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Turkey Pesto Subs

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

It was time to amp up my usual sandwich rotation. I used pesto with turkey, sweet red pepper and onion to get the crunch and munch factor going. —Rusty Koll, Elmwood, Illinois
Turkey Pesto Subs Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound turkey breast tenderloins, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium onion, halved and sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 4 hoagie buns, split partway
  • 4 slices provolone cheese, halved

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Add turkey; cook until no longer pink, 5-6 minutes. Remove from pan.
  2. In same pan, heat remaining oil. Add pepper and onion; cook and stir until tender, 3-4 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Return turkey to pan; stir in pesto. Remove from heat.
  3. Place buns on a baking sheet, cut side up. Top with turkey mixture and cheese. Broil 2-3 in. from heat until cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes.

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