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|Grill up some wholesome fun with this flavorful recipe for Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Kebabs over Brown Rice and Pumpkin. Marinated in a robust pesto sauce, these skewers of tender chicken pieces and seasoned vegetables make a colorful and appetizing entrée. Served on a bed of nutritious, deliciously creamy, risotto-like pumpkin brown rice and paired with a glass of juice, this meal is sure to please the whole family.|
|Preparation Time: 30 minutes, excluding marinating time for chicken|
Pesto Chicken Vegetable Kebabs
Brown Rice & Pumpkin
|Combine pesto, lemon peel, and lemon juice in a large, resealable plastic bag. Add chicken and vegetables; seal. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour. While chicken and vegetable mix is marinating, prepare brown rice according to package directions, using water or low-sodium broth. Add pumpkin to the cooking water. Thread skewers, alternating chicken and vegetables; discard remaining marinade. Preheat grill or broiler. (Place kebabs on a 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 ground pepper, if desired.
Complete this Plate: Serve with an 8 oz glass of Juicy Juice 100% Apple Juice
Tip for Healthy Meals
Add pumpkin to everyday favorites! Not only do you add the delicious taste of pumpkin, but fiber and vitamin A too. Adding pumpkin also helps to reduce the fat and sodium content in your recipes. Try canned pumpkin in smoothies, soups, and dips!
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