Keto dinner ideas can be both healthful and low in carbs. Recipes that include loads of low-carb vegetables, sources of unsaturated fat, high-quality protein, fiber, and essential nutrients will keep you in ketosis and healthy at the same time.
The 10 recipes below provide everything you would expect from a healthy and keto-friendly dinner recipes. Keto dinners that will stand out from any other meal but please your taste buds! Try my Coconut Curry Chicken as a bonus, it is a keto-friendly chicken recipe.
Keto Dinner Recipes
1. Low-Carb Beef Stir Fry
If you’re a fan of Chinese takeout, then you’ll love this low-carb version of beef stir fry. Tender and juicy strips of flank or skirt steak flavored with a bit of coconut amino sand ginger on a bed of zucchini noodles – what more can you ask for during weeknights?
Net carbs: 12g
Get the recipe: Low-Carb Beef Stir-Fry
2. Blackened Salmon with Avocado Salsa
Rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, brain-benefiting omega-3 fatty acids, and gut-friendly fiber, this dinner recipe fits the bill when it comes to defining healthy. It’s also pretty easy and quick to make, which is always a plus when it comes to dinner meals.
Net carbs: 2.7g
Get the recipe: Blackened Salmon with Avocado Salsa
3. Blackened Tilapia with Zucchini Noodles
This recipe works well with any other fish fillets, but the mild taste of tilapia helps all the other flavors stand out in this dish. Topped with flavorful pico de gallo and serve with cooked zoodles, this easy dinner recipe is refreshing and nutritious.
Net carbs: 6g
Get the recipe: Blackened Tilapia with Zucchini Noodles
4. Instant Pot Lemon Chicken with Garlic
Lemon chicken served with some roasted asparagus or other greens makes for a perfect spring time dinner meal. Made in an instant pot, chicken breasts cook juicy and tender and they also absorb the buttery lemon garlic sauce.
Net carbs: 1g
Get the recipe: Instant Pot Lemon Chicken with Garlic
5. Deli Roast Beef and Cheese Platter
This antipasto platter from the Kiss My Keto recipes page can double as a dinner meal at over 400 calories per serving. Made with hearty but healthful ingredients like deli beef, Gouda, radishes, lettuce, and avocados, you get all the keto nutrients you need without needing to turn on the stove – perfect for lazy weeknights.
Net carbs: 1g
Get the recipe: Deli Roast Beef and Cheese Platter
6. Easy Tomato Feta Soup
When you’re craving something homely, make this creamy tomato soup with basil and savory feta cheese. This soup is bursting with Italian flavors and is loaded with antioxidants. The heavy cream, olive oil, and feta help add keto-friendly fats to this comforting bowl of tomato goodness, but all the other ingredients contribute to its healthfulness through and through.
Net carbs: 8g
Get the recipe: Easy Tomato Feta Soup
7. Chicken Enchilada Skillet
Skillet dinners are the best dinners hands down. They’re quick, tasty, and you have only one pan to clean up. Make this chicken enchilada anytime you need something quick but satisfying. Served with some cauliflower rice, this recipe is both satisfying and healthful.
- Calories: 343
- Protein: 32g
- Fat: 22g
- Net carbs: 3g
Get the recipe: Chicken Enchilada Skillet
8. Loaded Cauliflower Soup
Try this keto equivalent of potato soup and you’ll have a hearty dinner meal that the whole family can enjoy. Infused with olive oil or butter, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and heavy cream, this soup provides plenty of fat to make it keto-friendly, while the cauliflower adds fiber, micronutrients, and antioxidants to this wonderful dinner in a bowl.
- Calories: 323
- Protein: 14g
- Fat: 26g
- Net carbs: 8g
Get the recipe: Loaded Cauliflower Soup
9. Avocado and Kale Omelet
Omelets are not just for breakfast and lunch, they make a great dinner option too. Especially this avocado and kale omelet that you can whip up whenever you don’t really feel like preparing elaborate dinners. The kale and avocados help add fiber and lots of health to this protein and fat-rich meal. Serve it with some keto bread and yogurt on the side and you’ll have a filling and satisfying dinner meal.
- Calories: 339
- Protein: 15g
- Fat: 28g
- Net carbs: 8g
Get the recipe: Avocado and Kale Omelet
10. Curried Rice Cauliflower with Shrimp
This recipe is ready in 20 minutes for a quick dinner idea. It is low-carb, keto, and paleo-friendly. It is seasoned with lots of herbs and spices and prepared with olive oil, which adds loads of healthful antioxidants and good fats to this meal. If you don’t like shrimp, you can use chicken or beef instead; however, shrimp adds omega-3 fats to this meal.
- Calories: 183
- Protein: 26g
- Fat: 4g
- Net carbs: 8g
Get the recipe: Curried Rice Cauliflower with Shrimp