Weight Watchers Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers Recipe
These Weight Watchers Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers are a healthy and delicious way to enjoy summertime grilling!
Packed with lean protein and fresh vegetables, they’re perfect for a light lunch or dinner. The best part is they are only 6 Points per skewer so they’re a guilt-free way to enjoy the flavors of summer!
To make them, simply thread chicken onto skewers with your favorite vegetables. Then, grill them over medium-high heat until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are slightly charred.
Served with a creamy pesto sauce for a complete meal.
Made with boneless skinless chicken breast, bell pepper, button mushrooms, red onion, and zucchini.
Weight Watchers Points
MyWW Points: 6 Green Plan
6 WW Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
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Fun but practical! Measurements are at 4 ounces, 7 ounces, and 10 ounces. Don’t forget to convert the points to your WW Personal Points for your individual plan.
Button mushrooms, also known as white mushrooms, are one of the most commonly cultivated types of mushrooms in the world.
These fungi have a fleshy cap and a short stem, and they can range in color from white to light brown.
Button mushrooms are typically harvested when they are young and their caps are still tightly closed.
These mushrooms have a mild flavor and are often used in soups, salads, and other dishes.
Zucchini is a type of summer squash that is usually green in color. It is low in calories but high in vitamins and minerals, making it a healthy addition to any diet.
Zucchini can be cooked in a variety of ways, including baking, roasting, and sauteing. It can also be eaten raw, either as part of a salad or as a healthy snack.
When choosing zucchini at the supermarket, look for ones that are firm and have skin that is free of blemishes. Avoid those that are soft or have wrinkled skin, as these may be past their prime.
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Weight Watchers Grilled Vegetable and Chicken Skewers
- 3 tablespoon water
- 3 cups basil lightly packed
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice or to taste
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- crushed red pepper flakes to taste
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
- 3 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoon reduced-fat whipped cream cheese
- 1½ Pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut to 16 pieces
- 1 medium yellow bell pepper cut to 16 pieces
- 1 medium red sweet pepper cut to 16 pieces
- 8 small button mushrooms cut in half
- 1 medium red onion cut to 16 pieces
- 1 medium zucchini halved lengthwise, then half cut in 8 pieces
For the Pesto Sauce:
- In a food processor or a blender, add water, basil, garlic, fresh lemon juice, olive oil, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
- Blend until smooth.
- Remove and reserve 2 tablespoons of the pesto sauce and place in a large mixing bowl. Save for later.
- In the food processor, or blender, add grated parmesan cheese and reduced-fat whipped cream cheese. Blend until smooth.
- Transfer the contents of the food processor or blender to a serving bowl. Cover and set aside for serving.
For the Skewers:
- Prepare grill by spraying with non-stick cooking spray.
- Preheat grill to medium/high.
- In the large mixing bowl with the reserved 2 tablespoons of pesto, add the chicken, red and yellow bell peppers, button mushrooms, red onion, and zucchini. Toss to coat.
- Thread even amounts of chicken and vegetables onto 8 stainless steel skewers.
- On preheated grill, add the skewers, turning a few times to cook all sides, and cook approximately 8 to 10 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked, and no longer pink in the center.
- Serve with prepared pesto sauce.
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It comes with 2, 4, 6, and 8 ounce ladles. The perfect way to stay on plan!