Pesto Shrimp Kebabs

Fire up the grill and cue the mouth-watering goodness of Pesto Shrimp Kebabs paired with grilled bell peppers.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 2 skewers)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 125
  • Fat: 6.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Sodium: 295mg

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 32 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 16 (1-inch) squares red bell pepper
  • 16 (1-inch) squares yellow bell pepper
  • 8 (8-inch) skewers
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. Combine pesto, lemon juice, and shrimp; toss. Let stand 5 minutes. Thread shrimp and red and yellow bell pepper alternately onto skewers. Sprinkle evenly with salt. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 7 minutes, turning skewers occasionally for an even char.
  2. Note: If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes before grilling.
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