18 Effortless Ketogenic Recipes to Try for Dinner
Fitting the ketogenic diet into our busy lifestyle is hard, especially when it means making a second dinner for everyone else in the family. So we’ve found 18 easy recipes the whole family will love. No weird combinations, just really good food that also happens to be keto—and ready in a matter of minutes.
Vegan Keto Coconut Curry
Bursting with traditional Thai flavors, the dish is laden with healthy vegetables and tender hunks of tofu. (We’ll look the other way if you want to lick the bowl.)
Paleo Low-Carb Keto Beef and Broccoli
Bust out this easy one-pot meal any night of the week to satisfy all of your cravings. Cauliflower rice complements savory, meaty beef and veggies.
Shrimp with Cauliflower ‘Grits’ and Arugula
Lose the carbs but keep the flavor in this spicy take on a comforting classic. And believe it or not, you can have all of this in just 30 minutes.
Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Stuffed Peppers
Problem: Your kids want to eat chicken fingers and French fries every night, so you have to make two dinners. Solution: these fun and colorful veggie-packed cups that everyone will love.
Easy Keto Lasagna Bake
Who needs noodles? The cheesy, meaty filling is the good part anyway. This recipe officially gives us permission to eat straight from the skillet.
The Best Keto Low-Carb Vegetable Soup
Fact: Veggies can be hard to navigate on the keto diet, because many of them sneakily pack a lot of carbs. (Potatoes and corn, we’re looking at you.) This recipe takes the guesswork out of vegetable soup—and is on the table in 30 minutes flat.
Ketogenic Baked Eggs and Zoodles with Avocado
These cuties are easy to assemble but look so impressive. (Plus, any excuse to call eggs and avocado dinner has us pretty excited.)
One-Pan Roasted Chicken with Carrots
What's the worst part of cooking dinner? The cleanup, of course. That's why we're obsessed with this recipe. Cook it all on one sheet pan and enjoy dinner (without a pile of pots and pans in the sink).
One-Pan Eggs with Asparagus and Tomatoes
Raise your hand if you love eggs. Now raise the other if you hate cleaning up. Well, meet your new favorite recipe. Plus, it’s really darn affordable.
Chicken and Snap Pea Stir-Fry
For when you really, really don’t feel like cooking: Toss a handful of good ingredients into a skillet and sauté for 10 minutes. Voilà.
Green Goddess Wraps
Finger food is the best food. Green goddess dressing takes these roll-ups over the top.
15-Minute Gazpacho with Cucumber, Red Pepper and Basil
With a blender and a some fresh produce, whip up this recipe with zero heat (or effort). Can every soup be this way?
We love easy, elegant dinners. This tasty pan-fried white fish served over creamy spinach comes together in just 30 minutes.
40-Minute Saag Paneer
Full of all the flavorful spices and none of the bad ingredients, this recipe is so worth making whenever you’re craving something warm and spicy.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Easy Frittata
Good news: It’s made with just five ingredients and uses up stuff you probably already have in the fridge.
Bacon-Wrapped Black Cod with Spinach and Capers
Bacon lends savory flavor and crunchy texture to fresh black cod, while a bed of sautéed spinach keeps the dish light. The best part? The entire meal can be cooked and on the table in a matter of 40 minutes.
Bacon, Onion and Asiago Fondue
Um, blast back to the ’90s. This easy-cheesy recipe takes 30 minutes to whip up; serve it with your favorite keto veggie dippers and dinner has never been so fun.
Yotam Ottolenghi's Braised Eggs with Leek and Za'atar
Shakshuka, is that you? Feta, plenty of olive oil, eggs and spinach make this recipe saucy, cheesy and everything we’ve ever wanted in a skillet dinner.