Keto Chicken Pesto Flatbread is an incredible low carb dish that is full of flavor and incredibly easy to make! This keto flatbread is a great recipe for an easy lunch or dinner.
Keto Pesto Chicken Flatbread
Is flatbread the same thing as pizza? I mean… maybe? The difference is sort of difficult to spot, if you ask me.
So, if you’d rather, you can call this recipe a keto pesto chicken pizza if you want as far as I’m concerned.
What we really love about this keto pesto chicken flatbread is how flavorful it is! The pesto, the cheese, and the chicken all combine to make a really savory and even sort of tangy flavor that is to die for.
The addition of fathead dough isn’t a bad thing, either.
I also love that the fat head dough becomes fairly crispy when this keto flatbread is baked. The stingy cheese and tender chicken taste incredible when combined with a nice crispy crust.
This dish can serve double duty. It makes for a very quick and easy lunch that can be thrown together pretty quickly, but it can also serve as a main entree at dinner.
While there are no wrong choices, we prefer to use white meat chicken for this keto pesto chicken flatbread.
However, if you prefer to use dark meat, that will obviously work really well, too!
There is also no wrong way to season your chicken before you place it on this flatbread. We like to bake a chicken breast with some Italian seasoning, but the options are endless.
Pesto is a pretty underrated ingredient! It is full of flavor and tastes great with almost any Italian dish!
Once of our favorite ways to try a variety of different yummy pestos is with this really cool Mantova Organic Pesto Mix Pack.
How To Make Keto Pesto Chicken Flatbread
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Add 1 ½ C. Mozzarella cheese and 2 oz cream cheese to a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds at a time until the cheese has melted completely.
Place the cheese into a mixing bowl with the remaining crust ingredients. Blend on high until a smooth dough forms.
Press the dough into a rectangular shape on a parchment lined baking sheet.
Top the dough with the pesto sauce.
Add the chicken and spinach over the top.
Sprinkle 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and the 2 tbsp of parmesan.
Bake for 20-25 minutes until the crust is golden brown.
Easy Tasty Keto Chicken Pesto Flatbread
As I’ve already mentioned, this keto chicken pesto flatbread is incredibly easy to make, and the whole family will love it!
If you have picky eaters in the house, this recipe can be easily changed to fit the tastes of anyone in your house.
The pesto can be swapped fora keto friendly marinara and the chicken can be swapped for any topping you may desire.
You can top this flatbread with some pepperoni, ground beef, ham, sausage, or even mushrooms with this keto flatbread and it is sure to turn out great!
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For the crust:
- 1 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
- 2oz Cream Cheese
- 1 cup Almond flour
- 1/4 tsp Xanthan Gum
- 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
- 1 Large Egg
- 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning
- 2 cloves Garlic
- Salt to taste
For the topping
- 1/3 cup Pesto sauce
- 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
- 2 cup Chicken, shredded
- 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
- Fresh baby spinach
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Add 1 ½ C. Mozzarella cheese and 2 oz cream cheese to a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds at a time until the cheese has melted completely.
- Place the cheese into a mixing bowl with the remaining crust ingredients. Blend on high until a smooth dough forms.
- Press the dough into a rectangular shape on a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Top the dough with the pesto sauce.
- Add the chicken and spinach over the top.
- Sprinkle 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and the 2 tbsp of parmesan.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes until the crust is golden brown.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 304.5Total Fat: 21.65gCarbohydrates: 4.96gNet Carbohydrates: 3.26gFiber: 1.7gProtein: 27.8g
Nutritional Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutritional data is provided as a courtesy. The information provided is calculated through a free-web based nutrition calculator and is not guaranteed to be accurate. To ensure we provide you with good information, we look at a variety of calculators.