Easy Low Carb Dinners Ideas
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61 Easy Low Carb Dinners That Are Quick & Family Approved

Looking for quick and easy ideas for low carb dinners? These 61 easy low carb dinners ideas will keep you satisfied. Cooking low carb can be tough for a family. Trust me, I know how hard it can be in the beginning. Especially after you’ve exhausted a few of the good recipes you know. Whether you are looking for low carb beef dinners, low carb chicken dinner, low carb family dinners or something quick and easy that can be made in 30 minutes or less we have something for you.

What Makes A Dinner Low Carb?

What is low carb foods? When you are on a low carb diet the goal is to limit your amount of carbs you consume in a day. There is no strict number of carbs you should have in a day but anything under 100 to 150 grams per day is considered to be low carb.

To achieve this you will want to stick to Whole Foods, fruits, vegetables and limit any processed or packaged foods. These foods tend to be high in carbs and sugar which is what you want to avoid when on a low carb diet.

So what type of low carb dinners should you make to stay on a low carb diet? View our list below of 61 easy low carb dinners to try.

61 Low Carb Dinners Ideas That Are Quick & Easy To Make For The Family

Easy Low Carb Dinners Ideas

This list of 61 low carb easy recipes for dinner has chicken, beef, pork options as well as soups, salads, and family meals. There is something for everyone on list from chicken nuggets for kids to lasagna to turkey and low carb pasta options.

Low Carb Dinners With Beef

Low Carb Dinners with Beef

Beef dishes have always been my favorite. Who doesn’t love a nice juicy steak or a hearty stew with tinder beef chuck? Don’t even get me started on tacos. These Low Carb keto dinners with beef are some of my absolute go-to’s for my family when I want to make sure we are getting enough protein and iron.

Keto Salisbury steak Recipe - Low Carb Dinners

1. Keto Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Sauce

Comfort food at its best! This Keto Salisbury Steak is drenched in a Mushroom Sauce and ready in about 30 minutes for a fast and easy weeknight meal! It’s also just 5.5g net carbs a serving.

Keto Spaghetti and Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles Recipe - Low Carb Dinners

2. Keto Spaghetti and Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles

Now you can have your favorite dinner meal with this low carb option. This Keto Spaghetti & Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles recipe is only 8g net carbs per serving. Also try our easy spicy spaghetti spice seasoning recipe to add extra flavor to your favorite meals.

Keto Stuffed Peppers - Low Carb Dinners

3. Easy Keto Stuffed Peppers with Beef, Chorizo & Basil

Are you craving keto dinners with ground beef? Well this Keto Stuffed Peppers recipe is easy to make and packed full of flavor. This low carb recipe includes ground beef, Chorizo cheese and basil.

4. Keto Beef Stroganoff

This Keto Beef Stroganoff can be thrown together in 30 minutes and is made with tender beef in mushroom sauce which is a fan favorite. This recipe is just 6g net carbs per serving.

5. Grilled Keto Burgers

A classic burger is a juicy and full of flavor and so is this Grilled Keto Burger recipe. There are two ways to make these keto burger, wrap them in lettuce or make some low carb keto buns with our most popular 90 second keto bread recipe.

Keto Cheeseburger Soup- Ideas for Low Carb Dinner

6. Keto Cheeseburger Soup

Want a dinner that is thick and cheesy, this Keto Cheeseburger Soup is perfect for rainy days and cool evenings at home. Pair with our Quick Pull-Part Dinner Rolls.

7. One Pot Low Carb Beef Stew

Hearty, full of protein and flavorful vegetables you’ll love this One Pot Low Carb Beef Stew recipe. Best part is it’s only 5.9g net carbs per serving.

8. Low Carb Meatloaf

This Low Carb Meatloaf is absolutely delicious; your family will never know it’s made with keto friendly ingredients making it one of our favorite ideas for low carb dinner options.

Keto Teriyaki Beef Skewers - Low Carb Dinners

9. Keto Teriyaki Beef Skewers

Looking for low carb dinners with beef that is easy to make and sugar free? These Keto Teriyaki Beef Skewers are a must. Make these skewers with some grilled vegetables to complete the meal and the best part, these beef skewers are just 0.7g net carbs per serving.

