6 Sneaky High-Carb Veggies That Could Be Kicking You Right Out of Ketosis

Sadly, bagels are off-limits on the keto diet. But—surprise—some vegetables also hide a boatload of carbs. Here, six culprits that might be sneakily pushing you over your daily cap (and the carbs in each, courtesy of the USDA).

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on the Ketogenic Diet

roasted new potatoes

Potatoes: 26g Carbs (per 1 Cup, Diced)

Even fingerlings are a no-go.

salad with peas

Peas: 21g Carbs (per 1 Cup)

Sadly, sprinkling them on a salad doesn’t change the facts.

mexican cod and corn

Corn: 39g Carbs (per 1 Cup Kernels)

An ear has 17 grams of carbs: You’ve been warned.

roasted winter squash
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Winter Squash: 10g Carbs (per 1 Cup, Diced)

Think twice before you add them to your lunch bowl with abandon.

lima beans and corn salad
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Lima Beans: 31g Carbs (per 1 Cup)

We give you permission to keep a bag lying around for the kiddos.

stewed collards bacon black eyed peas
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Black-eyed Peas: 27g Carbs (per 1 Cup)

Sorry, collards, you’ll have to double up on bacon.

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