Keto Pesto and Mozzarella Chicken

Sometimes, you just don’t have enough time to spend all day cooking, but you still need a dish that is both filling and keeps to your macro needs.

This is one meal that fulfills both requirements.

The ingredients for pesto chicken with mozzarella are only 3: chicken, pesto, and mozzarella.

And the best part?

It takes less than 30 minutes to prepare, cook, and serve.

Keto Pesto and Mozzarella Chicken

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 3
Calories 421 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb Chicken Breast
  • 5 tbsp Pesto
  • 2 oz Mozzarella shredded

Instructions
 

  • While you are getting the dish ready, preheat your oven at 370F.
  • Properly wash the chicken breast and dry. Chop it into small pieces.
  • Spray a pan with cooking oil and pour 2 tablespoons of pesto in it. Add the slices of chicken and top it with the remaining 3 tablespoons of pesto.
  • Use aluminum foil to cover the pan and place in the oven. Allow it to sit in the oven for 15 minutes until the meat is cooked. Do not allow the meat to overcook.
  • Top the chicken with the grated mozzarella. Take off the aluminum foil and allow to cook for an extra 5 minutes.
  • Serve in a platter and enjoy.

Notes:

  • If you so desire, you can add ground black pepper and parmesan cheese to the chicken before you cook it. Make sure to add mozzarella to the chicken while it is still slightly cooked.

Notes

Net Carbs: 1.3g

Leave a Reply

Goji Berry and Kaniwa Salad

This goji berry and kaniwa salad is a great option for vegetarians as it is loaded with protein and iron. It can also easily...

Mum’s Energy Ball Bites

Dried figs, prunes and almonds, all rolled together into little bite sized balls that are guaranteed to keep you energized for hours....

Blueberry Cheesecake Loaf

Extremely smooth and creamy this blueberry cheesecake is speckled with blueberries and has an amazing crust made from crunchy gingersnap cookies. ...

Homemade Nori Pesto

This vitamin-enriched nori pesto is packed with flavor and shows that there is more to nori than just being a wrap to roll sushi...

Pear, Ginger and Chocolate Muffins

This muffin recipe is simple to make and packed full of ginger, chocolate and juicy pear flavors that you’re going to love....

Sweet Potato, Cauliflower and Broccoli Salad

Colourful, nutritious and most importantly of all, damn tasty! I’m sure that you’ll love this sweet potato, cauliflower and broccoli salad with...