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Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole

 

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.

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 Casserole Calories Fats(g) Carbs(g) Fiber(g) Net Carbs(g) Protein(g)
1½ pounds boneless chicken thighs 1116 53 0 0 0 165
2 tablespoons butter 204 23 0 0 0 0.2
3 ounces pesto 485 48 7.1 0.9 6.2 10
1¼ cups heavy whipping cream 1012 107 8.2 0 8.2 8.4
3 ounces green olives 123 13 3.3 2.8 0.5 0.9
5 ounces diced feta cheese 374 30 5.8 0 5.8 20
1 clove garlic 4.5 0 1 0.1 0.9 0.2
Totals 3318.5 274 25.4 3.8 21.6 204.7
Per Serving(/4) 829.63 68.5 6.35 0.95 5.4 51.18

Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole

Keto Pesto Chicken, Feta, and Olive Casserole

  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.