Keto Italian Chicken [with Spinach & Olives]
This recipe brings you all the rich and bursting flavors of an Italian summer in a nutritious, tasty, and keto-friendly package. Beautifully succulent baked chicken breast pairs with flavorsome olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and basil, topped with a refreshing Italian-style dressing. Serve cold over baby spinach leaves for an instant lunch-time hit all-round.
Being served cold makes this dish wonderfully versatile. If you start prepping early, it’s an excellent dinner or lunch option, and also makes for a perfect weekend meal prep dish for a week full of delicious lunches. And it even travels well, making it the ideal choice for a pot-luck gathering or picnic in the park.
It’ll be a favorite at any gathering too: tender chicken breast beautifully absorbs the intense and rich Italian flavors of sun-dried tomato and olives. The dish is perfectly rounded out with a light, delicate dressing of garlic and balsamic vinegar and the refreshing taste of chopped basil leaves. We recommend serving as a salad over baby spinach, but this chicken would pair just as perfectly with cold zucchini noodles or another base of your choice.
Not only is this recipe mouth-wateringly delicious, but it’s also packed full of nutrition. Chicken is a hugely protein-rich meat—over 50 grams of protein in one breast!—and sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and spinach bring an abundance of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and healthy fats to this dish. This is a recipe that prioritizes your health and doesn’t compromise on taste. For a fresh and flavorsome Italian-inspired lunch, look no further!
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24 ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup green olive
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
4 ounce baby spinach
6 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition Summary: This makes a total of 4 servings of Keto Italian Chicken with Olives. Each serving comes out to be 593 calories, 37.8g fat, 5.1g net carbs, and 55g protein.
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I’ve been eating mostly salads lately and this one will definitely be going into the rotation. Thank you!
PS. Great job on that fork work, getting all the components in one jab! 🍴😋
I thought the same lol 👍
Very nice RuledMe.👍👍👍
That looks so good and so simple to make. I love it !