Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole

Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole

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


  • 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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