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Pesto Focaccia Sandwich


posted: 08/29/12

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Pesto Focaccia Sandwich | A delicious and easy sandwich that can feed a crowd!

Recently I had a whole gaggle of children over at my house. It was one of those Sundays that comes at the end of a long week and all you want to do is kick back with your friends and chat while the kids play. Well . . . that was the plan when all the children at once started to complain that they were hungry. Crazy kids and their need to eat!

Fortunately, my genius friend and I took one look at the loaf of focaccia on the counter, and came up with this little beauty. It is simple and feeds a gaggle. Exactly the type of recipe I need to have on hand.

Start by cutting your loaf in half. (I’m going to hold your hand through this super complicated recipe because I’m sweet like that.)

Add about 1/4 a cup of jarred pesto to the bottom half.

Add about 10 slices of deli turkey.

Add three slices of provolone cheese.

Pop in a 350 degree oven on a baking sheet (or a pizza stone) for twenty minutes.

Pass out the pieces of steamy sandwich to the gaggle children.

Or quick whip up a box of mac and cheese for them and save the sandwhich as a yummy appetizer for the now drooling adults.


Hi! I'm Lisa Longley, and I am committed to giving you simple dinner ideas and recipes that are easy to make; recipes that will fill your home with joy. I am the owner and author of SimpleJoy.com and I'm so glad that you are here.

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  1. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust says

    Best. Sandwich. Ever!!!!!

    • Lisa says

      Dorothy, as the wife of a picky eater, when I make something that a picky eater likes, it warms the cockles of my heart!

  2. Jessi @ Practically Functional says

    Ooh yum, that looks great! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  3. Adelina Priddis says

    Yummy! I think I’ll save this one for me. Leave the mac and cheese for the kids.
    Thanks for linking to Foodie Friday

  4. The Mandatory Mooch says

    This looks delicious and easy. Perfect for my family!! Thanks for linking up to Tasty Thursdays on The Mandatory Mooch. I hope you will link up again this week. The party will be live tonight. http://www.mandatorymooch.blogspot.com

    Thanks, Nichi

  5. Not Your Ordinary Agent says

    Beautiful!! This looks like one of my favorite sandwiches! Thanks for sharing at Foodtastic Friday!

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