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Pesto Chicken Casserole with Feta Cheese and Olives

Pesto Chicken Casserole with Feta Cheese and Olives

Pesto Chicken Casserole with Feta Cheese and Olives
Serves 4
A great choice for the family dinner. Filling and satisfying, this chicken casserole has that Mediterranean, salt, creamy, tangy goodness that you'll love.
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Ingredients
  1. 1½ lbs chicken thighs or chicken breasts
  2. 3½ oz. red pesto or green pesto
  3. 12⁄3 cups heavy whipping cream
  4. 8 tablespoons pitted olives
  5. ½ lb feta cheese, diced
  6. 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  7. salt and pepper
  8. butter, for frying
For serving
  1. 1⁄3 lb leafy greens
  2. olive oil
  3. sea salt
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Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the chicken thighs or filets into pieces. Season with salt and pepper and fry in butter until golden brown.
  3. Mix pesto and heavy cream in a bowl.
  4. Place the fried chicken pieces in a baking dish together with olives, feta cheese and garlic. Add the pesto.
  5. Bake in oven for 20-30 minutes, until the dish turns bubbly and light brown around the edges.
Notes
  1. A simple side dish of field greens or crunchy romaine complements the rich flavors. Or, lightly sautéed asparagus or green beans work, too.
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Adapted from DietDoctor.com
Adapted from DietDoctor.com
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