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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

Serving: 4

Ingredients 

  • 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

For serving

  • 5 oz. leafy greens

  • 4 tbsp olive oil

  • sea salt and ground black pepper

Instructions to make Pesto Chicken Casserole

    1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

    2. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Season with salt and pepper.

    3. Add butter or oil to a large skillet and fry the chicken pieces in batches on medium-high heat until golden brown.

    4. Using store-bought low-carb red or green pesto, or making your own, mix pesto and heavy cream in a bowl.

    5. Place the fried chicken pieces in a baking dish together with olives, feta cheese and garlic. Add the pesto/cream mixture.

    6. Bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes, until the dish turns bubbly and light brown around the edges.

    7. 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

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