Keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner

Want an easy keto dinner recipe that has all the cosiness of baked food and the freshness of salads? Look no further: this keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner is rich in flavours, tasty and super easy to make.

In this low-carb one-tray dinner, the combination of vegetables, olive oil, fresh herbs, olives and feta will remind you of the delicious flavours typical of Mediterranean cuisine.

Keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner

This keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner is naturally gluten-free and could be easily become dairy-free if you find a suitable alternative for the cheese (feta). To make this low-carb dinner, you’ll need:

  • chicken thighs (skin-on, if possible)
  • red peppers
  • red onions
  • cherry tomatoes
  • black olives
  • feta cheese
  • fresh herbs (mint and parsley)
  • olive oil
  • black pepper and salt

The preparation of this keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner is quite simple:

  • Preheat the oven to 190°C.
  • Prepare the chopped vegetables (red peppers and red onions) and place them in a baking tray. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and mix well.
  • Add the chicken thighs on top of the vegetables, sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper all over the food and add approx. 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Bake for approx. 40-50 minutes, ensure the chicken is completely cooked through before serving. After 30 minutes, you can remove the tray from the oven and mix everything well.
  • Once fully cooked, remove the tray from the oven and allow the food to cool down a bit.
  • Add the chopped fresh herbs, tomatoes and black olives on top. Finish with more black pepper, 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil and crumbled feta.
Keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner with olives and fresh herbs

Adding some fresh ingredients to your traybake dinner after cooking can completely change a recipe. In this keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner, you can’t skip adding raw tomatoes, olives, crumbled feta and fresh herbs at the end. The complex flavours of roasted meat and veggies make a great pair with the freshness of the raw toppings. 

Using this simple extra step, you could totally improve any one-pan recipe. As a starting point, think about adding a little bowl with a sauce (like mashed avocado to pair with roasted chicken or yogurt to go with some crispy tofu) or sprinkle some fresh herbs on top of the traybake just before serving.

The idea of adding some toppings to a tray of roasted veggies with meat, fish or a plant-based alternative is just another example of the versatility of this kind of preparations. One-pan recipes are well-known for being handy, easy to make and versatile. Minimum clean up involved and a delicious dinner: what’s not to love?

Raw chicken and vegetables
Cooked chicken and vegetables
Keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner

Keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner

Yield: 3 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

This keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner is rich in flavours, tasty and super easy to make.

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken thighs (use skin-on chicken thighs for a more flavourful result)
  • 2 medium-sized red bell peppers
  • 70 g red onions
  • 50 g cherry tomatoes
  • 60 g black olives
  • 40 g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp fresh herbs (mint and parsley)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • a pinch of black pepper and salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C.
  2. Prepare the chopped vegetables (red peppers and red onions) and place them in a baking tray. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and mix well.
  3. Add the chicken thighs on top of the vegetables, sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper all over the food and add approx. 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil.
  4. Bake for approx. 40-50 minutes, ensure the chicken is completely cooked through before serving. After 30 minutes, you can remove the tray from the oven and mix everything well.
  5. Once fully cooked, remove the tray from the oven and allow the food to cool down a bit.
  6. Add the chopped fresh herbs, tomatoes and black olives on top. Finish with more black pepper, 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil and crumbled feta.

Notes

If the chicken thighs you are using are quite small, use 2 of them for each serving instead of 1.

Nutrition Information
Yield 3
Amount Per Serving Calories 606Total Fat 47.3gCarbohydrates 9.1gNet Carbohydrates 6.3gFiber 2.8gProtein 35.2g

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Keto Greek chicken one-tray dinner

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