Scrumptious creamy Pesto Chicken Bake

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This is hands down the best Pesto Chicken I’ve ever had. I ate it on Monday and had the left overs ALL week. It was THAT good! My kids even loved it! I won’t like, I just loooove pesto in general! Have you tried Starbucks tomato & mozzarella panini? You must if you haven’t! It has pesto on it!

The Best Part

This dish is perfectly keto! It’s creamy and cheesy. Man, those are the two best descriptive words a recipe can have in my book.

The Next Best Part

This dish is super simple! All you have to do is boil the chicken and shred it; and then mix all the ingredients, then bake. Speaking of shredding chicken! All these years I have been shredding my chicken with two forks. Now, i’m going to share how i’ve learned a new way of shredding that is so much easier and I think many of you natural cooks out there will chuckle at me <insert laughing emoji here>.

I only got into cooking actual decent recipes right before my weight loss surgery in 2019. I was watching a youtube video with a recipe that required shredding chicken. This lady put the chicken in the mixing stand and it diced and broke, and shredded that chicken up so fast like it was mush. I got ordered this one on amazon and use it all the time now. I am never going back!

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I’m Going to Keep This Short

So, if you’re anything like me, you really just want to get to the recipe. For that reason, I’m going to keep this short. You’re welcome haha.

Keto Pest Chicken Bake

I’m super thrilled that this recipe came out to tasty. I mean, I expected it to be good, but not this good. I’m a sucker for creamy chicken casseroles. This one hit all the right spots. Each ingredient blends perfectly with the rest. It’s warm and comfy and pairs nicely with a vegetable or salad.

Meal Prep

I plan on using this dish for meal preps. It makes up to 9 servings and works perfectly for planning ahead.


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Creamy Keto Pesto Chicken Bake

The best chicken pesto ever!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course casseroles
Cuisine Italian
Servings 9
Calories 562 kcal


  • Avacado oil spray for greasing dish
  • 4 cups shredded chicken
  • 1.5 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 cup full fat sour cream
  • 3/4 cup pesto
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1.5 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Grease an 8' X 8" casserole dish
  • Mix shredded chicken, mayonnaise, sour cream and pesto
  • Stir in 1 cup shredded mozzarella and 1/2 cup shredded parmesan
  • Add a bit of cracked black pepper to taste
  • Stir in eggs and mix until combined
  • Layer the chicken mixture
  • Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheeses
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until bubbly and brown
  • Broil for 2-3 minutes if you want the top a little more brown

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