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Turkey pesto melt

Serves 4

Tip: Keep leftover Basil Pesto Mayo in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Use on sandwiches or as a cold pasta salad dressing.

  1. Add 1 cup fresh basil leaves.
  2. Add 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds.
  3. Add 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese.
  4. Add 3 cloves minced garlic.
  5. Add 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.
  6. Process until well-blended.
  7. Add 1 cup reduced fat mayonnaise.
  8. Lightly coat 4 pieces whole-wheat bread with cooking spray and place coated side down.
  9. Spread 1 1/2 tablespoons basil pesto mayo.
  10. Place 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese.
  11. Add 4 ounces reduced-sodium sliced turkey.
  12. Add 2 slices tomato.
  13. Bake 10 to 15 minutes at 375 F.

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

Last Updated Mar 22, 2018

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