshine Sandwich

Basil Pesto Sunshine Sandwich


"This is a sandwich you'll never forget. Two kinds of pesto are spread on focaccia, which is then piled high with roasted red peppers, feta cheese and basil."


10 m servings 720 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 720 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 50.2 g
  • 77%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.6g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 27 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 2127 mg
  • 85%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise and basil pesto; spread onto one half of bread. Spread other half with sun-dried tomato pesto. Arrange roasted red peppers on bottom piece. Cover with feta cheese, then fresh basil. Top with remaining slice of bread.
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  1. 45 Ratings


TGI Friday's has a dish called the Roasted Veggie Sandwich. I wanted to duplicate it, so I used this recipe. Instead of feta, I used a thick slice of mozzarella, added roasted red peppers, and...

This sandwich was awesome! It caught my eye because I had most of the ingredients on hand but had to make some slight alterations. I toasted the focaccia bread slightly, then put my pesto sauc...

Too fatty what with the oil and mayo. Better to mix the pesto with riccotta cheese in the blender. Also, basil is expensive. We make pesto of fresh spinach leaves, parsley, lemon juice, walnuts,...

I followed the recipe exactly. I thought it was okay but after awhile the red peppers didn't taste that great. I think it would be better with a nice grilled chicken breast, but then it wouldn...

Another alternative I like is Herb Foccacia bread with spinach, tomatoes, and mozarella, and pesto spread on the bread. Sprinkle salt and pepper in the sandwich and viola!

Very tasty, but very greasy and fatty. Overall very good.

Very tasty! A little oily given the roasted red peppers in a jar and the pesto, but you can cut back on that by roasting the red peppers yourself. I also skipped the mayo, and used thin sliced s...

I really love all these ingredients on their own, but togther, they were just too overpowering for me. The cheese and the pestos were just too much. If I ever make this again I would use mozze...

This is absolutely delicious! I had black bean soup and Blue Nun Rheinhessen wine with the sandwich. It was wonderful.