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Friday, 17 January 2020

Chicken Casserole with pesto, feta cheese and olives : Low Carb : Keto

Yes, a lovely chicken recipe today ...
Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it can be cooked - make it one of the most popular meats around. It has a high level of good quality protein, as well as B vitamins, iron, copper and selenium.

Just take some Mediterranean superstars - feta cheese, olives, and pesto - bring them together in this creamy, easy-to-make low carb/keto chicken dish. Whether using low-carb, store-bought or your own home-made pesto, give it a go. Why not let your taste buds dance! I'm sure you and your family, will like this dish.

Serves Four
6g carbs per serving
1½ lbs (650g) boneless chicken thighs or chicken breasts
salt and pepper
2 tbsp. butter or coconut oil
5 tbsp. red pesto or green pesto
1¼ cups (300ml) heavy (double) whipping cream
3 oz. (75g) pitted olives
5 oz. (150g) feta cheese, diced
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
Serving suggestion
5 oz. (150g) leafy greens
4 tbsp. olive oil

sea salt and ground black pepper
Cauliflower rice, see here or here 
can be seen here

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All the best Jan


Tom said... looks like a good choice.

Caty said...

This dish may be delicious Jan !! We really like chicken, and we would surely love this soup. We also like olives and pesto. Thank you very much for sharing the recipe.
I wish you a very happy weekend, biig hugs,

Mary Kirkland said...

That sounds really good.

Valerie-Jael said...

This sounds fantastic, yummy! Valerie

Elephant's Child said...

Fetta, pesto and olives? YUM.

dellgirl said...

This looks delicious, I'll bet it tastes even better. I love chicken cooked any kind of way, and I love soup. This is a great recipe, thanks for sharing it.

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

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Chatty Crone said...

I agree - I love the Mediterranean food!

It's me said...

This is so yammie...mmmm....happy weekend love Ria 💕

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happyone said...

Looks and sounds good.

DMS said...

Sounds tasty (minus the meat for me). I love pesto!! Yum! Thanks for sharing. :)

Christine said...

looks hearty

Margaret D said...

That looks as if it would be rather tasty.

angryparsnip said...

Oh My Goodness this looks and sounds so great.. Must try soon !
Thank You for everything you post.

Lorrie said...

Yum! Sounds delicious!

Martha said...

Lovely, indeed! Looks delicious.

DeniseinVA said...

Yum, must put this on the list. We have just tried a meal with chicken. I enjoyed it but think I will like this one better. Thanks Jan :)

eileeninmd said...

Hubby and I do love chicken, This one sounds delicious! I am always looking to try new recipes. Thanks for sharing. Have a great day and a happy new week ahead.

Iris Flavia said...

Hmmm, sounds very yummy. Never thought of that combination!

Phil Slade said...

That does sound very tempting. Aldi have the Kalamata olives at the moment for the authentic ingredient.

Debbie said...

this sounds so delicious!!!

carol l mckenna said...

Healthy and delish looking ~

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mamasmercantile said...

Sounds delicious.

Angie said...

Jan - this certainly has some of my favorites (feta and olives) - so it is a must try! Thanks so much for giving us tasty new recipes to try!

William Kendall said...

That sounds good.