Italian keto chicken parmesan with cabbage pasta

Italian keto chicken parmesan with cabbage pasta

A simple, creamy chicken parmesan dinner with the added tang of sundried and regular tomatoes. It works just as well for regular weekdays meals as it does for a festive weekend get-together. Serve it on top of butter-fried cabbage strips in place of pasta. A true keto success!

Italian keto chicken parmesan with cabbage pasta

A simple, creamy chicken parmesan dinner with the added tang of sundried and regular tomatoes. It works just as well for regular weekdays meals as it does for a festive weekend get-together. Serve it on top of butter-fried cabbage strips in place of pasta. A true keto success!
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4 servingservings

Ingredients

Italian chicken stew
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp butter for frying
  • 1¾ lbs 800 g chicken breast, slicedchicken breasts, sliced
  • 1 oz. 30 g tomatoes, sun-dried, coarsely chopped
  • 8 8 cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 4 oz. 110 g parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1 1 garlic clove, finely choppedgarlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3 oz. 75 g baby spinach
  • 1½ cups 350 ml heavy whipping cream
  • salt and pepper
Cabbage pasta
  • 13 oz. 375 g green cabbage, shredded
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp butter for frying
  • salt or pepper

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Heat butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Fry the chicken for a couple of minutes, it doesn't have to be thoroughly cooked. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the tomatoes to the frying pan together with the garlic.
  3. Add heavy cream. Let it simmer on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add shredded parmesan and let it simmer for an additional 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the cabbage and fry until tender. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. To serve, distribute cabbage on the plates. Add the spinach to the creamy chicken skillet and stir. Then top the creamy chicken sauce over the cabbage.

Tip!


The parmesan chicken is amazing together with cauliflower rice, oven-baked vegetables or roasted cabbage. You'll find all of our tasty side-dishes here.

De-stemmed chopped kale can replace the spinach if desired.

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19 comments

  1. Victoria McCombie
    Absolutely delicious !
  2. Gloria P
    This recipe sounds delicious but my problem is making it for one. All the keto recipes are for families and I'm the only one on Keto/
    Reply: #3
  3. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    This recipe sounds delicious but my problem is making it for one. All the keto recipes are for families and I'm the only one on Keto/

    There is a drop down menu above each of our recipes that allows you to change the number of servings you're making.

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  5. Atiya Fazal
    Am 88 kg at 5 .1 inches and age 40
    Reply: #6
  6. Susie
    Keep on ketoing!
  7. Matthew
    LOVED this recipe!
  8. Tini Wilson
    It calls for spinach but nowhere in the instructions does it say what to do with it.
    Reply: #9
  9. Tobi Z.
    From the recipe:
    To serve, distribute cabbage on the plates. Add the spinach to the creamy chicken skillet and stir. Then top the creamy chicken sauce over the cabbage."
  10. winegirl56
    Step 6 tells you to add the spinach. Getting ready to fix it, hope it turns out.
  11. James
    Wow!! the whole family loved it !!
  12. Nikki
    It was delicious! I will definitely make this again.
  13. Nicky
    The cheese and tomato’s are in ML ? Surely this should be grams ?
  14. Sandy
    Yum!!!!
  15. Liz
    Lovely. I added a teaspoon of chilli flakes and it worked well.
  16. Janice
    I found the cheese all stuck to pan making it as directed. I’ll add it just before serving next time.
  17. Daniela
    so good - one of my favourites
  18. judyeleanors
    This was delicious! The cabbage as a substitute for pasta is a bit of a revelation too. So tasty y and filling. For those who like a little bit of a kick; I can recommend plenty of extra pepper and a few drops of extra hot tobasco, it gave the dish a very hearty warmth without adding much in the way of carbs at all. Big thumbs up for this one, Camilla.
  19. Larissa-Stacy Berrouet
    What can i use as a substitute for cabbage?
    Reply: #20
  20. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    What can i use as a substitute for cabbage?

    There is not a good substitute for the cabbage in this recipe.

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