Keto Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Thighs

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Keto Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Thighs

1 hour
Calories 560kcal


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 3 tablespoons pesto
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella (sliced or chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil (sliced or chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • kosher salt


  • For the chicken: Trim the thighs of any extra skin and place in an ovenproof dish.
  • Stuff about 1 tsp of pesto under the skin of each chicken thigh, then rub the rest of the pesto over the tops of the chicken.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake in a preheated 400 degree (F) oven for about 40 minutes.
  • Remove and serve with Caprese salad.
  • For the Caprese salad: Combine all of the salad ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Stir gently until fully combined.


Calories: 560kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:15:24.

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