Are you searching for more family-friendly keto recipes to add into your rotation? Look no further, this collection has it all, from breakfast nutty ideas and slow cooker staples, all the way through sheet pan dinners!
An old classic like beef stroganoff becomes even more delicious when made with cauliflower rice instead of traditional pasta noodles, creating a hearty meal everyone will appreciate.
Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp
This low carb dinner recipe is ideal for anyone on a keto diet. Roasted spaghetti squash noodles make an easy substitution for pasta, pairing perfectly with shrimp in a creamy garlic butter sauce and fresh parsley for an irresistibly tasty dish! Don’t miss this simple yet delectable family favorite!
Add color and nutrients to this dish with chopped tomatoes added just before serving – either one cup for less saucy meals or two for more sauce! A splash of cold-pressed avocado oil also gives this meal an irresistibly mild flavor!
With only three ingredients and no need for frying, this delicious gluten free dinner comes together in no time with minimal effort! Perfect for anyone following a keto diet or those simply seeking satisfying and hearty dishes! Pair this delicious gluten-free dinner with some vegetables on the side for the ultimate comfort food experience.
The high-fat, moderate-protein keto diet offers many advantages – and weight loss may even be one. But to prevent boredom from setting in too quickly, be sure to vary up your meals! Check out these 86 keto dinner ideas ranging from sheet pan chicken with vegetables to Crockpot carnitas.
These fresh lettuce wraps are both flavorful and satisfying. Lean ham provides protein while five different spices add depth of flavor and heat. Make the filling ahead of time then assemble your wraps right before serving for an easy low carb dinner option!
This recipe calls for Boston bib or butter lettuce leaves, although you could also use large romaine hearts, jicama leaves or cabbage to provide the crunch needed for its richly-flavored filling. Finely chopped pickled ginger adds an additional zesty bite of flavor while Asian chile pepper sauce provides additional heat if desired.
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup
This warming soup is velvety smooth and packed with flavor without packing on too many calories. Plus, it’s dairy-free for vegans or anyone wanting a change.
Make this delicious soup using either your slow cooker or instant pot for hands-off cooking. When cutting butternut squash into uniform pieces to ensure even cooking. Roasting also caramelizes and intensifies its sweetness for extra rich and creamy soup!
To create this dish, start by rendering some bacon in a Dutch oven (or any large, heavy-bottomed pot). Next, simmer butternut squash and other ingredients until they’re soft enough to blend into one delicious stew.
Be amazed at how creamy this butternut squash soup tastes without using heavy cream! And even healthier when made dairy free with coconut cream as the base. Perfect comforting dinner on cozy fall and winter evenings!
Cauliflower Rice with Smoked Gouda
This creamy low-carb pasta alternative is a comfort food classic, while its delicious touch of richness from smoked gouda cheese adds depth without all of the additional carbs. A perfect side for making ahead or keeping as leftovers!
Cheese-topped chicken parmigiana gets an appealing keto makeover in this keto dinner recipe that uses almond meal as its coating and serves it with cauliflower mash – it makes the ideal weeknight keto dinner!
This delicious low-carb casserole features a creamy combination of zucchini and chicken as its foundation, loaded with various cheeses for an irresistibly flavorful dish! Plus, with pork panko as the finishing touch for added crunchiness – making this meal great to keep handy for weeknight dinners!
Making your burger keto-friendly can be done simply and quickly by ordering it lettuce wrapped at restaurants, and topping it with any protein of your choosing without needing a bun. A ground turkey skillet with green beans also provides quick keto dinner solutions when time is of the essence.
Rosemary-Stuffed Chicken Thighs
Healthy Keto dinners usually include protein-rich dishes like chicken, beef, seafood and pork as well as Keto casseroles, soups and stews that provide both filling and satisfying options.
When it comes to quick keto meals, this oven-baked rosemary chicken dish is an easy winner. A one-pan dinner complete with apples and Brussels sprouts as well as rosemary fruit. Plus a satisfying serving of lean protein from chicken thighs!
Prep the oven before starting this recipe of low-carb chicken by preheating to 425F/225C and whisk together lemon juice, melted butter, olive oil, garlic, rosemary and salt and pepper until well mixed. Pour the marinade onto chicken thighs spread on a baking tray lined with parchment paper in your dish/sheet before placing in the oven to bake for approximately an hour – garnish with lemon slices and parsley leaves as you serve!
Cauliflower Mac & Cheese
Cauliflower shines as the star ingredient of this simple keto pasta recipe that’s sure to please every family meal plan. Packed full of delicious cheese flavors found in traditional mac and cheese dishes, but lower in carbs and gluten-free as this version uses cauliflower florets as opposed to macaroni noodles.
This keto pasta recipe requires additional preparation by creating a roux — a butter and flour combination used to thicken sauces such as mac and cheese – in advance. Skipping this step would result in chunky cheese or cauliflower that won’t appeal as much when served together with pasta.
Make this dish even simpler to prepare by grating your own cheese at home instead of purchasing store-bought shredded. Grated cheese ensures proper melting and has a uniform texture for a seamless dinner preparation experience – not to mention saving time when cooking dinner too!
Hot Sauce Salad
If you love chicken Alfredo but prefer lower carb meals, this spaghetti squash Alfredo recipe might just be for you. With less pasta required for cooking and the light and delicious flavors of this tasty weeknight dish.
Traditional fried chicken gets the Keto treatment with this oven-baked version! Coated with an almond flour mixture that eliminates hidden sugars and gluten free characteristics, as well as homemade sauce for reduced added sugar content compared to store bought brands.
Salads are an integral component of the keto diet and this delicious salad features all your favorite ingredients combined with an avocado dressing for an irresistibly hearty meal! Perfect to bring along to work for lunch as both ingredients can be prepared ahead of time and stored in mason jars – add an extra bit of spice by dousing with hot sauce before serving!
Delicious Italian dish eggplant Parmesan makes for an irresistibly satisfying dinner that is also low in carbohydrates. Enjoy it alongside fresh vegetable salad or crusty bread to sop up all that delectable sauce.
Key to making this keto recipe healthy is using pork rind crumbs as breading; they’re low in carbohydrates and provide an ideal replacement for traditional wheat-based crumbs. You can find them at most grocery stores, or make your own by finely crushing plain ones and mixing in grated Parmesan cheese.
This simple dish requires minimal preparation time, making it the ideal option for busy evenings. To save even more time, prepare the eggplant and breading ahead of time and reheat it before serving.
This recipe utilizes globe eggplants, but you may choose other varieties if desired. Just be sure to salt and let your eggplant sit for several minutes prior to beginning as this helps draw out moisture and bitterness from them.
Seafood curry is an ideal way to increase omega-3 intake. This keto-friendly recipe utilizes an easy prawn red curry sauce, but you can easily swap in other seafood of choice to suit your preference. To make the sauce, simply melt some butter or ghee in a pan before sauteeing minced shallots, garlic and ginger until fragrant before stirring in remaining ingredients and simmering until thickened.
Serve this meal over cauliflower rice to keep it completely low-carb or use zoodles if you’re vegan and gluten-free. Any leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for 3-4 days before being frozen for 2-3 months for optimal storage.
Chicken is an essential staple in most diets, and this collection of keto dinner recipes features more than the classic roast chicken or crispy wings. Try lighter options such as grilled chicken skewers with an herb marinade made of yogurt and herbs or Israeli salad topped with creamy feta cheese for something truly delightful and filling! We guarantee it! This collection of healthy keto dinners is sure to please every craving.