Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole

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This creamy pesto chicken dish bubbles with your favorite Mediterranean flavors like feta cheese, olives, and basil. This may be your new family favorite because it’s so simple to cook but also just as big on flavors.

Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole

Try cutting up and serving with our keto tortillas or dish up alongside roasted broccoli.   Leftovers are great for packing in lunches, or even chopping up and putting on a salad.

Yields 4 servings of Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole

The Preparation

Chicken Casserole

  • 1½ pounds boneless chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 ounces pesto
  • 1¼ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 ounces green olives
  • 5 ounces diced feta cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

For Serving:

  • 5 ounces leafy greens
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

The Execution

1. Preheat your oven to 400F. Cut the chicken down into small pieces. Season with salt and pepper.

The ingredients for the casserole.
2. Add the butter to a large skillet. Heat up the skillet until the butter is hot, then pan-fry the chicken pieces until golden brown. You may need to cook the chicken in batches.

Frying the chicken pieces in a skillet.
3. Mix the pesto and heavy cream together in a bowl to create the sauce.

Mixing pesto and heavy cream together.
4. Add the chicken, olives, feta, garlic, and pesto sauce to a casserole bowl. Mix together well then bake for 30 minutes or until heated through and browned around the edges.

Low carb pesto chicken, feta, and olive casserole on a table.

This makes a total of 4 servings of Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole. Each serving comes out to be 829.63 Calories, 68.5g Fats, 5.4g Net Carbs, and 51.18g Protein.

Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive CasseroleCaloriesFats(g)Carbs(g)Fiber(g)Net Carbs(g)Protein(g)
1½ pounds boneless chicken thighs111653000165
2 tablespoons butter204230000.2
3 ounces pesto485487.10.96.210
1¼ cups heavy whipping cream10121078.208.28.4
3 ounces green olives123133.32.80.50.9
5 ounces diced feta cheese374305.805.820
1 clove garlic4.5010.10.90.2
Totals3318.527425.43.821.6204.7
Per Serving(/4)829.6368.56.350.955.451.18
Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole

10 minutes

60 minutes

1 hour, 10 minutes

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe

Calories per serving: 829.63

Fat per serving: 68.5

Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole

This creamy chicken dish bubbles with your favorite Mediterranean flavors like feta cheese, olives, and basil.

The Preparation

    Chicken Casserole
  • 1½ pounds boneless chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 ounces pesto
  • 1¼ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 ounces green olives
  • 5 ounces diced feta cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • For Serving:
  • 5 ounces leafy greens
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

The Execution

  1. Preheat your oven to 400F. Cut the chicken down into small pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the butter to a large skillet. Heat up the skillet until the butter is hot, then pan-fry the chicken pieces until golden brown. You may need to cook the chicken in batches.
  3. Mix the pesto and heavy cream together in a bowl to create the sauce.
  4. Add the chicken, olives, feta, garlic, and pesto sauce to a casserole bowl. Mix together well then bake for 30 minutes or until heated through and browned around the edges.

Notes

This makes a total of 4 servings of Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole. Each serving comes out to be 829.63 Calories, 68.5g Fats, 5.4g Net Carbs, and 51.18g Protein.

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