40 Keto Dinner Recipes – Best Low Carb Dinners

by Joanna

If you’re looking for some easy keto dinner recipes to make on those busy weeknights, you’re in the right place. These 40 keto quick keto dinner recipes are delicious and super filling.

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I’ve gathered only the best quick and easy keto dinner recipes that feature chicken, casserole, pizza, stir fry, and hearty soups. I’m sure you’ll love this list of more than 40 dinner ideas loaded with healthy vegetables, protein, and fats.

The best part? These keto recipes are not boring, and you can customize them easily. Enjoy some of the best keto meals for dinner with minimal prep.

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What Is A Keto Diet?

A ketogenic diet is a diet based on a low carb content and high in healthy fats. The diet calls for significantly reducing the number of carbs consumed and substituting fats in their place. This procedure aids the body’s natural metabolic state of ketosis.

Benefits Of Eating Keto

  • Helps reduce bad cholesterol;
  • Reduces symptoms of depression;
  • Lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease;
  •  Aids in the process of weight loss;
  • Boosts energy and general well-being;

Common Ingredients In Keto Dinner Recipes

  • Protein: You may eat a variety of proteins when following a ketogenic diet, including chicken, turkey, beef, pork, seafood, and more. 
  • Vegetables with a low carbohydrate content: tomatoes, onions, peppers, green vegetables, etc.
  • Cheese: You can eat cheese like cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, plain cheese, etc.
  • Eggs
  • Butter
  • Healthy fats: virgin olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil.

What To Avoid On A Keto Diet?

  • Products made from wheat, rice, pasta, cereals, etc.
  • Tuberculous vegetables like potatoes, sweet potatoes, parsnips, etc.
  • Sugar and juices
  • Processed meat products.

Grilled Salmon Steak with Creamy Mustard Sauce

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Learn how to cook the best Salmon Steaks with a super creamy mustard sauce. It’s such an easy grilled salmon steaks recipe loaded with high-quality protein and tons of flavors, then smothered in a creamy mustard sauce.

Keto-Friendly Salmon with Avocado Salsa

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Not only is this dish Kaleo-Friendly, but it’s also paleo, Whole30, and full of healthy fats to keep you full and satiated. 

Best Oven Baked Salmon Recipe

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This oven baked salmon recipe is flavorful, tender, and super moist. Smothered in a quick garlic butter sauce, this is probably our favorite way to bake salmon in the oven. Ready in less than 20 minutes, serve with your favorite healthy side dishes for a complete meal.

Cajun Salmon With Shrimp & Cream Sauce

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If you’ve been missing flavor in your day-to-day cooking, then this Cajun Salmon with Shrimp & Cream Sauce is the dish for you! Follow me, Chef Jenn, as I show you all my chef tips and tricks to make this amazing keto Cajun seafood recipe perfectly every time!

The Best Crustless Pizza Recipe

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If you’re craving pizza, try this crustless pizza that’s quick and easy to make. The ultimate low carb comfort food, a one pan dinner that takes 20 minutes to make from scratch.

Easy Keto Pizza with Fathead Dough

This keto pizza with fathead dough is super easy to make at home. The dough needs only four ingredients, and it tastes just like the real thing. It’s crispy, chewy and delicious. Add all your favorite toppings, and you will enjoy a slice of heavenly delicious pizza with just three net carbs.
This keto pizza with fathead dough is super easy to make at home. The dough needs only 4 ingredients, and it tastes just like the real thing. It’s crispy, chewy and delicious. Add all your favorite toppings, and you will enjoy a slice of delicious, heavenly pizza with just 4 net carbs.

Pizza Stuffed Chicken

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Pizza stuffed chicken isn’t just a great dinner for Trim Healthy Mamas or keto ladies; this cheesy chicken pizza bake is going to be popular with men and kids, too.

KETO STUFFED BELL PEPPERS

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Low carb stuffed peppers recipe with beef, pork, walnuts, and cheese. These peppers are baked in tomato sauce and make the ultimate keto meal.

Keto Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

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Easy, delicious, and less than 1g net carbs per serving! These Keto Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are a healthy appetizer that’s almost too good to be true! Tangy and spicy and super satisfying!

Keto Cashew Chicken

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If you are looking for the best keto cashew chicken recipe that tastes just as good as the order you would get from your favorite Asian restaurant, look no further! It’s keto, gluten free, and is made in under 30 minutes.

The Best Bruschetta Chicken Recipe

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This is the best bruschetta chicken recipe, perfect for summer, that is super juicy and full of flavor. Tender baked chicken breast is topped with ripe tomatoes and basil bruschetta topping.

Low-Carb Mediterranean Grilled Chicken

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This low-carb Mediterranean grilled chicken is the perfect grilling recipe. Simple and fresh ingredients help to create this delicious dish!

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

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This Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole has all the traditional flavors of cordon bleu but in a different presentation. Everyone loves this easy dinner recipe that’s loaded with shredded chicken, ham, and a creamy cheese sauce.

Keto Chicken Mushroom Casserole

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Keto Chicken Mushroom Casserole is a perfect low carb meal made quickly and easily in one pan! 

Juicy Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders

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Juicy oven baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Tenders are super quick to prepare and extremely delicious. Loaded with flavor, make a healthy chicken tenders recipe that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or festive meal.

Low Carb Keto Chicken Enchiladas

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Low carb and keto chicken enchiladas makes for a yummy Mexican inspired dinner no one will even know is low carb. The keto enchiladas with low carb tortillas lets you enjoy enchiladas when you’re on a keto diet.

Creamy Mushroom Chicken Thighs

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This creamy mushroom chicken thigh is a delicious, quick dinner recipe that everyone loves. Juicy chicken thighs are smothered in a luscious and rich mushroom sauce infused with garlic and parmesan cheese.

