Keto pesto chicken casserole with feta cheese and olives

Mediterranean superstars — feta cheese, olives, and pesto — unite in this creamy, easy-to-make keto chicken dish. Give it a go. Your taste buds will thank you!

-Makes 4 servings
-7g Carbs per serving
-15-30 minutes

  • 1½ lbs chicken thighs or chicken breasts 

  • 2 oz. butter, for frying 

  • 3 oz. red pesto or green pesto 

  • 1½ cups heavy whipping cream 

  • 8 tablespoons pitted olives 

  • 8 oz. feta cheese, diced 

  • 1 garlic clove, neatly chopped 

  • salt and pepper 

For serving 

  • 5 1 ⁄3 oz. leafy greens 

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil 

  • sea salt and ground black pepper 


Preheat the oven to 400°F 

Cut the chicken thighs or legs into pieces. 

Season with salt and pepper and fry in 2 butter until golden brown. 

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. 

Bake in oven for 20-30 minutes, until the dish turns bubbly and light brown 5 around the edges.

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