8 Keto-Friendly Lunch Recipes Made For Low-Carb Lovers

Finding out that the keto diet means not eating a whole lot of foods is wince-worthy, we know. But once you realize just how many good things you CAN eat on this low-carb diet, going keto feels much more easy and more achievable.

We’ve already gone through the keto dinner recipes, and now we’re breaking down our favorite keto lunches that will keep you going all day long.

Let’s get started!

Our Best 8 Keto-Friendly Lunch Recipes

8. Asparagus Salmon Fillets

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil

4 asparagus stalks

2 salmon fillets

¼ cup butter

¼ cup champagne

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 355 degrees and grease a baking dish.

2. Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

3. Put this mixture in the baking dish and transfer it to the oven.

4. Bake for about 20 minutes and dish out.

5. Place the salmon fillets in a dish and set aside to cool for meal prepping.

Divide it into 2 containers and close the lid. Refrigerate for 1 day and reheat in microwave before serving.

Nutrition

Calories per serving: 475

Carbs: 1.1g

Protein: 35.2g

Fat: 36.8g

Sugar: 0.5g

Sodium: 242mg


7. Crispy Baked Chicken

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 40 mins

Ingredients

2 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless

2 tablespoons butter

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

Salt and black pepper, to taste

¼ cup sour cream

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 360 degrees and grease a baking dish with butter.

2. Season the chicken with turmeric powder, salt and black pepper in a bowl.

3. Put the chicken on the baking dish and transfer it to the oven.

4. Bake for about 10 minutes and dish out to serve topped with sour cream.

5. Transfer the chicken in a bowl and set aside to cool for meal prepping. Divide it into 2 containers and cover the containers.

Refrigerate for up to 2 days and reheat in microwave before serving.

Nutrition

Calories per serving: 304

Carbs: 1.4g

Protein: 26.1g

Fat: 21.6g

Sugar: 0.1g

Sodium: 137mg


6. Sour and Sweet Fish

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 25 mins

Ingredients

1 tablespoon vinegar

2 drops stevia

1 pound fish chunks

¼ cup butter, melted

Salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Put butter and fish chunks in a skillet and cook for about 3 minutes.

2. Add stevia, salt and black pepper and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring continuously.

3. Dish out in a bowl and serve immediately.

4. Place fish in a dish and set aside to cool for meal prepping. Divide it in 2 containers and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Reheat in microwave before serving.

Nutrition

Calories per serving: 258

Carbs: 2.8g

Protein: 24.5g

Fat: 16.7g

Sugar: 2.7g

Sodium: 649mg


5. Creamy Chicken

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 25 mins

Ingredients

½ small onion, chopped

¼ cup sour cream

1 tablespoon butter

¼ cup mushrooms

½ pound chicken breasts

Directions

1. Heat butter in a skillet and add onions and mushrooms.

2. Sauté for about 5 minutes, then add chicken breasts and salt.

3. Secure the lid and cook for about 5 more minutes.

4. Add sour cream and cook for about 3 minutes.

5. Open the lid and dish out in a bowl to serve immediately.

6. Transfer the creamy chicken breasts in a dish and set aside to cool for meal prepping. Divide them in 2 containers and cover their lid.

Refrigerate for 2-3 days and reheat in microwave before serving.

Nutrition

Calories per serving: 335

Carbs: 2.9g

Protein: 34g

Fat: 20.2g

Sugar: 0.8g

Sodium: 154mg


4. Keto Zucchini Pizza

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 15 mins

Ingredients

1/8 cup spaghetti sauce

½ zucchini cut in circular slices

½ cup cream cheese

Pepperoni slices, for topping

½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a baking dish.

2. Arrange the zucchini on the baking dish and layer with spaghetti sauce.

3. Top with pepperoni slices and mozzarella cheese.

4. Transfer the baking dish to the oven and bake for about 15 minutes.

5. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.

Nutrition 

Calories per serving: 445

Carbs: 3.6g

Protein: 12.8g

Fat: 42g

Sugar: 0.3g

Sodium: 429mg


3. Honey Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

½ tablespoon fresh thyme, minced

1/8 cup Dijon mustard

½ tablespoon fresh rosemary, minced

½ tablespoon honey

2 chicken drumsticks

1 tablespoon olive oil

Salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Preheat the oven at 325 degrees and grease a baking dish.

2. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl except the drumsticks and mix well.

3. Add drumsticks and coat generously with the mixture.

4. Cover and refrigerate to marinate overnight.

5. Place the drumsticks in in the baking dish and transfer it in the oven.

6. Cook for about 20 minutes and dish out to immediately serve.

7. Place chicken drumsticks in a dish and set aside to cool for meal

prepping. Divide it in 2 containers and cover them. Refrigerate for about

3 days and reheat in microwave before serving.

Nutrition 

Calories per serving: 301

Carbs: 6g

Fats: 19.7g

Proteins: 4.5g

Sugar: 4.5g Sodium: 316mg


2. Omega-3 Salad

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 15 mins

Ingredients

½ pound skinless salmon fillet, cut into 4 steaks

¼ tablespoon fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon olive oil, divided

4 tablespoons sour cream

¼ zucchini, cut into small cubes

¼ teaspoon jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped finely

Salt and black pepper, to taste

¼ tablespoon fresh dill, chopped

Directions

1. Put olive oil and salmon in a skillet and cook for about 5 minutes on both sides.

2. Season with salt and black pepper, stirring well and dish out.

3. Mix remaining ingredients in a bowl and add cooked salmon to serve.

Nutrition 

Calories per serving: 291

Fat: 21.1g

Carbs: 2.5g

Protein: 23.1g

Sugar: 0.6g

Sodium: 112mg


1. Crab Cakes

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

½ pound lump crabmeat, drained

2 tablespoons coconut flour

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

¼ teaspoon green Tabasco sauce

3 tablespoons butter

1 small egg, beaten

¾ tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

½ teaspoon yellow mustard

Salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Mix together all the ingredients in a bowl except butter.

2. Make patties from this mixture and set aside.

3. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat and add patties.

4. Cook for about 10 minutes on each side and dish out to serve hot.

5. You can store the raw patties in the freezer for about 3 weeks for meal prepping. Place patties in a container and place parchment paper in between the patties to avoid stickiness.

Nutrition 

Calories per serving: 153

Fat: 10.8g

Carbs: 6.7g

Protein: 6.4g

Sugar: 2.4

Sodium: 46mg

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