Chicken Skewers with Tarragon-Pistachio Pesto Recipe

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  1. Puree first 5 ingredients in processor. Add 1/4 cup olive oil and blend until slightly coarse paste forms. Mix in 2 tablespoons water. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer 3 tablespoons pesto to small bowl (for brushing chicken and vegetables); reserve remaining pesto.
  2. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Brush grill with oil. Thread 1 onion piece, 1 bell pepper square, 1 lemon slice half, 1 chicken tender (lengthwise), then 1 onion piece, 1 bell pepper square, and 1 lemon slice half alternately on each of 8 skewers. Brush vegetables and chicken on skewers with olive oil, then with 3 tablespoons pesto from small bowl. Sprinkle skewers with salt and pepper. Grill until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are slightly softened, 6 to 8 minutes per side. Serve with reserved pesto.
  3. Per serving: 433 Calories, 30 g Fat, 3 g Fiber Nutritional analysis provided by Bon Appétit
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 758.14 Kcal (3174 kJ)
Calories from fat 285.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.74g 49%
Cholesterol 29.48mg 10%
Sodium 590.24mg 25%
Potassium 1834.21mg 39%
Total Carbs 96.62g 32%
Sugars 40.48g 162%
Dietary Fiber 22.29g 89%
Protein 21.55g 43%
Vitamin C 578.3mg 964%
Vitamin A 11.8mg 395%
Iron 204.5mg 1136%
Calcium 235.7mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 58.67 Kcal (246 kJ)
Calories from fat 22.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.46g 49%
Cholesterol 2.28mg 10%
Sodium 45.68mg 25%
Potassium 141.95mg 39%
Total Carbs 7.48g 32%
Sugars 3.13g 162%
Dietary Fiber 1.72g 89%
Protein 1.67g 43%
Vitamin C 44.8mg 964%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 395%
Iron 15.8mg 1136%
Calcium 18.2mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 17
  • 19

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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