Instant Pot Low Carb Korean Beef - Low Carb Dinners

10. Instant Pot Low Carb Korean Beef

This Instant Pot Low Carb Korean Beef recipe is easy and simple to make for those nights when you don’t feel like cooking.

11. Keto Shepherd’s Pie

Keto Shepherds pie

Shepherd’s Pie is a classic we have all grown up loving from our childhood. Our low carb keto Shepherd’s Pie is better than the traditional version. Instead of potatoes it’s made with cheese and cauliflower mash instead.

Low Carb Dinners With Chicken

Recipe For Low Carb Chicken Dinners

Looking for a recipe for low carb chicken? We have you covered. These low carb and keto recipes with chicken are tasty and will leave you satisfied. With recipes like chicken tenders, chicken wraps, stuffed chicken and chicken cordon bleu these some of our favorite low carb meals that are high protein. These are all low carb easy recipes for dinner

12. Crunchy Keto Chicken Tender

A favorite amongst kids and teens these easy Crunchy Keto Chicken Tenders is a must have recipe to have on hand. Best of all it’s only 1.6g net carbs per serving. You can also shop these chicken tenders into smaller pieces to make low carb chicken nuggets. This is also one of our favorite ideas for low carb lunch.

13. Slow Cooker Keto Pulled Chicken

Want some Juicy chicken with bbq sauce? This Slow Cooker Keto Pulled Chicken is a house staple – for good reason. It’s super easy to throw together when short on prep time, and comes in at just 5.2g net carbs per serving! Load it onto Keto buns for an epic sandwich and tasty low carb dinner idea.

14. Keto Chicken Wrap with Bacon & Avocado

These delicious Keto Chicken Wraps just take minutes to make and is filled with yummy goodness. I mean who doesn’t love bacon and avocado. This is one of our most popular recipe for low carb dinners easy.

15. Keto Butter Chicken

So delicious, I made this recipe again while compiling this article on 61 Low Carb Keto Dinners and I was blown away by it all over again. This Keto Butter Chicken recipe is super easy to make and only takes 20 minutes. This makes it a great choice as one of our low carb easy recipes for dinner

16. Keto Pesto Chicken Rollup

Made with just 3 simple ingredients, these protein packed Keto Pesto Chicken Rollups have become a fan favorite and it’s easy to see why.

17. Keto Thai Curry Chicken

This Keto Thai Curry Chicken is a super tasty low carb dinner idea that is perfect for weekends or busy days. It only takes 30 minutes to make.

18. Skillet Keto Chicken Parmesan with Zucchini Noodles

Craving a pasta while on a low carb diet? This easy and delicious Keto Chicken Parmesan! Ready in 30 minutes, and is comforting and filling, perfect for any day of the week. Bonus, it reheats great if you have leftovers!

19. Quesadilla with Chicken & Avocado

This guilt free low carb Keto Quesadilla is one of our most popular recipes for families. Try them with our low carb keto tortilla recipe or make your own almond flour tortillas, fill ’em up and then grill, for an easy lunch or dinner option. Make sure to pair it with our low carb keto salsa and low carb keto guacamole recipes or try some of out 41 low carb keto snacks.

20. Grilled Greek Chicken

If you are looking for something simple and easy to make for dinner try this low carb Grilled Greek Chicken recipe. This low carb chicken dinner is only 0.2g net carbs per serving and is packed with low carb vegetables that will add extra flavor.

21. Classic Chicken Cordon Bleu

Your favorite dinner classic is now low carb. This Keto Chicken Cordon Bleu recipe is just delicious especially paired with roasted vegetables.

Guilty Pleasure Low Carb Dinners

Guilty Pleasures Low Carb Dinners Ideas

Do you miss your favorite dinner options because they aren’t low carb or keto. Well you are in for a treat because we have a list of your favorite guilty pleasure dinner recipes. Some of these recipes include calzones, chicken alfredo, biscuits, and pizza.

22. Keto Calzone

Do you love hot pockets that are filled with pizza sauce, mozzarella and meat? If you do then try these Keto Calzones that the whole family will love.

