Grilled Chicken Fajita Kebabs with Cilantro Pesto

Grilled Fajita Chicken Kebabs marinated in cilantro pesto make for a healthy and delicious dinner!Chicken Fajita Kebabs with Cilantro Pesto. So yummy on the grill! #healthy #skinny #grill #recipe - The Cookie RookieSince I just recently learned how to cook (I’m still learning…I probably shouldn’t write that in the past tense!), I never realized I had such a love for grilling! Pat and I received a gorgeous gas grill as a gift for our wedding (thanks to some amazing friends), and it was been getting some amazing use this summer! Some of my favorite recipes I’ve ever posted on The Cookie Rookie have been from the grill. This recipe is one of those favorites.  Healthy, flavorful, quick, and easy. And SO delicious.

Chicken Fajita Kebabs with Cilantro Pesto. So yummy on the grill! #healthy #skinny #grill #recipe - The Cookie RookieChicken Fajita Kebabs with Cilantro Pesto. So yummy on the grill! #healthy #skinny #grill #recipe - The Cookie Rookie As always, Scout was on hand to supervise the cooking process.  She is the absolute best sous chef…except if left alone she would eat everything in sight.  So she supervises the grill and I supervise her. The perfect team.


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