Keto Orange Chicken Recipe

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This Keto Orange Chicken is so similar to the orange chicken you ate before keto that I’m sure it will become your go-to orange chicken recipe.

One-Pan Creamy Parmesan Garlic Mushroom Chicken

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Pan fried Chicken Breast smothered in a garlic-infused creamy sauce with spinach and mushrooms is definitely the perfect chicken dinner. This Creamy chicken is filled with so much flavor and super easy to make.

Keto Chicken Parmesan

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Enjoy the taste of a crispy keto chicken parmesan at home with this quick and easy recipe that is full of flavor and guilt-free.

Cajun Stuffed Chicken Breast

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This easy stuffed chicken breast recipe is super simple to make and perfect for a quick family dinner. The baked chicken breast is super moist and loaded with cajun flavor. So say goodbye to boring chicken and make the best baked stuffed chicken breast in just 30 minutes!

Keto Chicken Piccata

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This buttery and lemony keto chicken piccata is a super low-carb twist on an easy delicious family favorite.

Keto Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce

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My family loved this keto stuffed pork tenderloin with mushroom sauce because it was so tasty and plus it’s low carb (3.2g net carbs). The tender pork and creamy melted cheese are topped with a flavorful mushroom sauce to make a week night dinner taste special.

Easy Creamy Garlic Parmesan Keto Pork Chops

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If you are looking for a meal that leaves you satisfied, Creamy Garlic Parmesan Keto Pork Chops is the one to try. You will have a restaurant-quality meal in minutes preparing this one-skillet recipe!

Spicy Maple Keto Pork Belly Bites

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Keto pork belly bites are dusted with a spicy seasoning, tossed in the air fryer to get juicy and crispy then coated with a sweet sugar-free maple syrup for the ultimate crowd-favorite low carb appetizer.

Keto Ribs

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These slow cooker keto ribs are easy to make with a simple dry rub and they come out perfectly tender and juicy! With sugar free BBQ sauce you can forget about the carbs and just dig in!

Creamed Spinach Stuffed Keto Pork Chops

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These Creamed Spinach Stuffed Keto Pork Chops are amazing! They're a flavorful one-pan meal that takes only 30 minutes to get on the table, and in true keto style, they're super low in carbs.

KETO SHRIMP CREOLE WITH CAULIFLOWER RICE

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This is a delicious recipe you are sure to love. And your picky family will too. Mine does! That’s why I’ve been making it for years. Recently, I’ve reworked it though. Now it’s got only the healthiest ingredients!

Keto Cranberry Chicken Salad

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This keto cranberry chicken salad is a festive and nutritious way to enjoy fresh cranberries for lunch during the holidays. With only 4g net carbs per serving, you can enjoy a few servings of it without guilt! 

Keto Broccoli Salad with Bacon

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Low Carb Keto Broccoli Salad with bacon is a super easy summer salad that everyone will enjoy. This broccoli salad has bacon, onions, cheese, sunflower seeds, and the most amazing creamy dressing! 

Keto Salmon Avocado Salad

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Light and healthy salmon avocado salad makes an easy summer meal. Perfectly flaky roasted salmon on a bed of spinach, with fresh radish, avocado, and red onion. All topped off with a creamy dill dressing.

Keto Antipasto Salad

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Light up your taste buds with this fast and easy Keto Antipasto Salad, ready in just 10 minutes. Fully loaded with all sorts of goodies, this salad will keep you full and fuelled. Prep it the night before for a tasty lunch salad for work/busy days!

Keto Greek Salad

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This Keto Greek Salad is loaded with delicious bites of chicken and homemade Greek salad dressing. It's the perfect way to enjoy a flavorful meal without the worry of loading up on carbs. Pile on the vegetables and enjoy the fresh flavor and crunch of every single bite. 

Creamy Keto Pumpkin Soup

keto pumpkin soup with croutons
This keto pumpkin soup is thick, creamy, aromatic, and ultra comforting. Delicious and perfect for cold days, this is the best low carb soup recipe made with canned pumpkin, cream, and tons of spices.

Keto Buffalo Ranch Chicken Soup

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This Keto Buffalo Ranch Chicken Soup is one of my all time favorites. We have this soup at least once a month because my kids beg for it.

Creamy Keto Taco Soup

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This Keto Taco Soup is loaded with your favorite Mexican flavors, packed with protein, and super filling. Make the best keto soup in under 30 minutes that’s filled with ground beef, peppers, tomatoes, and taco seasoning. Everyone’s going to love this creamy low carb soup.

Keto Zuppa Toscana Soup

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This Keto Zuppa Tuscana Soup is packed with flavor that the whole family will love. It is packed with Italian Sausage, kale and tender cauliflower florets simmered in a delectable broth and topped with crispy bacon and red pepper flakes.

Keto Broccoli Cheese Soup – Creamy & Delicious

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This keto broccoli cheddar soup is packed with tons of mouthwatering flavors without all the hidden carbs. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this hearty one-pot soup is incredibly rich, filling, and perfect for the cold weather. Enjoy a velvety cheddar soup that's better than Panera's classic broccoli cheddar soup and has only 3g net carbs for a bowl.

Instant Pot Keto Beef Stew

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This Instant Pot Keto Beef Stew is loaded with tender shredded beef, and vegetables in a savory broth. Each serving of this stew is about 5 net carbs! 

One Pan Keto Green Chili Chicken

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This easy One Pan Keto Green Chili Chicken is the ultimate cheesy low carb casserole! At under 4 net carbs per serving this will be a weekly staple on your keto diet!

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