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Easy Ricotta Chicken

This Easy Ricotta Chicken is made completely in one skillet. It is absolutely delicious, low carb and the clean up is so simple!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: baked, cheese, chicken, diced tomatoes, garlic, keto, low carb, low carb high fat, Pasta, red pepper, ricotta, tomatoes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 415kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 33.5 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • lbs chicken breasts thin sliced
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Heat a large skillet on the stovetop over medium heat. Add the olive oil, garlic, red pepper and italian seasoning. Sautee for 2 minutes, or until the garlic becomes fragrant. Add the diced tomatoes and sautee for 5 minutes.
  • Using the back of a wooden spoon or a potato masher, mash the tomatoes slightly. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Place the chicken breasts on top of the tomato sauce. Spread the ricotta on top of the chicken and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.


Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 2342mg | Potassium: 1184mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 772IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 4mg