Grilled Chicken Kebob with Barilla® Basil Pesto

Barilla Classic Basil Pesto jar

Made with

Traditional Basil Pesto

  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Skill

  • 470
  • 29g
    Total Fat
  • 8g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 42g


Ingredients for 4-6 people

  • 1 jar Barilla® Basil Pesto
  • 1 red bell pepper, large, diced
  • 1 medium yellow squash, cut in ¼-inch rounds
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut in ¼-inch rounds
  • 1 medium red onion, quartered
  • ½ pound chicken breast, large diced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 10 8-inch wooden or metal skewers (soak wooden skewers in water for 1/2 hour)


  • Preheat grill to high.
  • Meanwhile build ten skewers, first with red pepper, chicken, then zucchini, chicken, yellow squash, chicken breast, and red onion.
  • Continue until all ten skewers are filled then drizzle with olive oil.
  • Season the skewers with salt and pepper then place them on the hot grill.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes per side allowing for beautiful grill marks to form.
  • Remove skewers from the grill and place on a serving tray. Drizzle with pesto and enjoy!
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