Healthy Parmesan Pesto Chicken Wings

Serve these gourmet wings with bell pepper strips, cherry tomatoes and blue cheese dressing for dipping. 

Photo by: George Foreman Grills

George Foreman Grills

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1/2 cup pesto sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
4 pounds chicken wings, separated and tips removed
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
pinch of hot pepper flakes (optional)

Yield: 40 pieces


1. Preheat grill on medium-high heat. In a large bowl, stir together pesto, olive oil, lemon juice and zest. Add a pinch of hot pepper flakes for a kick if desired. Toss with chicken wings until coated.

2. Grill, covered, turning as needed, for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through.

3. Arrange chicken wings on a platter, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve with a blue cheese dipping sauce. 

Recipe courtesy of George Foreman Grills

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