We’ve rounded up some of the best low carb dinner ideas for you, all in one place. From low carb meatloaf to casseroles, —we’ve got you covered with several low carb dinner ideas.
All of these low carb dinner ideas are simple to make and they are packed full of healthy fats and protein. These low carb dinner ideas are flavorful and filling.
You can never have too many low carb dinner ideas!
Weekdays are busy and sometimes it's hard coming up with low carb dinner ideas. We like to keep a list on our fridge, for when we need an idea quick.
These low carb dinner ideas work for our entire family, they are fairly simple to make and they use minimal ingredients.
Low carb dinner ideas can range anywhere from complete one pan meals, to a protein and a side. You can also enjoy many appetizers as meals.
Do you have a favorite low carb dinner? Let us know what it is in the comments below.
Easy Low Carb Dinner Ideas
We are sharing tons of low carb dinner ideas. Okay, maybe not tons, but over 50. We hope you find low carb dinner ideas that you love.
Marry Me Chicken – One of our favorites! Creamy, tangy, savory and delicious, this easy Marry Me Chicken recipe is super simple to make and quite scrumptious. We LOVE make up a big batch of mashed cauliflower and spooning the savory sauce over it. Easy low carb dinner ideas for the win.
Keto Pizza - There might not be anything better than a Keto Pizza topped with spicy pepperoni and Italian herbs and cheeses. Make your own pizza that's better than takeout with this simple keto fathead pizza dough recipe. That's why it's on our list of low carb dinner ideas
Keto Meatloaf - A no-fail Low Carb Meatloaf Recipe that’s easy to make, packed with flavor, and comforting any night of the week. For another easy low carb dinner idea, you might like this Carne Asada.
Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole - You'll love Keto Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole. It's the ultimate cheesy, rich, comfort food that your whole family will enjoy. It's super simple which is why it's on our list of easy low carb dinner ideas.
Keto Chicken Fried Steak - Coated in a crispy Parmesan and pork rind crust and smothered in sausage gravy, you won't believe how filling and delectable this chicken fried steak is.
Keto Chicken Fajitas - Keto Fajitas are a simple and easy way to create a flavorful, high protein, low carb dinner. This chicken is marinated in a delicious blend of spices, lime and seasonings. It's one of our favorite low carb dinner ideas.
Keto Chicken Salad - Keto Chicken Salad is a staple in our house and it make an easy keto meal. Enjoy it with a fork, on top of a salad, or as lettuce wraps. I also love making avocado boats with chicken salad. If you’re in a hurry, scoop some into a sliced keto roll for a quick sandwich.
Keto Stir Fry - Keto Stir Fry is packed with chicken, vegetables, and Asian flavors. We use chicken in our stir fry, but you can use any protein you like. This meal is easy to make, low carb, and a perfect substitute for takeout. We serve ours over cauliflower rice, it's a great side to most low carb dinner ideas.
If you want more veggie recipe ideas, check out or post on Keto Vegetables.
More Low Carb Dinner Ideas
Keto Chicken Enchiladas - Keto Enchiladas with chicken, melty cheese, and a mildly spicy, savory sauce will quickly become a family favorite meal. We like to make ours in these Keto Tortillas. Finish your chicken enchiladas with your favorite toppings – we like this keto queso and keto salsa.
Low Carb Chicken Taco Soup – Super simple to make and uses minimal ingredients! Top this delightful keto chicken taco soup with your favorite toppings. We like to top it with sour cream, cheese, and sliced jalapenos for a comforting meal. Add some keto cheese chips or keto tortilla chips on the side.
Keto Mozzarella Sticks - One of our favorite easy low carb dinner idea! Baked or fried, these keto mozzarella sticks will satisfy your craving for a crunchy, cheesy snack. There are only six ingredients in this keto cheese sticks recipe and you can serve them with veggies for a complete meal.
Keto Buffalo Chicken Dip – This keto buffalo dip is insanely delicious. It’s loaded with lots of healthy fats and protein and it’s great as a meal or an appetizer. This recipe only uses a handful of ingredients and it’s easy to make.
Keto Chicken Wings – Keto recipes don’t get any easier than this keto chicken wings recipe. These little tasty chicken wings are super flavorful and filling. Just a note, they can get messy. Dip them in different sauces or some keto BBQ sauce, and enjoy!
Keto Taco Soup - This keto soup recipe is naturally dairy-free but I've included instructions on what to add to make a creamy keto taco soup.
Keto Taco Pie - Keto Taco pie is a family friendly and delicious weeknight meal. This easy low carb recipe will soon make it on your regular list of low carb dinner ideas.
