Low Carb Instant Pot Chicken and Tomato Basil Pesto
Blah, blah, blah, by now you know I would marry my Instant Pot if I could. So I will spare you the mushy details of my love for it, for now. I am currently working on more meal planning, not only for my low carb lifestyle but also for my family.
I was shocked that even the kids loved this Chicken and Tomato Basil Pesto with Veggies. I got no complaints and with only 6 net carbs per serving, (it makes 8 servings) I was definitely happy.
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1½ pound chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, sliced into strips
- ⅔ cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained of oil, chopped
- 1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed, cut in half, if large
- 1 cup basil pesto
- 2 cup cherry tomatoes, yellow and red, halved
- ½ cup of fresh chopped parsley
- ½ cup of chicken broth
- Add oil to the pot and press saute
- Put in chicken and brown about 5 minutes
- Add all other ingredients except the cherry tomatoes and stir
- Press manual for 15 minutes and qr
- Remove the lid and add the cherry tomatoes and stir
- Replace lid and cook on manual for another 5 minutes and again quick release