Low Carb Pesto Chicken with Asparagus

This casserole can be made up quickly and ahead of time for a great keto meal prep idea. You can make this recipe several ways to keep it interesting and on plan. For example, dice up the chicken for a casserole or stuff the chicken with this recipe for another delish dinner. I enjoy this pesto chicken recipe with cherry tomatoes but I also like to swap the tomatoes with broccoli or another green veggie.

Pesto Chicken with Roasted Asparagus

This is one of the simplest keto dinner ideas I have. Swap out the veggies or change up the preparation of the chicken for a wonderful low carb dinner casserole. Serve with your favorite veggie!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


Pesto Chicken

  • 2 pounds chicken breast diced
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 6 oz mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 100 grams cherry tomatoes

Roasted Asparagus

  • 724 grams asparagus, raw
  • 6 tbsp avocado oil
  • salt & pepper to taste


Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
Spray a 9×13 casserole dish with avocado oil spray. Dice the chicken and place in the dish. Cover with pesto and the mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle the tomatoes on top and bake for 20-25 minutes.
Meanwhile, cut the ends off the asparagus and put in a roasting pan. Drizzle the avocado oil, salt and pepper over the asparagus and mix. Bake for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

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