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Keto Chicken Parmesan Casserole

This Keto Chicken Parmesan Casserole is a super easy dinner recipe that’s bursting with savory, flavorful, cheesy, tomatoey flavor! Your whole family will love it, and you’ll love how simple it is to put together!

This recipe is used with permission from Easy Keto Dinners by Carolyn Ketchum.

I was so excited to receive a copy of Easy Keto Dinners by the outstanding author, Carolyn Ketchum of All Day I Dream About Food, I couldn’t wait to share a recipe with you.

By couldn’t wait, I mean it. This cookbook came in the mail just yesterday! That’s how excited I am about it. Carolyn is an incredible low carb influencer who is also the author of The Everyday Ketogenic Kitchen, another fantastic resource for anyone following a keto diet.

When I say the dinners in this cookbook are easy, I mean EASY. But they are in no way recipes that are just for beginners. Easy Keto Dinners is full of 50+ crowd pleasing recipes that are made with ingredients you already have in your fridge and pantry.

With all of life’s hustle and bustle, what could be better than healthy, low carb, delicious meals that you can whip right up and serve to your family? Carolyn gets it, and she NAILED it.

The recipe I’m sharing today is a fun, keto spin on one of my favorites from my higher carb days. Chicken Parmesan.

Keto Chicken Parmesan Casserole

I love casseroles, especially at the end of a long day. There’s something just so satisfying about throwing everything into a dish and popping it into the oven…even more satisfying when the result is delectable AND good for you!

This recipe has such yummy Italian flavors, and even includes one of Carolyn’s bonus recipes for Cheaters Tomato Sauce, low carb goodness you can ONLY find in Easy Keto Dinners.

To make the recipe even quicker, Carolyn suggests using your favorite no-sugar-added marinara in place of the easy Cheater’s Tomato Sauce, so don’t worry if you haven’t ordered your copy yet!

My go-to is usually Rao’s Homemade Marinara Sauce (only 3 net carbs per 1/2 cup serving)!

Speaking of carb counts, this chicken parmesan casserole also has excellent macros. For one serving you’re looking at:

Calories: 438 Calories
Fat: 25.6g
Protein: 43.8g
Carbs: 4.2g
Fiber: 0.8g

Enough talk…it’s time to get to the good stuff! Here’s how you make it!

Yield: 6 Servings

Keto Chicken Parmesan Casserole

This Keto Chicken Parmesan Casserole is a super easy dinner recipe that's bursting with savory, flavorful, cheesy, tomatoey flavor! Your whole family will love it, and you'll love how simple it is to put together!

This Keto Chicken Parmesan Casserole is a super easy dinner recipe that’s bursting with savory, flavorful, cheesy, tomatoey flavor! Your whole family will love it, and you’ll love how simple it is to put together!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cups cubed cooked chicken, cooked
  • 1 cup no-sugar-added marinara sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 ounce pork rinds, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and lightly grease an 8-inch square baking pan
  2. Spread the chicken in the greased dish and pour the tomato sauce over it. Sprinkle with the red pepper flakes. Top with the Parmesan and then the mozzarella. Lightly sprinkle the rushed pork rinds and basil over the top.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Notes

This recipe can be frozen either before baking or after, and it's easy to prep a day ahead. Just be sure to wrap it up tightly with foil before putting it in the freezer or fridge.

This recipe has been published with permission from Easy Keto Dinners by Carolyn Ketchum.

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Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1/6 of pan

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 438Total Fat: 25.6gCarbohydrates: 4.2gFiber: 0.8gProtein: 43.8g

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Rachel Brotherton

Tuesday 29th of December 2020

I’m doubling the recipe...can I add Italian sausage instead of more chicken?

Linda

Saturday 9th of May 2020

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Kiri

Wednesday 23rd of October 2019

Great! I didn’t have pre-cooked chicken on hand, so I cubed raw chicken, coated with seasonings and sautéed in some avocado oil with garlic and finely diced onions. I added marinara and some Lakanto Golden, fresh basil and fresh spinach and topped with mozzarella and shredded Parm and covered the pan until the cheeses melted and it was ahhhhmazing served over zucchini noodles!

TeJo Adams

Wednesday 16th of October 2019

Love this casserole. It's our favorite. We like to saute zucchini and squash in butter and herbs and add into the dish. So Yummy! Thank you so much

Lenore M Hosea

Monday 30th of September 2019

Can you top the casserole with mozzarella cheese instead of pork rinds?

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