Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole

November 26, 2023  Happy Chef Avatar
Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole

Whether you’re looking to whip up a delicious, ketogenic-friendly casserole or just looking for a tasty, easy dinner to make that the whole family will love, this Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole fits the bill perfectly. With its combination of flavors, it will please even the pickiest of palates, and make you look like a gourmet chef without any of the fuss.

Pesto, a savory Italian sauce made of fragrant basil, bright pine nuts, and garlicky goodness, has been a go-to favorite for generations, and remains one of the most popular and traditional ingredients used in Italian cooking. In this Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole, pesto is combined with succulent chicken and zesty mozzarella cheese and baked to perfection to create a dish that’s sure to become your family’s new favorite.

The best part? This casserole is keto-friendly, low-carb, and full of healthy fats and proteins. With its melt-in-your-mouth texture and delicious flavor, it will have you forget all about the traditional carbs used to make casseroles. Here’s how to make this tasty Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole.


– 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
– 2/3 cup of pesto
– 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
– 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
– 1 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1 teaspoon dried oregano
– Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

2. Grease a 9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.

3. Place the chicken breasts in the baking dish and spread the pesto over the top. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, oregano, salt, and pepper over the chicken breasts.

4. Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and cheese is melted and bubbly.

5. Serve the Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole hot. Enjoy!

This keto-friendly Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole is a great meal that the whole family will enjoy. It’s easy to make in under half an hour and the flavors of the pesto and cheeses complement each other nicely. Whether you make this dish for a busy weeknight meal or to impress family and friends, everyone is sure to enjoy it’s delicious goodness. So don’t wait, try this Keto Pesto Chicken Casserole tonight!

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