23. Keto Biscuits and Gravy

Do you love a good biscuit and gravy combo. Try this delicious Keto Biscuits and Gravy recipe that is ready in less than 30 minutes.

24. Keto Zuppa Toscana

This Keto Zuppa Toscana recipe is full of flavor. Mixed with the delicious bacon, vibrant kale, potato-like-turnips and then the Italian sausage and red pepper flakes add their spicy flair. Ready in only 30 minutes.

25. Keto Pulled Pork

Try these mouthwatering Keto Pulled Pork recipe three different ways! Slow cooked, baked or tossed into the Instant Pot, either way this Keto Pulled Pork is crazy delicious and easy to make!

26. Skillet Keto Chicken Alfredo

What’s better than a creamy, garlic Alfredo sauce with juicy chicken. This low carb dinner can be thrown together in under 30 minutes and pairs perfectly with roasted vegetables, cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles!

27. Keto Carnitas

These Keto Carnitas are perfect for small dinner parties or the perfect low carb dinners for the family.

28. Fathead Pizza Crust

Keto friendly pizza?! Yes please!! This amazing Fathead Pizza Crust gives is only 1.4 g net carbs per slice, this low carb pizza crust is healthy, easy to make and can be ready in under 30 minutes!

29. Salsa BBQ Keto Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

This delicious BBQ Keto Slow Cooker Chicken Thigh recipe is a very quick and easy low carb dinner idea that can thrown together in just minutes and packed full of flavor.

30. Keto Rib Rub

Our most requested and loved low carb dinner recipe is this Keto Rib Rub. These are mouthwatering, fall off the bone, finger licking good ribs.

31. Keto Pierogies with Bacon & Cheddar

These Keto Pierogies with Bacon & Cheddar won’t disappoint! They are full of flavor and filling enough for the whole family to enjoy.

32. Sweet and Sour Chicken

Craving Chinese takeout? You’ve gotta try this tasty Keto Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe with our popular and easy keto sweet and sour sauce that are just 3g net carbs per serving.

Low Carb Dinners Soups and Salads

Low Carb Dinners Soups and Salads

Sometimes for dinner you might just want something light, flavorful and something quick to make. Soups and salads are the perfect option for an easy low carb dinner idea. These low carb soups and salads are hearty, packed full of protein and flavor and can be thrown together in just minutes

33. Keto Caesar Salad

This classic Keto Caesar Salad features crisp romaine with toasted almonds, fresh parmesan and salty capers, tossed in a lemony-garlic caesar dressing. This quick and easy low carb dinner takes just 15 minutes to make and is only 3.1g net carbs.

34. Keto Antipasto Salad

Want something fast and easy to make, this Keto Antipasto Salad is ready in just 10 minutes. Fully loaded with prosciutto salami, cheese and plenty of vegetables. This salad is a great low carb healthy and light dinner or make for lunch.

35. Keto Turkey Soup

There truly isn’t anything better than a warm bowl of soup when you aren’t feeling well, have the keto flu or want to warm up during the winter months. This Keto Turkey Soup is packed with nutrients and flavor. Just one bowl is 4.2g net carbs and 23g protein.

36. Three Meat Keto Chili

Who doesn’t want a big bowl of chili on a cold day. There are no beans added to this chili to keep it a low carb keto dinner. Instead this chili is made with sausage, ground beef and pulled pork. Just one bowl of chili has 33.6g of protein, 48.8g fat and just 5.5g net carbs.

37. Slow Cooker Low Carb Beef Vegetable Soup

Soup is the perfect option for a low carb dinner or lunch and this slow cooker Low Carb Beef Vegetable Soup hits the spot. Made with stew beef and full of low carb vegetables you will enjoy this delicious and filling soup.

38. Instant Pot Low Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup

Nothing is more comforting than a bowl of classic chicken soup. This low carb chicken vegetable soup is full of hearty vegetables and plenty of protein from the chicken. This recipe is just 5.2g net carbs and makes a perfect low carb dinner idea or low carb lunch.

39. Fully Loaded Low Carb Chicken Soup

This fully loaded low carb chicken soup recipe is definitely a full meal loaded with healthy vegetables, bone stock and low carb chicken. A quick and easy recipe that only takes 5 minutes to prep and 30 minutes to cook this one will be a favorite you will want to save.

