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Sweet Potato Pesto Chicken Skillet

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Sweet Potato Pesto Chicken Skillet is the easiest recipe you can prepare for dinner and it's low-carb, gluten-free and one-pan, which is great to clean up! 
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4.75 from 8 votes



  1. On a plastic board, cut the chicken into small pieces and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a cast iron skillet.

  3. Add the chicken and cook for a few minutes (it’s about 5-7 minutes) or until cook through. Don’t forget to stir well.
  4. Remove chicken from the skillet and place in a bowl.
  5. Add pesto into the bowl and mix well to combine. Set aside.

  6. In the same skillet addonions and cook turn translucent. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  7. Add sweet potato and chicken broth. Cook for about 7 minutes or until the sweet potato is tender.
  8. Add mozzarella cheese and put the lid on the skillet for 2 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  9. Remove the skillet from the heat and garnish with green onions.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner, fall, gluten-free, one-pan, paleo

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 368, Fat: 14.4g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 53mg, Sodium: 381mg, Carbohydrates: 34.6g, Fiber: 5.5g, Sugar: 10.9g, Protein: 26.3g

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