Chicken Skewers with Tarragon-Pistachio Pesto
Chicken Skewers with Tarragon-Pistachio Pesto
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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    Rounding this main course into supper for company is easy. Get store-bought hummus and pita chips for everyone to nibble on while you're at the grill, and serve the skewers with rice or couscous on the side and a bottle of rosé. Have a guest bring ice cream, sorbet, or cookies for dessert.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted natural pistachios
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • 1 medium garlic clove, peeled
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 16 1-inch pieces red onion (1/3 inch thick)
    • 16 1-inch squares red bell pepper
    • 8 lemon slices, halved
    • 1 pound chicken tenders (about 8 large)
    • 8 metal skewers

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 474 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 34 g 51.84%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 29.51%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 47 mg 15.75%
    • Sodium: 562 mg 23.42%
    • Calcium: 38 mg 3.79%
    • Potassium: 115 mg 3.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.19%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.86%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 14.82%
    • Vitamin C 18.83%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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