No matter if you’re following the keto diet strictly or simply trying out some new low-carb recipes, these nutritious dishes are sure to please. Plus, most can be assembled within 30 minutes, giving you more time for life outside the kitchen!
Try this easy cauliflower rice and beef stir fry for a satisfying low-carb dinner that the entire family will adore! It’s sure to please!
Healthy keto dinners should keep you warm, and this creamy beef stroganoff does just that. Perfectly satisfying as an easy weeknight meal for the entire family to enjoy.
This recipe calls for stewing steak; however, sirloin or ribeye can also work just as well. Or you could opt for chicken breast if that suits your fancy better. Onions and mushrooms add plenty of flavor but aren’t required; feel free to experiment by including zucchini or frozen peas!
Traditional stroganoff features cubed meat in a rich cream sauce poured over pasta. However, this version adds a special twist by replacing pasta with mushrooms – perfect for those following low-carb diets and looking to limit carb consumption!
Another advantage of this dish is how quickly it can be prepared. Onion and mushroom pieces cook quickly while you can prep other ingredients at the same time; meaning a total cook time for this meal of under 30 minutes!
Make this dish in advance and even freeze it! Simply prepare the dish up until adding the sour cream, and store in an airtight container before freezing it for future consumption. Reheat before stirring in the sour cream at serving time!
This meal is an ideal option for those following the keto diet as it contains plenty of protein – an essential nutrient to support muscle growth and ensure an efficient metabolism. Each serving provides 15 grams of protein which should satisfy hunger while leaving you feeling satisfied and full for several hours after consumption.
Chicken Stir Fry
Keto chicken stir fry is an easy and quick weeknight dinner option perfect for busy weeknights. Enjoy this flavorful dish alongside low carb vegetables or zoodles and you’re in for an irresistibly flavorful feast of healthy lean chicken, crisp vegetables and delicious sauce – plus any leftover chicken from another meal can be used up here too. Also great as meal prep option and keeping fresh in your refrigerator up to three days!
Life Made Sweeter has come up with this delicious meal featuring chicken, vegetables and an irresistibly flavorful sauce made of coconut aminos, five-spice powder, arrowroot starch, toasted sesame oil and sweetener (optional). This dish makes an ideal vegetarian or vegan keto dinner option since tofu can easily be found at most grocery stores and makes a good source of plant-based protein. Plus this dish contains green peas and carrots which both boast rich sources of vitamin K manganese manganese dietary fiber Vitamin C vitamin A folate and iron content! Plus red wine vinegar has been proven to reduce heart disease risk while optimizing blood sugar levels post meals!
You could replace the chicken in this recipe with shrimp or steak for something new! Also try swapping out broccoli and carrots for other ingredients such as bok choy, snow peas, edamame bean sprouts water chestnuts mushrooms baby corn for added variety and an extra dose of flavor with crushed red pepper flakes or chopped cilantro!
Though this quick, easy, and delicious keto recipe makes a quick weeknight dinner option, it is essential that you consume the right amount of calories and fats in order to remain in ketosis. Eating too many of these types of dinners could cause you to surpass your daily calorie and fat allowance and ultimately impede weight loss. For optimal results it is wise to consume these dishes mindfully as only small parts of daily nutrition plan.
If you love chicken parmesan, this keto recipe offers you an opportunity to enjoy its classic taste without the carbs! Instead of traditional bread crumbs for crunchiness, shredded parmesan cheese provides an extra crispier coating for an irresistibly flavorful dish! Delicious yet nutritious — and simple too!
This delicious yet simple stuffed chicken dinner is both satisfying and healthy! Made with butter’s clarified cousin, ghee, rather than regular butter, it makes this an excellent option for those following keto diets – plus no heavy cream or sour cream is required in this recipe – making it even healthier!
Traditional chicken parmigiana requires deep frying of its chicken breasts; in contrast, this healthier version uses baking as the method. Enjoy all the same flavorful tomato sauce and melty mozzarella cheese that come together beautifully, but with significantly reduced amounts of fat. Serve over zucchini noodles (zoodles) for a complete meal that’s tasty yet nutritious!
Another restaurant classic made keto friendly is this creamy risotto! Free of both gluten and dairy, its cauliflower crust adds both flavor and nutrition. Best yet? This weeknight meal can be ready in just ten minutes!
Although some might consider fajitas off-limits when following a keto diet, this sheet pan version offers delicious yet healthy Tex-Mex flavors like chicken, bell peppers, and onions baked until tender before being served on keto-friendly tortillas.
If you want to increase the nutrient density of this recipe, switch out zucchini noodles for broccoli (with only four grams of net carbs per serving!). Plus, it makes an ideal meal prep option as it can be stored in an airtight container and quickly heated in the oven when necessary!
Baked Sockeye Salmon
Salmon is not only delicious but it boasts an impressive nutritional profile as well. Packed full of omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, selenium and potassium–not to mention low in carbohydrates–salmon is widely considered one of the kings of fish! This delicious keto dinner recipe offers the perfect way to incorporate this superfood into healthy dinner plans while getting in extra veggies and proteins at the same time!
This irresistible salmon dish is the ideal healthy and satisfying summer meal! Packed full of flavor, this dairy-free recipe would pair perfectly with zucchini “noodles”, whether made using a spiralizer or simply cut into long strips and baked. Furthermore, this recipe makes an excellent weeknight meal prep option as it can easily be doubled and stored in an airtight container in the fridge.
Wild sockeye salmon is an exquisite variety of wild-caught seafood caught along the Pacific coast of North America from California to Alaska. Also referred to as red salmon due to its deep red flesh and buttery flavor, wild-caught sockeye salmon boasts high levels of vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids and protein for good nutrition.
For this baked salmon recipe, it’s necessary to pat sockeye fillets dry with paper towels before seasoning them with salt and pepper. You may leave the skin on or remove it altogether depending on your personal preference. Next, heat either garlic butter or regular butter in a skillet to sear both sides of each fillet until golden brown before taking out of the pan and using its same surface (without washing) to make lemon butter sauce.
Before serving, garnish this easy and light sockeye salmon recipe with lemon slices and fresh thyme for garnish. Pair this delicious meal with simple sides like mashed purple sweet potatoes, air fryer carrots or roasted asparagus spears to impress any meat-lover in your crowd! This dish makes an impressive presentation at any special event or gathering!