Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole is filled with Mediterranean favorites like olives, pesto, and feta cheese. This low carb chicken dish is easy to cook and great to taste.
Preparation time: 45 Minutes
1½ lbs boneless chicken thighs or chicken breasts
salt and pepper
2 tbsp butter or coconut oil
5 tbsp red pesto or green pesto
1¼ cups heavy whipping cream
3 oz. pitted olives
5 oz. feta cheese, diced
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
5 oz. leafy greens
4 tbsp olive oil
sea salt and ground black pepper
Instructions to make Pesto Chicken Casserole
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
Add butter or oil to a large skillet and fry the chicken pieces in batches on medium-high heat until golden brown.
Using store-bought low-carb red or green pesto, or making your own, mix pesto and heavy cream in a bowl.
Place the fried chicken pieces in a baking dish together with olives, feta cheese and garlic. Add the pesto/cream mixture.
Bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes, until the dish turns bubbly and light brown around the edges.
Serve hot the Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole!
Nutritional Value Per serving
- Net carbs: 2 % (6 g)
- Fiber: 2 g
- Fat: 83 % (93 g)
- Protein: 15 % (38 g)
- kcal: 1018