Instant Pot Pesto Chicken Low Carb


Instant Pot Pesto Chicken Low Carb3

Instant Pot Pesto Chicken


  • 1 medium Onion sliced medium/thin
  • 2 pounds Chicken Breast boneless/skinless
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning Grinder
  • 5 ounces Basil Pesto jarred or fresh
  • 6 ounces Mozzarella Cheese
  • 3 Roma Tomatoes sliced


  • Slice onions between thin and medium and place into cooking pot.
  • Place chicken breast over onions and sprinkle in salt and Italian seasonings.
  • Pour pesto sauce evenly over chicken.
  • Lock lid in place and close pressure valve. Cook at high pressure for 3 minutes. When beep sounds, wait 5 minutes and then release the rest of the pressure.
  • Slice 3/4 of Mozzarella cheese into thin slices and grate or cut the rest into slivers.
  • Remove lid and stir onions and chicken into sauce.
  • Place Mozzarella slices over chicken.
  • Place tomato slices on top of cheese.
  • Replace lid loosely and let sit for 2-4 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  • Plate chicken and garnish with Mozzarella slivers.