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Keto Tuscan Chicken (Healthy Olive Garden Copycat)

This Keto Tuscan Chicken is a low-carb version of a restaurant favorite - make it at home in less than an hour! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken, gluten free, keto, low carb
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 612kcal


  • 1-2 lbs chicken thighs
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil plus 2 TB for the dutch oven
  • 3 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh spinach


  • Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes, or until the garlic is lightly browned.
  • Add heavy cream, chicken broth, and bring to a slow simmer. Reduce heat as needed and continue to simmer for 10 minutes until sauce begins to thicken.
  • Coat the bottom of dutch oven pan with about 2 Tablespoons oil and place chicken thighs in the pan.
  • Add Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, kosher salt, cracked pepper and chopped sun dried tomatoes.
  • Sprinkle the parmesan cheese into the sauce and whisk until smooth.
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken, reduce heat to low under the dutch oven pan.
  • Cook for at least 30 minutes, or up to an hour if possible.
  • Remove chicken from dutch oven and add spinach. Stir spinach until it is slightly wilted.
  • Place the chicken back into the dutch oven and spoon the sauce and spinach onto the top of the chicken. Cook for an additional 10 minutes.


Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.
Net Carbs: 9g per serving


Calories: 612kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 209mg | Sodium: 813mg | Potassium: 623mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 2965IU | Vitamin C: 18.8mg | Calcium: 318mg | Iron: 2.4mg