A great lunch idea is homemade pesto chicken salad. The key to this recipe is the pesto, especially if you make it yourself. Homemade pesto can be made with basil, arugula, or other herbs that you may like, and it can be made up to two days ahead. To make the chicken salad, boil chicken breasts, and shred. Then mix in pesto, sun-dried tomatoes, and mayonnaise and spread on a roll. Garnish with lettuce and tomato if you wish. This chicken salad can be kept in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Key Takeaways:

  • Pesto and chicken go together well enough when it comes to Italian cuisine. Combine Pesto and chicken salad for a delectable entree unlike any else.
  • It is a quick and easy lunch recipe that needs to be considered in full. Mix in sun-dried tomatoes for a delicious treat to be considered.
  • The potato salad will pair well with fruits and sliced vegetables. Smear the potato salad on a bun for a delicious lunch sandwich.

“The best chicken salad starts with a really good, quick homemade pesto.”

Read more: http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-the-best-pesto-chicken-salad-246165

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