Summer Chicken Sauté

Summer Chicken Sauté

This recipe showcases fresh summer produce! It is also a great way to eat low carb without feeling deprived. Summer chicken sauté is an easy (and healthy!) recipe that will quickly become your weeknight favorite.

Summer chicken sauté


  • 1½ pounds thinly sliced chicken breast (or you can pound it thin yourself!
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 1 Tablespoon + 1–2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 medium-sized zucchinis, sliced into half moons
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups corn kernels, fresh or frozen
  • salt & pepper

vegetable saute


  1. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat and season chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Add 1 Tablespoon olive oil and when oil is hot, add chicken to pan.
  3. Cook chicken for about 3-4 minutes per side, until cooked through.
  4. While chicken is cooking, mix together yogurt and pesto. Set aside.
  5. Remove chicken from pan and set aside. Add another teaspoon of olive oil to pan if it’s dry.
  6. Add garlic to pan and cook for 1 minute.
  7. Add zucchini and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Add tomatoes and corn and cook for about 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally and until vegetables are tender.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Divide yogurt mixture onto 4 plates and slightly spread yogurt over plate.
  11. Top with chicken and ¼ of the vegetable mix.

Pesto Yogurt Sauce


  • Calories:359
  • Sugar:11 grams
  • Sodium:735 milligrams
  • Fat:13 grams
  • Saturated Fat:1 gram
  • Unsaturated Fat:3 grams
  • Trans Fat:0 grams
  • Carbohydrates:21 grams
  • Fiber: 4 grams
  • Protein: 42 grams
  • Cholesterol: 85 milligrams

Original Recipe: My Everyday Table

Text By Thomas Cox and Martha Kendall Custard

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