Keto Dinner Recipes

Pan Seared Cod with Tomato Hollandaise

Pan Seared Cod with Tomato Hollandaise

White, firm, flaky cod is delicately delicious! One serving gives you a low-calorie boost of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, and several other nutrients to help keep your heart healthy. Its mild flavor is the perfect base for a rich sauce such as tomato hollandaise.Hollandaise is an emulsified sauce wherein the egg yolks serve as both the emulsifier and the thickening agent. The more you cook the egg yolks, the thicker the sauce. Be careful though. The longer you fuss with it, ...

Loaded Cauliflower and Meatloaf Casserole

Loaded Cauliflower and Meatloaf Casserole

This casserole is hearty and worthy of sharing with a crowd. I know this because I did just that when testing out this recipe. Nobody else who tried it was doing keto, but they all loved it anyway. What's not to love though? A quick meatloaf slathered in creamy mashed cauliflower, then topped with lots of melty cheese and crisp bacon. It's a dream!To make things easy, I used frozen cauliflower for this dish. You can, of course, substitute fresh cauliflower. I don't even think you'd need ...

Chicken ‘Pot Pie’ Casserole

Chicken ‘Pot Pie’ Casserole

Looking to make a chicken pot pie, but don’t want to put in the effort to make the crust? Me too. Don’t get me wrong, there is something delicious about making it with a crust, but sometimes easiness overrules tastiness, especially when it’s winter and you come home from work when it’s already dark.This recipe takes about 15 minutes to make, plus an hour of cooking time. You can also use any keto friendly vegetables that you want! I added in some mushrooms, broccoli, and green onions but ...

Keto Chicken and Rice Casserole

Keto Chicken and Rice Casserole

Chicken and rice casseroles are classic, kid-friendly, and feed a crowd. This makes it a long-time family favorite. We had a traditional version of this casserole in the regular dinner rotation growing up, as did most everyone else. That version was made with rice, chicken, and an array of canned condensed soups. It tasted great but was far from low carb. This keto chicken and rice casserole recipe is much healthier, uses simple ingredients, and still feeds a crowd.It uses some of my ...

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant is a surprisingly hearty vegetable that can make a great substitute for meat or noodles. This recipe for baked eggplant Parmesan is gooey, cheesy, comfort food at its best. The eggplant gets a crispy coating, topped with a generous serving of spicy tomato sauce and cheese. What could be better?Eggplant is naturally a little bitter, but it just takes one extra easy step to make sure it has a nice neutral flavor. Slicing the eggplant into rounds and sprinkling with salt to remove ...

Creamy Mushroom Keto Casserole

Creamy Mushroom Keto Casserole

Finding a delicious and freezable meal can be hard sometimes, but this mushroom casserole is great to take to work for the week. It’s creamy and delectable. It can also be frozen to keep those days when you just don’t feel like cooking!For this recipe, I used regular white mushrooms, but you can use oyster, cremini or even a mixture of all kinds of mushrooms!Yields 4 servings of Creamy Mushroom Keto Casserole The Preparation8 medium chicken thighs 1 large cauliflower, ...

Creamy Lemon and Dill Pan Seared Salmon

Creamy Lemon and Dill Pan Seared Salmon

Salmon has met its new favorite keto companion in this bright and lemony caper cream sauce! Not that traditional salmon isn’t a lovely meal in itself, but wait until you try this omega-3 fatty fish bathed in a simple yet luscious sauce that could pair just as nicely with chicken or shrimp.The notes of citrus are complimented with the sprinkling of fresh dill. No need to add it right to the sauce, though you could, the fresh dill compliments each bite and is just plain pretty. For this ...

Spicy Eggplant and Minced Pork

Spicy Eggplant and Minced Pork

This is a simplified and shortcut version of my favorite Sichuan dish called Yu Xiang wherein eggplant pieces are coated in cornstarch, deep fried, and doused with a spicy garlic sauce. It’s better than takeout, for sure!Yields 4 servings of Spicy Eggplant and Minced Pork. The Preparation1 medium eggplant, sliced crosswise 1/4 cup crushed pork rinds 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 cup beef stock, or water 1 1/2 tablespoons ...

Slow-Cooker Stuffed Taco Peppers

Slow-Cooker Stuffed Taco Peppers

All the taste of a taco without the hassle of a wrap - it’s all stuffed inside a small pepper, cupping the delicious taste inside!The best part of this recipe is that it is very versatile. You can add any toppings you want including bacon, onions, and jalapenos. For the sake of this recipe I used minced turkey, cauliflower, cheese, and spices.This recipe will give you six delicious stuffed peppers. They freeze great for those looking to save them for later in the week. Plus, making ...

Cajun Salmon Cakes

Cajun Salmon Cakes

Some days dinner seems like a daunting task, with busy schedules and not much time to cook or plan meals in advance. This recipe for Cajun Salmon Cakes is a regular in our rotation for those busy nights when we haven’t really thought ahead about what to make. They come together quickly using ingredients that are staples in most keto pantries.I like to use spicy pork rinds to enhance the Cajun flavor of these cakes, but if you don’t like things too spicy then regular pork rinds work just ...