Keto Lunch Ideas

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Keto Lunch Ideas

Keto Lunch Ideas
sarah baker

Written by

Sarah Baker

Nutritionist @Nutiro

Lunch on the keto diet can be full of savory, flavorful, and satisfying dishes sure to please any palate.  However, sometimes coming up with keto lunch ideas can be challenging. Ideally, you want recipes that are quick to prepare or have very few ingredients, as any random food generator can show you.  Keeping it simple but full of variety is a great way to stave off any boredom that might discourage your new diet.

 

 

When looking for keto lunch ideas often planning ahead can be a roadblock, so it’s recommended to batch cook your favorite proteins ahead of time.  This means when you’re working on how to meal plan you should pencil in time for taking care of your chicken, turkey, or beef.  Using an instant pot or slow cooker the night before is also a great way to get ahead.  These keto lunch suggestions are all easy to make and have few ingredients.  

Check Out These Easy Keto Lunch Ideas

 

 

Keto Pesto Salmon with Roasted Veggies

It’s no secret that salmon and zucchini are an excellent pair.  And salmon alone is one of the most keto-friendly sources of protein thanks to its high-fat content.  (27 minutes, 7.5 carbs)

 

 

Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup 

There are countless cheese and broccoli recipes out there.  Not only is this dish rich and filling, you only need five ingredients to make it.  (20 minutes, 4 net carbs)

Keto Ground Beef Stroganoff 

Classic beef stroganoff is served over pasta noodles.  Replace those with spaghetti squash and you have a keto-friendly variation of this classic Russian dish.  (20 minutes, 4.8 net carbs)

Vegetarian Keto Lunches

 

 

Keto Cheesy Marinara Chicken

 

If you don’t have any keto-friendly marinara sauce on hand, you can easily make your own.  You only need crushed tomatoes, olive oil, Italian seasoning, and salt.  Feel free to add a garlic clove and a pinch of red pepper flakes as well.  (20 minutes, 5 net carbs)

 

 

Low Carb Keto Egg Noodles

 

This is a favorite dish for keto dieters everywhere.  You can add vital wheat gluten to give it its classic chewy texture without adding carbs.  Just be sure not to overcook it! (7 minutes, 0 net carbs)

 

 

Low Carb Cucumber Cream Cheese Sandwiches

 

Another five-ingredient dish, this one can be enjoyed whole or sliced up into minis as a snack. (15 minutes, 0 net carbs)

Dairy-Free Keto Lunches

 

 

Keto Stir Fry With Shrimp

 

Not only is this dish low-carb, sugar-free, and keto-friendly, it’s also an easy one-pan recipe.  You can use beef or chicken instead of shrimp if you prefer.  (25 minutes, 10 net carbs)

 

 

Keto Korean Ground Beef Bowl

 

Traditional Korean beef recipes usually have sugar in the sauce, and rice on the side.  Instead, serve it over cauliflower rice.  It’s also an excellent dish that can be made, frozen, and reheated later. (20 minutes, 9 net carbs)

 

 

Sausage Egg Roll in a Bowl

 

Not only is this dish low carb, but it can also be paleo and gluten-free as well.   (15 minutes, 5 net carbs)

To complete the meal, throw in some things on the side, or have them handy as healthy snacks.  Go for things like cucumber slices, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, hard boiled eggs, or blueberries.  Enjoy!

sarah baker

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