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Mini Grilled Chicken Clubs

Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 5 minutes; Total time: 20 minutes.

Health SEPTEMBER 2010

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)


  • 1 small zucchini, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 large garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill
  • 4 chicken cutlets (3/4 pound total)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 small sandwich rolls, cut into thirds crosswise
  • 1 small tomato, cut into 8 thin slices


1. Combine zucchini, garlic, basil, Parmesan, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon oil in a food processor; process until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl.

2. Preheat a lightly oiled grill over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper; grill until golden and cooked through (about 4-5 minutes). Transfer to a cutting board; slice in half. Toast cut sides of rolls on grill until golden on one side (about 1 minute).

3. Top bottoms of rolls with half of chicken and pesto; top with middle piece of roll. Layer rolls with remaining half of ingredients and tomato slices. Top with remaining part of roll. Serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 233
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Carbohydrate: 16g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 52mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 325mg
  • Calcium: 127mg

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