40. Chicken Caesar Salad Lettuce Wraps

Ready in just 15 minutes these Chicken Caesar salad Lettuce Wraps are a great low carb dinner idea if you want to keep your dinner light and healthy. You can makes these ahead of time to take on the go for a picnic or lunch and just have them as a light dinner option.

41. Coconut Curry Cauliflower Soup

A rich and creamy low carb soup you’ll love, this Coconut Curry Cauliflower Soup recipe is one you and your family will love.

Low Carb Dinners For The Family

Low Carb Dinners For The Family

When on a low carb diet it’s extremely helpful when your family supports your dietary needs. Just because you eat low carb doesn’t mean the food has to lack flavor or hearty meal ideas your whole family can enjoy. These low carb dinners for the family include turkey dinners,

42. Keto Turkey With Lemon, Garlic & Rosemary Rub

Whole roasted keto turkey - Low Carb Dinner Ideas

Turkey is the perfect low carb family dinner that can be enjoyed by all for Thanksgiving, Christmas or just a casual family dinner night. This Keto Turkey Rub is packed with flavor and just 0.8g net carbs per serving. Just think of all possible meals you can make with the leftovers.

43. Crispy Keto Chicken Nuggets

Keto Chicken Nuggets Recipe - Low Carb Dinners For The Family

Is there a kid who doesn’t live off of chicken nuggets. These Crispy Keto Chicken Nuggets are a family approved favorite that is ready in just 30 minutes. With just 1g net carbs per 5 nuggets you and your kids can enjoy this low carb high protein dinner together.

Try these Keto Chicken Nuggets with our Keto Honey Mustard Dip, Keto BBQ Sauce or our Sweet and Sour Sauce.

44. Keto Meatball Subs

Keto Meatball Subs - Low Carb Dinners For The Family

Kids love a good sub and these Keto Meatball Subs are hearty and packed with 45g of protein. These Keto Meatball Subs are made with our fan favorite spicy spaghetti seasoning and low carb buns. Your family with love this fun low car high protein dinner idea.

45. Keto Chicken Enchiladas

Keto Chicken Enchiladas Recipe - Low Carb Dinner Ideas For The Family

This classic cheesy Keto Chicken Enchilada recipe will be addicting and your kids will be begging you to make them again and again. Made with homemade almond flour low carb tortillas these that are quick and easy to make from scratch and are better than store bought ones.

Just 4.2g net carbs and packed full of flavor and spice. If your kids don’t like spice skip the jalapeños.

46. Classic Keto BLT

Keto BLT Low Carb Dinners For The Family

Kids love bacon, bread and sandwiches and what better dinner option to fill them up than with a Classic Keto BLT. BLT’s don’t have to be just for lunch can be a quick and simple dinner option for the family. Just 15 minutes to make and only 3.4g net carbs with our famous 90 second Keto Bread.

47. Keto Cabbage Lasagna

Keto Cabbage Lasagna - Low Carb Family Dinner

Don’t let the name fool you, this Keto Cabbage Lasagna tastes just like actual lasagna. It’s loaded with flavor and makes great leftovers. Serve this Keto Lasagna with our Keto Garlic bread and our Keto Caesar Salad for a complete dinner the whole family will love.

48. Crispy Keto Chicken Sandwich

Keto Crispy Chicken Sandwich - Best Low Carb Dinners

This Crispy Keto Chicken Sandwich rivals any fast food chain and best of all is only 0.8g net carbs per patty. If crispy chicken sandwiches are your go to then you’ll definitely want to try these.

49. Easy Keto Grilled Cheese

10 Minute Keto Grilled Cheese

Easy and cheesy, your family will love this dinner classic. This Keto Grilled Cheese will be a favorite of your kids and only takes 10 minutes to make. Add some ham to it to make a Low Carb Grilled Ham and Cheese or pair with your favorite soups.

50. Keto Chicken Pizza Crust

Keto Chicken Pizza Crust with mozzarella and pepperoni.

Pizza night has never been better with this Keto Chicken Pizza Crust that basically has zero carbs. There is no bread just sauce, cheese and toppings.

