Low-Carb Pesto Caprese Chicken Casserole

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Low-Carb Pesto Caprese Chicken Casserole

1 hour
Calories 370kcal


  • 3 pounds chicken cutlets (breasts, 1.36 kg)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 cup pesto (breasts, 1.36 kg)
  • 3 ounces baby spinach (breasts, 1.36 kg)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes (breasts, 1.36 kg)
  • 13 ounces fresh mozzarella (breasts, 1.36 kg)
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese (breasts, 1.36 kg)
  • fresh basil (breasts, 1.36 kg)


  • Preheat your oven to 220 °C/ 425 °F (Update: based on feedback, preheat the oven to 200 °C/ 400 °F).
  • Season the chicken cutlets with salt and pepper.
  • Layer half of the cutlets into the bottom of a large casserole dish.
  • Top with half the pesto, ...
  • ...
  • half the spinach, and half of the mozzarella.
  • Repeat with another layer.
  • Top the casserole with the parmesan cheese and add the cherry tomatoes to the sides.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes (Update: based on feedback, cook for 40-45 minutes) or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is golden and bubbly.
  • If youd like you can place the casserole under the broiler for 3-4 minutes to crisp up the cheese at the end.
  • Sprinkle with fresh basil and serve.
  • To store, let it cool down and keep refrigerate for up to 4 days.


Calories: 370kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:51:45.

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