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Turkey Pesto Sandwich

Grilled Turkey Pesto Sandwich

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Grilled Turkey Pesto Sandwich is your new favorite sandwich! Sliced grilled turkey, homemade pesto, tomato and fresh mozzarella is sandwich between toasted sour dough bread.
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American-Italian
Keyword grilled turkey sandwich, pesto, turkey pesto sandwich, turkey sandwich
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 840
Author Laurie McNamara


  • pounds turkey breast tenderloins
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil extra light
  • 2 tablespoons adobo seasoning see notes
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground, plus more for tomatoes
  • 8 slices sourdough bread toasted
  • 4 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise or use smashed avocado
  • 1 medium tomato or 8 slices
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 12 slices fresh mozzarella
  • 4 leaves romaine lettuce


  • Preheat outdoor grill to 500°.
  • Meanwhile, toss tenderloins in olive oil. Season with adobo and black pepper, toss to coat evenly.
  • Once the grill is hot, grill the seasoned tenderloins for 3 to 4 minutes a side or until fully cooked and no longer pink. About 8 minutes.
  • Remove grilled turkey to a cutting board and ligthly cover with foil and rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  • Toast your bread. Spread the inside of one slice with pesto and the other with mayo or substitute with smashed avocado.
  • Top the pesto side with tomato, salt and pepper and fresh mozzarella. Top the mayo or avocado side with sliced turkey and lettuce.
  • Put the sides together, cut in half and enjoy!


Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 840kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1537mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g