These are 9 of the best quick and easy low carb dinner recipes. Making dinner is never quick and easy but these are about as quick and easy as you can get for a good homemade nutritious meal. One thing I really like about Low Carb Dinner Recipes is that they are always loaded with good delicious vegetables. Since cauliflower, zucchini, spaghetti squash and sweet potatoes replace carbs like rice and pasta healthy nutrition is a given.
I’m not sure if I follow a low carb diet or not. I definitely don’t think that a NO carb diet is healthy. We need some carbs so that we can get the energy we need. We also need a well balanced diet. My belief is that moderation in all things in a good idea. That includes the food I eat. Personally I don’t eat grain carbs such as pasta, breads etc. I’m gluten sensitive so I stay away from those kinds of foods. I, however do enjoy a medium sized serving of brown rice or potatoes. They are gentle carbs and are actually good for you to some degree in my opinion. The purpose of this post is not to convince you what to and what not to eat. I’m just telling you how I feel.
So a low carb meal is not a real bad way to go. It’s basically what I eat, I just add a little rice or potatoes on the side once in awhile. I used to try and eat no carb and I feel a whole lot better now that I added a little rice and potatoes.
These Low Carb Dinner Recipes however are some I would eat. They all look so delicious to me. I want to try them all, do You?
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Low Carb Dinner Recipes
1. Easy Lasagna – Hey Keto Mama
Ground Beef – Spinach – Alfredo Sauce – Mozzarella Cheese – Parmesan Cheese – Ricotta Cheese – Heavy Cream – Cauliflower – Eggs
This is a thick and creamy alfredo lasagna minus the noodles and plus some cauliflower. It’s really easy to make for lasagna because you can buy a bottle of sauce if you want to. It layers quickly and I don’t consider cooking time a problem because I can always do something else. It’s not time wasted. Not much is be better than a thick creamy, cheesy sauce over cauliflower. I think it would be good with chicken too.
2. Sausage Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms – Fox and Briar
These stuffed mushrooms are a yummy low carb dinner. We have unami portobello mushrooms covered with a sausage, tomato sauce and topped with melted mozzarella cheese on top. Then you bake it and voila, you have a delicious meal. Add some veggies on the side to make your meal complete and nutritious.
3. Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats – The Wholesome Dish
Zucchini – Ground Chicken – Real Salt – Garlic – Pasta Sauce – Parmesan Cheese – Mozzarella Cheese
Here we have a hollowed out (only the seeds) zucchini filled with some sauteed ground chicken mixed with pasta sauce. Then it’s all covered in parmesan and mozzarella cheese. It’s a lot healthier than a piece of fried chicken and pasta. Just as easy to make too. It’s a win win situation. Make sure you have both a little zucchini and meat mixture together in each bite.
4. Chicken Alfredo Spaghetti Squash – The Gunny Sack
You won’t even miss the pasta when you eat this chicken alfredo mixed in with some wonderful cooked spaghetti squash. It’s a great low carb comfort food. I suggest you could add some mushroom and/or steamed broccoli. Don’t know how to cook a spaghetti squash? Just cut it in half lengthwise. Lay it upside down on a baking sheet. Bake it in the oven at 400 deg. for 45 minutes. Scrape the squash out of the outside core and it’s ready to eat. This recipes includes a homemade alfredo sauce. You could buy some already made if you’d like.
5. Fathead Pizza Crust – Wholesome Yum
Mozzarella Cheese – Cream Cheese – Eggs – Coconut Flour
Do you really miss pizza on a low carb diet? I’m sure you do. Well now you can make your own pizza very quickly using low carb coconut flour. Coconut flour absorbs so much moisture that you need to use very little flour. Put your favorite toppings on and you can have a delicious pizza once again. You might find yourself making this quite often. I think the kids will love it too.
6. Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese and Bacon – Savory Tooth
This is a real simple dish that you can put together in just 10 minutes of prep time. It’s roasted cauliflower mixed together with bacon and cheese. It’s a super amazing meal on it’s own but if you want to use it as a side dish you could do that too. It would be delicious with some nice chicken pieces or ground beef mixed in too.
7. Ginger Beef Sweet Potato Noodles – The Girl on Bloor
Sesame Oil – Beef – Sweet Potato – Broccoli – Mushrooms – Red Bell Pepper – Scallions – Soy Sauce – Garlic – Fresh Ginger – Sriracha – Sesame Seeds
If you’re looking for a gorgeous colorful dinner, you just found it. It’s not only colorful it tastes wonderful too. It’s especially easy to prepare if you buy the sweet potatoes already spiralized at the grocery store. A marinade that is also the stir fry sauce over sweet potato noodles with cooked beef makes this a super fast meal for a busy weeknight.
8. Easy Cashew Chicken – Keto Connect
This cashew chicken is just like Asian take out. You can eat this alone or with cauliflower fried rice. The sauce that coats the cashews, vegetables and chicken seeps into the cauliflower rice for a wonderful blended flavor. It’s just the best and still low carb.
9. Ground Beef Veggie Skillet Recipe – Primavera Kitchen
What a wonderful veggie and ground beef skillet dinner. I can just taste the flavors of the ground beef, bell peppers, onions and asparagus melding together as they cook. It only takes 30 minutes from start to finish to make this low carb dinner. You could serve it with cauliflower rice if you want to.