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Bacon Pesto Chicken Roulettes (Rolls)

This is a pasta free take on my Authentic Pesto Pasta with Parmesan. It’s gluten free and low carb but still oh so delicious!! Chicken rolled with rustic pesto and wrapped in bacon is a sure delight!

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Bacon Pesto Chicken Roulettes (Rolls)

Gluten free and low carb.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, chicken, gluten free, low carb, pesto
Servings: 4
Calories: 1601kcal


  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts chopped
  • 1/4 cup parmesan reggiano grated
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1 lb bacon


  • Mix together the basil, garlic, nuts, cheese and oil. Set aside.
  • Butterfly and pound out each chicken breast.
  • Spread a quarter of the pesto onto each chicken breast.
  • Roll the chicken up tightly and wrap in bacon.
  • I grilled these, but you could easily bake them at 400°F for 25-30 or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Enjoy! If you liked this recipe, please comment below. Thank you!


Sodium: 529mg | Calcium: 94mg | Vitamin C: 4mg | Vitamin A: 438IU | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 904mg | Cholesterol: 258mg | Calories: 1601kcal | Saturated Fat: 51g | Fat: 153g | Protein: 52g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Iron: 2mg

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