50 Keto Dinner Recipes That Are Familiar, Tasty, And Easy To Make (2024)

Meals that'll make you happy, satisfied, and asking for seconds.

For anyone trying to maintain a low-carb/keto lifestyle, planning a full week of tasty meals can be a challenge. To help out, we've rounded up a bunch of our all-time favorite keto dinner recipes.

Our choices range from chicken pesto and zucchini "pasta" to honey mustard salmon to slow cooker beef tacos. We strived for the most diverse range of foods — because we understand thatyou shouldn't have to sacrifice depth of flavor, a variety of textures, or the conventional satisfaction of carb-loaded foods any time you want a keto meal.

1. Easy Chicken Piccata

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Experience the zesty flavors of Italy with this easy weeknight dinner. Tender chicken breasts are coated in a tangy lemon-caper sauce, making every bite a delightful experience.

Recipe: Easy Chicken Piccata

2. Cheese-Stuffed Burger Bombs

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These juicy beef sliders are stuffed with gooey cheddar cheese for the ultimate game day snack. Substitute the Hawaiiaan rolls with a lettuce wrap or slices of keto-friendly bread to reduce carbs.

Recipe:Cheese-Stuffed Burger Bombs

3. Easy Glazed Pork Chops

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Easy glazed pork chops are a quick 30-minute dinner. They're coated in a sweet and savory glaze that caramelizes onto the pork chops when baked.

Recipe: Easy Glazed Pork Chops

4. Skirt Steak with Mustard Sauce

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For an elegant dinner that's easy to make, look no further. Juicy skirt steak is seared to perfection, then sliced and topped with a creamy mustard caper sauce.

Recipe: Skirt Steak with Mustard Sauce

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Savor the flavor explosion of this broccoli, ham, and cheddar-stuffed chicken loaf.

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6. Red Chili Shrimp Stir-Fry

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If you like it spicy, you'll love this easy shrimp stir-fry. Serve over cauliflower rice for a quick and easy keto meal.

Recipe: Red Chili Shrimp Stir-Fry

7. Salsa-Braised Chicken with Avocado

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Store-bought salsa gets a glow-up in this easy braised chicken recipe. Chicken thighs are browned until crispy, baked in a salsa verde and white wine sauce until tender all the way through, then topped with cilantro and avocado. To ensure it's keto-friendly, make sure to use a white wine with no sugar added.

Recipe: Salsa-Braised Chicken with Avocado

8. Skirt Steak with Charred Chimichurri

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Thin flaps of skirt steak are pan-seared, then topped with an easy-to-make chimichurri sauce made with charred shallots, jalapeños and garlic for a smoky, herbaceous flavor. This recipe only uses one skillet and a food processor so clean-up will be a breeze!

Recipe: Skirt Steak with Charred Chimichurri

9. Keto-Friendly Lasagna Dome

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This recipe swaps in cabbage leaves for the traditional noodles, making for a keto-friendly meal full of traditional lasagna flavors.

Recipe: Keto-Friendly Lasagna Dome

10. Garlic Butter Steak

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A bit of salt and pepper, some butter, and an open flame will go a long way to transforming a slab of steak into something rich and luxurious. Add some garlic and herbs, and you won't believe you cooked that steak all by yourself.

Recipe:Garlic Butter Steak

11. Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

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Has broccoli ever tasted better than in a crispy, cheesy quiche?

Recipe:Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

12. Lemon Pepper Baked Wings

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A simple combination of lemon juice, pepper, and butter elevate chicken wings into a delectable meal that's a little lighter than BBQ wings, but just as finger-licking good.

Recipe:Lemon Pepper Baked Wings

13. Garlic Lemon Shrimp

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This classic fat and acid combination upgrades a simple bag of shrimp into a restaurant-quality main course.

Recipe:Garlic Lemon Shrimp

14. Chicken Pesto And Zucchini “Pasta”

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Patting the zucchini noodles as dry as possible will ensure that they cook thoroughly and are able to absorb all that yummy pesto you slather on.

