Baked Mozzarella Keto Chicken Pesto

keto chicken pesto

Whip up a restaurant quality meal in your own home in under 30 minutes! You will fall in love with the simplicity of this flavorful keto chicken pesto.



  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 4 cloves garlic (roughly chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large tomato (sliced)
  • 8 ounces sliced mozzarella or burrata
  • 1 batch of Pesto Sauce 
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
  • Basil


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Drizzle olive oil over chicken breasts and season with salt and pepper. 
  3. Add chicken stock and garlic to the bottom of a baking dish..
  4. Add 2-3 tablespoons of the premade pesto to the top of each chicken breast.  Add sliced tomatoes, then mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes until chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.  Remove from the oven and garnish with pine nuts and basil if desired.


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