Keto Dinner Ideas That Will Have You Licking the Plate

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Photo: Jernej Kitchen

Whether you're a full-fledged dieter or just appreciate meat and cheese, you can't go wrong with these keto dinner recipes.

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Easy Keto Dinner Ideas

keto lasagna
Jernej Kitchen

Unless you're well-versed in low-carb swaps, winging it on the keto diet isn't exactly easy. Bacon-wrapped avocado can only get you so far, so if you're committing to the lifestyle, you'll want to gather some keto-friendly dinner ideas. That shouldn’t be too hard, though. Since the diet is miss popularity, the internet is filled with keto dinner options. But we'll make your life even easier. Scroll down for keto-friendly dinner ideas to find new meals you'll be excited to make.

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Instant Pot Keto Chili

Food Faith Fitness

Anyone who digs around the beans in their soup should be 100 percent on board with the concept of keto chili, which scraps the beans and doubles down on meat. This recipe cooks in 25 minutes in an Instant Pot.

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Keto Spinach Artichoke Pizza

spinach artichoke pizza
Low Carb Maven

Top a keto pizza crust with a creamy spinach and artichoke dip and you get this tasty-looking pie. With close to 0 net carbs per cup, spinach is very keto-friendly, and it's high in potassium which is necessary for muscle function.

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Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana

Eazy Peazy Meals

For a keto soup that's hearty enough to make a satisfying meal, go with this low-carb twist on classic Tuscan soup. With heavy cream, cheeses, and meats, this is no lightweight.

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Zucchini Lasagna with Ground Beef

keto lasagna
Jernej Kitchen

You're probably all over zoodles, but zucchini can also be molded into another type of keto "pasta." Sliced thinly, it can replace noodles for a keto lasagna. Try it out with this recipe, which does not skimp on the cheese.

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Keto Chicken Wings

chicken wings
Cast Iron Keto

Think blue cheese shouldn't just be relegated to a dipping sauce with chicken wings? For this recipe, you'll dress your chicken wings in a blue cheese sauce, then crumble even more cheese on top.

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Keto Cheeseburger Casserole

cheeseburger casserole
Healthy Recipes

Buns have their place, but it can be super satisfying to dig into a cheeseburger pile with a spoon. Apart from bread, this keto casserole doesn't skip anything–not even ketchup–so it's one way to go if you're missing your burger days.

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Keto Taco Salad Supreme

Taco Salad
Dr. Davinah's Eats

If you're struggling to fit veggies into the diet, find some low-carb salads that fit your needs. This keto taco salad combines keto-friendly vegetables and high-fat taco fixings for a meal that has 44 grams of fat and 11 grams of net carbs per serving.

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Egg Roll in a Bowl with Creamy Chili Sauce

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40 Aprons

If you have yet to try a keto "egg roll in a bowl" then you've been missing out. This version gets topped with spicy mayo and it's suitable for people following keto, paleo, or Whole30 diets.

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Keto Chicken Enchilada Quesadillas

chicken quesadillas
Jennifer Banz

Can’t decide between enchiladas and quesadillas? This recipe combines enchilada filling with the toasty outer shell of a quesadilla. The only question is whether to dunk them in sour cream or guac.

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Easy Garlic Butter Salmon

Salmon with cauliflower
All Day I Dream About Food

Whether or not you're on the keto diet you should make time for salmon, since it's rich in omega-3s and protein. Here, you'll drizzle the fish with butter and roast it with vegetables for a dish that delivers on nutrients.

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Best Keto Fried Chicken

fried chicken
Savory Tooth

The keto diet definitely won't prevent you from satisfying any cravings for fried chicken. The breading on these might not contain any actual bread, but that doesn't mean it won't become golden and crispy.

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15-Minute Creamy Mascarpone Zoodles


This zoodle recipe comes together in 15 minutes, so you can whip it up in the time it takes to decide where you want to order takeout. With a mascarpone-marinara sauce and fresh basil, it won't taste as if you threw it together quickly.

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Easy Meatloaf


This keto meatloaf recipe includes instructions for freezing, so you can make it in anticipation of the next time you want home-cooked comfort minus the effort. It's stuffed with feta and topped with a typical meatloaf glaze, so you'll definitely appreciate the foresight.

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