Recipe:Chicken Pesto And Zucchini “Pasta”

15. 2-Ingredient Pasta

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This "pasta" is made with just egg and cheese. In order to make elastic noodles that hold their shape, let the dough cool a bit before slicing it — you might even want to pop it in the fridge for a few minutes.

Recipe:2-Ingredient Pasta

16. Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Asparagus adds crunch, ensures that you get a serving of low-carb greens, and adds a slightly sweet note.

Recipe:Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast

17. Pesto Chicken Bake

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Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and a side salad.

Recipe:Pesto Chicken Bake

18. Parchment Garlic Butter Salmon

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For a fully keto-compliant meal, you could swap out the potatoes for broccoli, asparagus, or Brussels sprouts.

Recipe:Parchment Garlic Butter Salmon

19. Avocado Lime Salmon

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For even more flavor, try pan-frying the salmon skin-on.

Recipe:Avocado Lime Salmon

20. Creamy Bacon Hasselback Chicken

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This creamy, three-ingredient chicken recipe means that you'll never complain about dry chicken again.

Recipe:Creamy Bacon Hasselback Chicken

21. Bacon Ranch Chicken Bake

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Cook the bacon before placing it on the chicken so you don't end up with raw bacon strips in your finished dish.

Recipe:Bacon Ranch Chicken Bake

22. Mississippi Roast

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Got a slow cooker? This recipe was basically made for it. In the morning, pop the chuck roast in — and by evening, you'll have delicious, melt-in-your-mouth meat.

Recipe:Mississippi Roast

23. Creamy Tuscan Chicken

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Bring Olive Garden's Italian-American cuisine to your home with this recipe that nails the creamy, rich texture of Tuscan chicken.

Recipe:Creamy Tuscan Chicken

24. One-Pan Chicken Adobo

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Savory with just a touch of sweet — and enveloped with an aromatic soy flavor — this chicken adobo needs nothing else to make it a complete meal.

Recipe:One-Pan Chicken Adobo

25. Loaded Summer Cauliflower Salad

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If you like mayonnaise, you'll love this hearty salad that's coated in a dressing made with mayo, mustard, lemon juice, garlic powder, and paprika.

Recipe:Loaded Summer Cauliflower Salad

26. Gourmet Rib Eye Steak

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Follow this recipe exactly for the perfect date night meal that goes great with a green bean casserole, cheese bread, or even a simple salad.

Recipe:Gourmet Rib Eye Steak

27. Keto Bacon Cauliflower “Mac” ‘N’ Cheese

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Thanks to cauliflower, which replicates the bite and texture of conventional macaroni, this mac 'n' cheese manages to be low-carb yet equally as cheesy as the usual stuff.

Recipe:Keto Bacon Cauliflower “Mac” ‘N’ Cheese

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Quick tip: Add some freshly squeezed lemon juice into the spinach mixture to brighten it up.

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29. Honey Mustard Salmon

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Using whole grain mustard means your salmon will come with more texture and body.

Recipe:Honey Mustard Salmon

30. Shahi Paneer

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Consisting of 19 grams of carbs per serving, this recipe might be slightly more carb-ful than the others — but it's completely worth it for this velvety sauce of tomatoes, cream, spices, and chewy paneer cheese.

Recipe:Shahi Paneer

31. Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

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Add a bit of honey to your butter for a pop of sweetness in every bite.

Recipe:Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

32. Steamed Whole Fish with Fresh Ginger

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Steaming is one of the easiestwaysto cook fish and infusesit with myriad flavors. All you need is a steamer basket (or an improvised one), ginger, green onions, and a whole red snapper to get started.

Recipe:Steamed Whole Fish with Fresh Ginger

33. Savoury White Fish with Simmered Tomatoes

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A white fish can go perfectly with a flavorful, savory tomato sauce because it transforms the otherwise bland protein into a juicy, savory meal.

Recipe:Savoury White Fish with Simmered Tomatoes

34. Low-Carb Steak Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

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To add some variety to this salad, throw in some candied walnuts, feta cheese, or even some sliced avocado.

