Chicken Margherita Sandwiches

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We just made these chicken margherita sandwiches as a Ragú® #NewTraDish mash-up recipe the whole family will love as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars…and they are SO good!!!
Chicken Margherita SandwichesMmmm! Seriously so good and SO easy to make! These chicken margherita sandwiches are perfect for a quick weeknight meal or a creative way to use up some leftovers. This is one that the whole family enjoyed! It’s a different twist on some classic recipes and part of a little creative recipe challenge. Ragú® asked me to create a few “New TraDishes” by mixing up a couple of Ragú® Classic Recipes into one new dish. I did it last month with a delicious philly cheesesteak pizza! And, this month our “New TraDish” is the chicken margherita sandwich! Chicken Marghertia SandwichRagú® has a number of quick and easy-to-make family favorite recipes – like Italian Cheese Steak Sandwiches and Chicken Margherita. So, those became my inspiration for this month’s New TraDish. I LOVE margherita pizza, so chicken margherita pizza would be delicious. But, I wanted to get a little more creative since we just did the philly cheesesteak pizza last month. So, I thought a big family-sized sandwich would be great! Chicken Margherita Italian SubThe whole thing is so easy to make and comes together in just a few minutes. Even better, you just need a few simple ingredients, like chicken, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, and Ragú® Old World Style® Sauce! Just a little baking time in the oven and it goes from fridge to table in no time! Making Italian SubHere’s the simple recipe:

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Chicken Margherita Sandwiches

This chicken margherita sub-sandwich is a great twist on some Italian classics - easy to make and delicious!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Sara @ Mom Endeavors


  • 1 loaf french bread
  • 1 Cup Ragú® Old World Style® Traditional Sauce
  • 2 chicken breasts shredded or chunked about 2 cups
  • fresh mozzarella approx. 8 slices
  • fresh basil
  • 4 TBSP butter
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 Cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Set oven to broil
  • Halve bread to fit on baking sheet, cut bread halves to make a sandwich
  • Place bread on baking sheet (open face up) and place in the oven under the broiler for 1 minute, just enough to slightly toast the bread.
  • Remove bread and reduce oven temperature to 400.
  • On one side of each bread halves (the lower sandwich side), spread on about 1/4 Cup of Ragú® sauce.
  • Top with chicken and spread remaining sauce over the chicken.
  • Place fresh mozzarella slices over the chicken & sauce and top with fresh basil leaves.
  • On the other open side of the sandwich, spread 2 TBSP butter, about 1 tsp of garlic powder and 1/4 C of shredded Parmesan cheese. Repeat for other sandwich half.
  • Return to oven for approximately 10-12 minutes, until heated through and cheeses start to melt.
  • Once down, remove from oven and folder over like a sandwich. Cut into slices and serve warm.
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 Easy Homemade Italian SubSuper YUM!!!

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I’m Sara, a mom to three adorable boys living in the Arizona desert. As a former teacher, I love sharing my passions with others. So, have a look around for creative inspiration about cooking, creating, celebrating, traveling with kids, and more everyday mom endeavors!


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