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Turkey, Peas and Pesto


Who doesn’t love a classic turkey sandwich? If you’re starting to feel like you’re in a turkey-sandwich rut, we have the perfect recipe for you to jazz up your favorite sandwich filler.

Created by Chef Fabio Viviani, this simple yet tasty recipe for a Turkey, Peas and Pesto sandwich is beautifully colored with peas and pesto and topped with turkey and red onion—so beautiful that the chef serves it open-faced on toasted Arnold® Sandwich Thins® Rolls: 100% Whole Wheat!

Not only are Arnold® Sandwich Thins® Rolls: 100% Whole Wheat delicious, they’re also nutritious with 20 grams of whole grains and 5 grams of fiber per serving. What’s not to love?

Ingredients (4 servings)

2 Arnold® Sandwich Thins® Rolls 100% Whole Wheat rolls, toasted
1/2 small red onion, sliced
2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
2 tbsp. butter
12 oz. frozen peas
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 c. pesto
8 oz. sliced roasted turkey


Toss the onion and vinegar in a small bowl. Let sit until the onion is tender and bright pink, 3 to 5 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the peas and ¼ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper and cook until heated through, 5 to 7 minutes. Mash until the peas hold together. Divide the peas, onion, pesto, and turkey among the rolls, serve open faced.