Keto Chicken Pesto Mozzarella Casserole
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Keto Cheesy Chicken Pesto Casserole

This baked pesto chicken is amazing! Just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep, perfect for lazy cooks! So cheesy and flavorful and fits perfectly into a keto diet!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken, mozzarella, pesto, tomato
Cooking Method: Oven
Diet: Gluten-Free, Keto / Low-Carb
Servings: 6
Calories: 402kcal
Author: MelanieCooks.com

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 oz pesto
  • 2 tomatoes sliced
  • 8 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning optional
  • 1/2 tsp pepper optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • If the chicken breasts are thicker than 1 inch, slice them in half horizontally so they are thinner.  
  • Rub the chicken breasts with salt, then place in a 9x13 inch baking dish in a single layer.
  • Spread the pesto on top of chicken.
  • Put Mozzarella cheese slices on top of pesto.
  • Put tomato slices on top of cheese.
  • If desired, sprinkle with Italian seasoning and pepper on top.
  • Put the chicken in the oven and bake for 30 minutes, or until internal temperature of the chicken is 165F.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 1066mg | Potassium: 685mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1215IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 248mg | Iron: 1mg