Pesto & Feta Chicken Bake


1½ lbs boneless chicken thighs

salt and pepper

2 tbsp butter or coconut oil

1⁄3 cup (2¾ oz.) red pesto or green pesto

1¼ cups heavy whipping cream

3 oz. (2⁄3 cup) pitted olives

5 oz. (1 cup) feta cheese, diced

1 garlic clove, finely chopped

To serve

5 oz. (2½ cups) leafy greens



  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add butter or oil to a large skillet and fry the chicken pieces in batches over medium-high heat until golden brown.
  4. Combine pesto and heavy cream in a bowl.
  5. Place the fried chicken pieces in a baking dish together with olives, feta cheese and garlic. Add the pesto/cream mixture.
  6. Bake in oven for 20-30 minutes, until the dish turns bubbly and light brown around the edges.