Eating on a keto diet doesn’t have to be boring! Try these keto lunch and dinner ideas to keep your palate enticed and motivated to stay on track with your health goals.
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Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa
Smoky Spanish Beef Stew with Olives
Oven Baked Garlic Parm Ribs
Keto Egg Salad
Easy Keto Ground Beef Meatloaf
BBQ Pulled Pork with Spicy Slaw
Cauliflower Coconut Milk Curry
BLT Stuffed Avocados
Cajun Keto Shrimp
Turkey Bacon Ranch Pinwheels
Broccoli Cheese Keto Soup
General Tso Keto Chicken
Keto Pad Thai
Ground Beef Keto Casserole
Zero Carb Salmon Patties
Zucchini Keto Sliders
Cheesy Shrimp and Grits
Keto Charcuterie Board
90 Second Personal Pan Pizza
Keto Ramen Soup
Calories: 468 Fat: 29g Total Carbs: 12g
Net Carbs: 5g Fiber: 7g Protein: 39g
Cilantro and lime are perhaps one of the best food pairings around – and that remains true in one of the simplest (but tasty) keto chicken recipes. Prep time takes under 30 minutes so you can enjoy a delicious zesty dish in under half an hour!
Calories: 328 Fat: 21g Total Carbs: 9g
Net Carbs: 6g Fiber: 3g Protein: 27g
This keto dinner recipe uses fresh thyme, red wine, smoked Spanish paprika, garlic, and more to create a flavorful keto stew.
Calories: 349 Fat: 33.1g Total Carbs: 4.7g
Net Carbs: 3.9g Fiber: 0.8g Protein: 10g
You’ll want these baby back, baby back ribs for every meal once you try your first bite. Eating the same dish for every meal isn’t realistic for a healthy diet, but we don’t blame you for wanting to – cheese and garlic are definitely crave-worthy!
Calories: 197 Fat: 16g Total Carbs: 1g
Net Carbs: 1g Fiber: 0g Protein: 8g
Can’t beat a classic sandwich for lunch! This egg salad recipe goes great between two slices of your favorite keto-brand bread, or (if you’re an enthusiastic baker) try our 1g carb keto bread recipe and make your own loaf at home.
Calories: 311 Fat: 18.7g Total Carbs: 2.1g
Net Carbs: 1.7g Fiber: 0.4g Protein: 32.8g
This recipe includes how to make a keto-friendly sauce to go on top of your meatloaf entrée. Of course, you can’t go wrong with a little traditional keto ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, or salsa!
Calories: 385 Fat: 22g Total Carbs: 6g
Net Carbs: 5g Fiber: 1g Protein: 40g
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Calories: 283 Fat: 23g Total Carbs: 18g
Net Carbs: 12g Fiber: 6g Protein: 4g
The carbohydrates are a little high for this curry dish, but if you’re just starting out, or are following a cyclical keto plan, or targeted keto strategy for energy during an intense workout, this curry recipe works in a pinch.
Calories: 189 Fat: 16g Total Carbs: 10g
Net Carbs: 3g Fiber: 7g Protein: 4g
This recipe offers an alternative to BLT sandwiches to keep you filled up and fueled up after lunch or dinner. Avocado cups are not only a great main ingredient for keto recipes, but they can be used to create a variety of flavorful dishes: try adding the egg salad from above or this taco stuffing to your cups for even options!
Calories: 181 Fat: 9.3g Total Carbs: 1.3g
Net Carbs: 0.7g Fiber: 0.6g Protein: 23.4g
Shrimp is typically high in cholesterol, so we wouldn’t recommend eating it all the time, but if you’re free from heart health issues, indulging in a delicious shrimp dish like this one is fine! Savor the shrimp’s Cajun spices along with keto mashed cauliflower or rice for a complete meal pairing.
Calories: 133 Fat: 12g Total Carbs: 2g
Net Carbs: 2g Fiber: 0g Protein: 5g
This is a simple and fast recipe to construct when you’re in a hurry. Just wrap your cream cheese and seasoning up in a slice of turkey (or other deli meat), cut, and eat!
Calories: 235 Fat: 17g Total Carbs: 7g
Net Carbs: 5g Fiber: 2g Protein: 13g
Even wilted broccoli works well in this recipe, so those of you that forget about your veggies in the back of the fridge have an opportunity to put them to good use! And what better way to do that than with a delicious broccoli cheese soup?
Calories: 252 Fat: 12.3g Total Carbs: 3.7g
Net Carbs: 3.2g Fiber: 0.5g Protein: 45.5g
Traditional General Tso uses a lot of sugar-filled sauce to flavor their chicken. This keto alternative uses fresh, low-carb options instead like rice vinegar, minced garlic, and soy sauce!
Calories: 345 Fat: 26g Total Carbs: 12g
Net Carbs: 7g Fiber: 5g Protein: 18g
This Pad Thai recipe uses shirataki noodles instead of rice noodles to lower the carb content of the dish. Shirataki noodles are higher in soluble fiber and can also help with digestion.
Calories: 265 Fat: 15g Total Carbs: 2g
Net Carbs: 1.9g Fiber: 0.1g Protein: 28g
Casseroles are another way to cook big batches for weekly meal prep. Make sure to use lean ground beef in your dishes to cut back on unhealthy fats.
(And if you have any to spare, try more keto ground beef recipes like this keto chili).
Calories: 121 Fat: 6g Total Carbs: 0g
Net Carbs: 0g Fiber: 0g Protein: 15g
This is an absolutely 0 carb recipe that uses canned salmon, cheese, and pork rinds to make a crispy salmon patty you can make in less than 20 minutes.
Calories: 163 Fat: 6g Total Carbs: 1g
Net Carbs: 0g Fiber: 1g Protein: 10g
Have an old-fashioned burger with a keto “bun” made from zucchini slices. These bite sized morsels also make great healthy appetizers at barbecues.
Calories: 401 Fat: 28g Total Carbs: 6g
Net Carbs: 5.4g Fiber: 1.6g Protein: 33g
As a staple Southern dish, you can keep the tradition going through your keto-conscious diet with a recipe that has less than 6 net carbs.
Calories: 191 Fat: 16g Total Carbs: 3g
Net Carbs: 1g Fiber: 2g Protein: 9g
This charcuterie board will redefine the term “peckish.” You may consider this more of an appetizer, but charcuterie boards for lunch have become quite popular! Customize with your favorite meats, veggies, and cheeses easily. And don’t forget to indulge in some dark chocolate, too.
Calories: 325 Fat: 26.4g Total Carbs: 6.1g
Net Carbs: 3.5g Fiber: 2.6g Protein: 15g
Coconut and almond flour can turn any dough into a low-carb option without the cardboard texture that other low-carb options can have. This recipe uses coconut flour and takes about 10 minutes to prep.
Calories: 35 Fat: 0g Total Carbs: 5g
Net Carbs: 1g Fiber: 4g Protein: 3g
Another recipe made keto friendly thanks to shirataki noodles! Add lean proteins, an egg, and veggies to this recipe for a keto ramen meal that will fill you up fast.
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