Turkey Pesto Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing


6 servings

Updated: Jan. 01, 2018
This yummy turkey pesto sandwich is easy and travels well. Make several to feed a crowd, and use any meat, veggies and cheese you like. —Marion Sundberg, Yorba Linda, California
Turkey Pesto Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread
  • 1 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 pound thinly sliced deli turkey
  • 1/2 pound provolone cheese, thinly sliced
  • 2 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cut the top fourth off loaf of bread. Carefully hollow out the bottom, leaving a 1/2-in. shell. (Discard removed bread or save for another use.) Spread pesto on the inside of top and bottom of bread. Set top aside.
  2. In bottom of bread, layer turkey, cheese, zucchini, tomatoes and onion. Gently press layers together. Replace bread top and wrap tightly in foil.
  3. Place on a baking sheet. Bake until heated through, 25-30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 544 calories, 30g fat (11g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 1828mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein.

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