Keto Taco Casserole - A family favorite. Make this meaty, cheesy, low carb taco casserole any time you're in the mood for an easy to make, filling, and delicious keto meal.
Keto Chili - One of our staple low carb dinner ideas! A simple, filling keto chili recipe that's full of spices, healthy protein, and is ready in less than thirty minutes.
Keto Eggplant Parmesan - A classic Italian style comfort dish, Keto Eggplant Parmesan is saucy, cheesy, and delicious and that's why it's on our list of favorite low carb dinner ideas.
If you're looking for sweet treat ideas to go with your low carb dinner ideas, check out this post on Keto Desserts.
Sides for Low Carb Dinner Ideas
Keto Coleslaw - Coleslaw is a versatile crunchy salad with a simple sweet and creamy dressing. This easy side dish goes great with BBQ and is perfect for pot lucks or meal prep.
Keto Broccoli Salad - Broccoli salad is the low carb salad you'll want to make and eat all year long. Especially popular with BBQ style meals and parties, everyone will love this sweet and savory cold broccoli dish.
Keto Tortillas - Keto tortillas are thin, pliable, and easy to make with just 8 simple ingredients. Enjoy these low carb tortillas in enchiladas or with your favorite taco fillings.
Keto Dinner Rolls - Simple to make, and the perfect bread-like texture, you're going to love how easy this rolls recipe pulls together. Only eight ingredients and a few simple steps until you are enjoying these amazing low carb rolls.
Keto Biscuits - Flaky, buttery keto cheddar biscuits made with a few simple ingredients that most people who live a keto lifestyle have in their kitchen. These keto biscuits are a spin off my keto blueberry scones recipe and it includes a dairy-free option.
Keto Stuffing - Low carb stuffing using almond flour that is bursting with flavor and simple to make. This keto stuffing recipe has a vegetarian option, vegan option, and a dairy-free option.
Keto Cornbread - A corn-free low carb cornbread that's tender, flavorful and it actually tastes like cornbread. For anyone who is missing a good cornbread you're going to love how easy and delightful this recipe is.
Keto Spinach Dip - A simple keto spinach dip recipe that's ready in minutes. Although it's not considered part of this list of low carb dinner ideas, you're going to love how quickly this low carb spinach dip comes together.
For more sides ideas check out our article on keto side dishes.
Low Carb Dinner Ideas Breakfast
For those that like to eat breakfast for dinner, we're including these keto breakfasts on our list of low carb dinner ideas.
Keto Quiche - Crustless Keto Quiche is a low carb, filling egg dish that is as delicious as it is impressive. This recipe is versatile enough to suit any flavor preferences and perfect for a family meal or a special event.
Keto Breakfast Casserole - Keto Breakfast Casserole is a hearty, savory dish packed with protein, veggies, and melty cheese to keep you full and happy all day long. It's simple to make and it uses minimal ingredients. It's one of our favorite low carb dinner ideas for breakfast.
Noatmeal - A healthy Low Carb Oatmeal that’s ready in minutes. You can top this noatmeal keto oatmeal with your favorite low carb toppings and enjoy. This low carb oatmeal recipe is easy to make and filling.
Keto Pancakes - This recipe is simple to make, a tried-and-true Keto Pancake Recipe, and can be made right away, or stored for future use. Dairy-free, and refined-sugar free, these Low Carb Pancakes are fluffy and the perfect start to any morning.
Check out our post on Keto Snacks for in between low carb dinner ideas.
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- 2 lbs of skirt steak, flank steak or pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch thick steaks
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 2 large limes, juiced
- ½ cup orange juice
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Add the steaks to a large zip lock bag.
- In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients together to make the marinade.
- Add the marinade to the zip lock bag. Press most of the air out and zip the bag closed. Massage the bag to coat both sides of the steaks. Marinate in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours, or overnight.
- When you are ready to make your carne asada, heat your grill on medium-high heat. Add the carne asada and cook for approximately 8 minutes on each side. Thicker pieces may take longer to cook. Aim for an internal temperature of 160° F if you are using pork.
- Remove the carne asada to a cutting board and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
- Using a sharp knife, slice the carne asada at an angle against the grain.
- Serve hot.
- Carne asada is best cooked on a grill but if you don't have a grill you can cook it in a cast iron skillet or a heavy frying pan.
- You can use pork shoulder, flank steak, or skirt steak.
- You can marinate your carne asada in a bowl. Just make sure to cover it.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 646Total Fat: 48gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 28gCholesterol: 172mgSodium: 489mgCarbohydrates: 6gNet Carbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 45g
The nutrition information for this recipe is an approximate total per serving. Please double check the nutrition information for your exact ingredients and brands.
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