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

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
All the flavor you love in that popular Chinese takeout dish but without all the carbs.

Low-Carb Zucchini Lasagna

Rating: 5 stars 4
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

Rating: 4.5 stars 8
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

Rating: 4.5 stars 62
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.

Best Hamburger Ever

Rating: 4 stars 752
Juicy beef burgers perfect for summer grilling and packed with flavor.

Mayo Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 139
This is my favorite chicken recipe, which I learned while doing low-carb dieting. I prefer dark meat so I'll use 4 legs and thighs. You can do this recipe with pork chops as well.

Easy Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.5 stars 780
Roast pork tenderloin that has been marinated in soy sauce, garlic, and honey mustard.

Juicy Roasted Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 3820
A couple of simple ingredients with no-fuss prep make a roast chicken that many swear is the juiciest they've ever eaten.

Salmon Patties I

Rating: 4.5 stars 762
These salmon patties are delicious for lunch or dinner.
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Crustless Spinach Quiche

Rating: 4.5 stars 3225
This crustless quiche made with spinach and Muenster cheese is quick and easy!

The Best Meatballs

Rating: 4.5 stars 1533
Meatballs made with ground beef, veal and pork, with garlic and Romano cheese. Finish cooking in your favorite marinara sauce.

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!
Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs
Rating: 4.5 stars 743

Baby back ribs, seasoned with a cumin, chili powder, and paprika spice rub, are slow-cooked on your grill over indirect heat until fall-off-the-bone tender.