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Chicken Kebabs with Creamy Pesto Recipe!

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Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 kebab and 1 tablespoon sauce)
Total time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, divided
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 (1-inch) pieces yellow bell pepper
8 cherry tomatoes
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 small red onion, cut into 8 wedges
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
1 tablespoon commercial pesto
Preparation

1. Preheat broiler.

2. Combine rind, 1 tablespoon juice, garlic, oil, salt, and pepper. Toss with bell pepper, tomatoes, chicken, and onion. Thread vegetables and chicken onto 4 (12-inch) skewers. Place skewers on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 12 minutes or until chicken is done, turning occasionally.

3. Combine 1 teaspoon juice, yogurt, sour cream, and pesto. Serve sauce with kebabs.

Nutritional Information
Calories 211, Fat 7.3 g (2.1 saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 441 mg sodium, 1.2 g fiber,   17.9 g protein, 7 g carbohydrate

Source: My recipes.com

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