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Chicken-Pesto Skewers

Chicken-Pesto Skewers is rated 4.666666666666667 out of 5 by 3.
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4 servings

A quick blend of vinaigrette, basil and cheese give these chicken and fresh tomato skewers the sophisticated pesto flavor you've been looking for.

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  • Heat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Blend dressing, basil and cheese in blender until smooth. Toss 1/4 cup pesto with combined chicken and tomatoes. Refrigerate or freeze remaining 1/2 cup pesto for another use.
  • Thread chicken and tomatoes alternately onto skewers.
  • Grill 5 min. on each side or until chicken is done.

Creative Leftovers

Toss remaining 1/2 cup pesto with 1/2 lb. hot cooked pasta.


If using wooden skewers, soak skewers in water for 30 min. before using to assemble kabobs to prevent them from burning on the grill.

How to Store Long-Stemmed Fresh Herbs

Place long-stemmed fresh herbs, such as parsley, cilantro and dill, in a tall glass with the stem ends down. Fill with an inch of cold water; make sure no leaves are under the water. Cover the leaves loosely with a plastic bag and refrigerate until ready to use, changing the water every 2 days. Herbs should stay vibrant and fresh for about 5 days.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
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  • Carb Choices: 0 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 4 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The tomatoes add a good source of vitamin A to these tasty skewers.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 200
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 310mg
Carbohydrate 4g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 29g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great summer cook-out recipe. A great summer cook-out recipe. And it's fast, easy and fun to put together. It is also kid friendly put together recipe. My kids had fun putting them together while I did the cooking on the grill. Ed from Boston, MA
Date published: 2012-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and light...not tomato eater in this house so I subbed zucchini and red pepper....served over... Easy and light...not tomato eater in this house so I subbed zucchini and red pepper....served over rice and it a complete meal.
Date published: 2014-09-01
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