Recipe:Low-Carb Steak Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

35. Wild Salmon With Pepper Sauce

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Hailing from northern Africa, the red harissa sauce that comes with this wild salmon dish is undoubtedly the star of this meal. It's made mainly with roasted red pepper, and spiced with caraway seed, ground cumin, and red chili flakes for a burst of smoky flavor that goes great with many fish or meat entrees.

Recipe:Wild Salmon With Pepper Sauce

36. Slow Cooker Barbacoa-Style Beef Tacos

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For a keto-friendly meal, opt for corn tortillas, which clock in approximately 11 grams of carbs per tortilla.

Recipe:Slow Cooker Barbacoa-Style Beef Tacos

37. Traditional Chicken Cobb Salad

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A classic Cobb salad might be one of my all-time favorites. It's fresh, crispy, and juicy — but also savory, salty, and creamy. It's almost like someone anticipated all my flavor needs and created the perfect, all-inclusive salad.

Recipe:Traditional Chicken Cobb Salad

38. Bacon Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll

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To prevent a soggy bottom and a complicated oven cleanup, use a wire rack placed on top of a cookie sheet.

Recipe:Bacon Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll

39. Ginger Mushroom Shrimp Stir-fry

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Shrimp is great to use when you're piling on other aromatic ingredients like ginger and mushroom, which have a wonderful way of soaking into the protein and filling it with juicy flavor.

Recipe:Ginger Mushroom Shrimp Stir-fry

40. One-Pan Chicken Fajita

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If you're enjoying this chicken fajita dish on its own, use a generous amount of bell peppers as they'll inevitably shrink as they lose water in the cooking process.

Recipe:One-Pan Chicken Fajita

41. Cloud Bread

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For an ultra easy low-carb side, this cloud bread — made with eggs, cream of tartar, and cream cheese — is the perfect light replacement.

Recipe:Cloud Bread

42. Baked Buffalo Wings

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The fire-red color comes courtesy of a cup of BBQ sauce, which spices up this quick and easy recipe.

Recipe:Baked Buffalo Wings

43. Paleo Beef and Veggie Stir-fry

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This stir-fry recipe is a wonderful opportunity to try out a few ingredients that are popular in the low-carb eating community, including coconut aminos, tapioca flour, and the historically underrated napa cabbage.

Recipe:Paleo Beef and Veggie Stir-fry

44. Low-Carb Gluten-Free Cheese Bread

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Unlike many other keto "bread" recipes that use a basic mix of cheese and one other ingredient, this one combines almond flour, three cheeses, egg, and baking powder to create a fluffy, cheesy bread that's a bit richer in both texture and taste.

Recipe:Low-Carb Gluten-Free Cheese Bread

45. Western Omelet

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An omelet cooked in a buttered pan results in a next level of casual luxury. If you're not a huge fan of ham, feel free to swap it out with sliced breakfast sausage.

Recipe:Western Omelet

46. Tomato Pesto Salmon

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If you want the whole dish to be ready at the same time, you may want to consider either chopping your vegetables on the thicker side, or starting to cook the salmon five minutes before the veggies.

Recipe:Tomato Pesto Salmon

47. Vietnamese Shaking Beef

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The great part about low-carb dishes is that they force you to try new marinades and sauces. This one combines garlic, brown sugar, soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, and black pepper. It's a world of flavor in every bite!

Recipe:Vietnamese Shaking Beef

48. One-Pan Basil Halloumi Chicken

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Since halloumi is a salty cheese, you may want to cut down on the salt included in the basil oil, or eliminate it altogether.

Recipe:One-Pan Basil Halloumi Chicken

49. Beef Beer Goulash

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For the best, most flavorful goulash, you'll want to simmer the whole recipe for as long as you can. To give the stew a thicker texture, take the lid off your pot for the last hour or so to let the whole mixture reduce.

Recipe:Beef Beer Goulash

50. Braised Pork Belly Adobo by Chef Leah Cohen

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Okay, home chefs. If you're ready to test your cooking chops and be rewarded with a meal that you'll want to make every weekend, try this braised pork belly adobo on for size. The result will be a crispy, rich, savory, and perfectly spiced gourmet meal.

Recipe:Braised Pork Belly Adobo by Chef Leah Cohen

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