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Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs

Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs
Makes:
4
Prep Time:
20
minutes
Total Time:
88
minutes
Low CalorieLow Sodium
based on
1 reviews
Grill up some wholesome fun with this flavorful recipe for Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs.

Marinated in a robust pesto sauce, these skewers of tender chicken pieces and seasoned vegetables make a colorful and appetizing entrée.

In this recipe:


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Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
  • BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (11 oz.)
  • Grated lemon peel from 1 lemon
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound assorted vegetables (cherry tomatoes, bell pepper cubes, zucchini wedges, button mushrooms and/or eggplant cubes)
  • 4 (10-inch) skewers

Directions:

COMBINE pesto, lemon peel and lemon juice in large, resealable plastic bag. Add chicken and vegetables; seal. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.

THREAD chicken and vegetables alternately on skewers; discard any remaining marinade.

PREHEAT grill or broiler. (Place kebabs on baking sheet if broiling.) Grill or broil for 5 minutes; turn over. Grill or broil for an additional 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender and chicken is cooked through. Season with salt and ground black pepper, if desired.

NOTE: If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 30 minutes before threading.


Reviews:

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    SO yummy!

    Kelsey from Phoenix, AZ

    We made these and they were gone in a flash. Everyone loved them! We marinated the chicken for longer than an hour.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

  • Calories: 140
  • Calories from Fat: 70
  • Total Fat: 7g (11% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g (7% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 35mg (12% of DV)
  • Sodium: 135mg (6% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 4g (1% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (4% of DV)
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 15g
  • Vitamin A: 6% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 35% of DV
  • Calcium: 6% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
  • BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (11 oz.)
  • Grated lemon peel from 1 lemon
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound assorted vegetables (cherry tomatoes, bell pepper cubes, zucchini wedges, button mushrooms and/or eggplant cubes)
  • 4 (10-inch) skewers

 

Directions

COMBINE pesto, lemon peel and lemon juice in large, resealable plastic bag. Add chicken and vegetables; seal. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.

THREAD chicken and vegetables alternately on skewers; discard any remaining marinade.

PREHEAT grill or broiler. (Place kebabs on baking sheet if broiling.) Grill or broil for 5 minutes; turn over. Grill or broil for an additional 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender and chicken is cooked through. Season with salt and ground black pepper, if desired.

NOTE: If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 30 minutes before threading.

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