Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs


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.

Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs

Minutes to Prep 20

Total Minutes 28

Serves 4

Difficulty 3


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


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 10-inch 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.