51. Quick and Easy Keto Hot Dog Buns

Keto Hot Dog Buns low carb

You can’t have a bbq or cookout without some hot dogs for the family. This quick and easy Keto Hot Dog Buns recipe is a fan favorite with the most reviews. Only takes 20 minutes in total to make and the buns are only 4g net carbs per bun.

52. The Best Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast

Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast - Low Carb Dinners

Bacon, cheese and chicken, what could be better? The whole family will love this Low Carb Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe. Pair this chicken with a salad or with our avocado fries.

Low Carb Dinners Quick and Easy Under 30 Minutes

Low Carb Dinners Under 30 Minutes

Life can be busy and cooking dinner after a long day of work or hanging with the kids can leave you feeling drained. The last you want to do is spend an hour or more prepping and cooking dinner. These low carb dinners are quick and easy and are made in under 30 minutes are less.

53. Easy Keto Meatballs

Easy Keto Meatballs - Low Carb Dinner Ideas

Whether you are looking for an appetizer, or a quick and easy dinner with zucchini noodles this Easy Keto Meatballs recipe is hearty and quick to make. In just 30 minutes you can throw together these meatballs and marina sauce.

54. Keto Chicken Stir Fry

Keto Chicken Stir Fry Recipe - Low Card Dinners in 30 minutes

This Keto Chicken Stir Fry Recipe is made with your favorite low carb vegetables and covered in a keto friendly stir fry sauce. Made and served to your family in just 30 minutes, this low carb dinner idea will be a weekly staple in your home.

55. Low Carb Peanut Chicken

Low Carb Peanut Chicken dinner

Peanuts. Chicken. Made in under 30 minutes. Sounds like a low carb dinner idea that we live for. This Low Carb Peanut Chicken Recipes 47.7g of protein and 9.1g net carbs.

56. Low Carb Pork Chops

Low Carb Pork Chops
Photo Credit: A Sweet Pea Chef

Pork Chops is another quick and easy low carb dinner that can be made in just minutes. These pork chops are juicy and flavorful and can also be reheated for leftovers.

57. Keto Tuna Melt

keto-tuna-melt low carb dinner dinner

A low carb dinner doesn’t get much quicker than this. Our Keto Tuna Melt is made in an amazing 7 minutes and just 2.5g net carbs.

58. Juicy Pork Tenderloin In Mushroom Sauce

keto-pork-tenderloin with vegetables

Ready in just 20 minutes this Juicy Pork Tenderloin is drenched in Mushroom Sauce with 59.3g of protein and just 1.3g net carbs per serving.

59. Keto Teriyaki Chicken


This Keto Teriyaki Chicken recipe is ready in just 25 minutes and packed full of the teriyaki flavor you love. Serve it with cauliflower rice to complete the meal.

60. Easy Turkey A La King

Low Carb Turkey A La King - Low Carb Dinners

What do with your left over turkey? Way not try this Easy Turkey A La King recipe. It’s ready in just 25 minutes with 8.9g net carbs per serving and 28.5g of protein. Add our cauliflower rice, Keto biscuits our popular 90 second Keto Bread to complete the meal.

61. Low Carb Taco’s

Keto Tacos - Best Low Carb Dinners

Who doesn’t love taco night? This taco recipe you can four different ways giving you a weekly staple that you can easily switch up to keep taco Tuesday interesting. It only takes 20 minutes and is jut 1g net carbs per serving.

What Vegetables Are Low Carb?

The best low carb vegetables to serve with low carb dinners are broccoli, cauliflower, bell peppers, spinach and iceberg lettuce.

What’s The Difference Between Keto and Low Carb?

Keto and low carb diets are similar as they both reduce the amount of carbohydrates you consume.

A low carb diet suggests that greatly limit sugar, juices and breads and you stay around 50-150 games of carbs per day.

A Keto diet also reduces your carbohydrates but is also high in fat. On a Keto diet you should aim for 50 grams of carbs per day.

Which Recipes Are High Protein Low Carb Dinners?

Most of the low carb dinners on this are high protein dinners that will leave you are family feeling full. The meals with highest amount of protein are:
– Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce


What do you think of our 61 low carb dinners? Have you tried any of these recipes? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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