Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs (Lighter)

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1/4

Servings per recipe: 4

  • Calories 130
  • Calories from Fat 45
  • Total Fat 5g 8%
  • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Cholesterol 35mg 12%
  • Sodium 170mg 7%
  • Carbohydrates 5g 2%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
  • Sugars  3g
  • Protein 16g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 35%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 4%

Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs (Lighter)

BUITONI® Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs (Lighter)

Prep: Min

Total: Min

Serves: 4

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.

Served with a fresh salad, these kebabs are a perfect addition to the summer season.

 Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil  (7 oz.)
Nutritional Facts


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


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.