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Dine out at home with chicken sandwiches just like those served in fancy bistros. Ciabatta bread is available at most bakeries and supermarkets.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

30 mins
4 hrs
4 hrs 30 mins
6 to 8 sandwiches


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl combine Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper. Sprinkle mixture evenly over all sides of chicken; rub into chicken with your fingers. Place chicken in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker.

  • Add onion, mushrooms, and garlic. In a bowl combine tomatoes and vinegar; pour over chicken mixture in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2-1/2 hours. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in zucchini and sweet pepper. Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 30 minutes more.

  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine mayonnaise and pesto. Spread pesto mixture evenly over cut sides of bread.

  • Transfer chicken to a cutting board. Using a slotted spoon, spoon vegetable mixture onto bread bottom. Discard cooking juices. Thinly slice chicken. Arrange chicken slices over vegetables. Add basil and bread top. Cut loaf into 6 or 8 serving-size portions.

Nutrition Facts

447 calories; fat 16g; cholesterol 50mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 48g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 7g; insoluble fiber 5g; sugars 6g; protein 27g; vitamin a 1263.3IU; vitamin c 45.5mg; thiamin 0.5mg; riboflavin 0.5mg; niacin equivalents 11.6mg; vitamin b6 0.6mg; folate 177.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 830mg; potassium 593mg; calcium 111.1mg; iron 3.6mg.