Turkey Pesto Melt

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Eileen Hineline

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@HappyCooking58

I am always looking for new sandwich recipes. I brown bag my lunch for work but I also have 2 sons at home to feed and I know this would be a huge hit with them. Just look at the picture! You know your mouth is watering and you want one right now!
I am hungry!
recipe/photo( Go Bold With Butter Web Site)

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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    6 tablespoons butter, softened to room temperature and divided
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    1 large sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
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    1 teaspoon sugar(i would omit sugar)
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    8 slices italian or country bread
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    4 tablespoons prepared pesto
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    4 tablespoons bbq sauce
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    8 ounces low-sodium deli turkey
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    4 slices swiss cheese

How to Make Turkey Pesto Melt

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and sprinkle with sugar and cook for 25-30 minutes or until dark brown and caramelized, stirring occasionally and turning heat down to medium-low when onions begin to brown. Set aside to cool – may be made up to a day ahead of time.
  2. Spread 1/2 tablespoon butter on one side of each slice of bread, then place buttered-side-down on cutting board. Spread 1 tablespoon pesto on 4 bread slices, and 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce on the remaining bread slices. Divide turkey, caramelized onions, and cheese between 4 bread slices then top with remaining slices.
  3. Cook in a Panini press preheated to medium-high heat until golden brown and crisp or in a large skillet over medium heat for 3-4 minutes a side. Slice in half then serve.

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About Turkey Pesto Melt

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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