Low-Carb Main Dish Recipes

You'll find plenty to eat even on a low-carb diet. We have over 2,440 delicious main dishes waiting for you.

Staff Picks

Beef and Riced Broccoli Bowl

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All the flavor you love in that popular Chinese takeout dish but without all the carbs.

Low-Carb Zucchini Lasagna

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This recipe is full of flavor and will satisfy your cravings for lasagna but without the carbs!

Keto Air Fryer Salmon Cakes with Sriracha Mayo

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Salmon cakes can certainly be keto-friendly if you just tweak a few ingredients. They make a great dinner or you can serve atop a salad for a delicious lunch. The mixture can get a little sticky, so I spray my hands with cooking spray when handling, and I use a small silicone spatula to help get them off the plate and into the fryer.

Instant Pot® Chicken and Gravy

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All the flavor of a slow-cooked roasted chicken dinner from the oven, but done in a fraction of the time using your Instant Pot® or pressure cooker! Serve with mashed potatoes for the perfect comfort meal.

Keto Italian Turkey Meatballs

An easy to make keto turkey meatball recipe using pork rinds as a binder.

Juicy Roasted Chicken

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My grandmother's recipe for roasted chicken. We are German and she used to do it this way all the time. I never have had a chicken this juicy before; this little trick works and makes the people eating it go silent. It's funny. We nibble on the celery after.

Low-Carb Stuffed Peppers

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Enjoy these traditional savory stuffed peppers without all the extra carbohydrates! My family loves these! You can use any kind of ground sausage, hot or mild, your choice.

Salmon Patties I

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These salmon patties are delicious for lunch or dinner.

Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

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Scallops sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives it a nice kick.

Roasted Rack of Lamb

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I have had this recipe for a long time, and always enjoy making it. You can also do the same thing with beef or pork.

Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks

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This is an elegantly simple way to cook tuna that any restaurant would be jealous of!

The Best Meatballs

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I never knew how to make good meatballs until I found this recipe. I normally make mine with just ground beef and they still taste great. I've used the combination of pork, beef and veal and they are equally good. Definitely use fresh bread crumbs and freshly grate your cheese instead of using the canned variety...it really does make a difference.

Inspiration and Ideas

Favorite Low-Carb Comfort Foods

You'll love these healthier twists on classic recipes that bring all the flavor of the original dishes.

10 Low-Carb, Low-Cost Winter Dinners

Instead of pasta, rice, and noodles, think cabbage, cauliflower, and squash!

Simple Beef Short Ribs

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The basics of this recipe came from my mom, and it was passed down to her from her mother and Oma. I changed it a little, and you can too. You can braise in basically any liquid you want. The short ribs come out so delicious and tender, and there is not an overwhelming sauce to overpower them.