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Make these quick and easy low-carb vegetable recipes for lunch or dinner. They are budget-friendly options the whole family will enjoy together. All you need are a few plant-based ingredients and a sharp knife to chop everything up! Everything is so tasty, you won’t notice the missing carbs.
What Vegetables Can you Eat on Keto?
Vegetables contain fiber, vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients that all have a useful place on a keto diet.
They also add a fun splash of color and extra flavor to every meal. You can mix and match these ideas with any chicken, beef, or pork entree. Keep them in regular rotation on your weekly meal plan and find the combinations you like best!
This is not a complete list, but it is enough to get you started.
Leafy greens like chard, collards, kale, mustard, and spinach, as well as lettuces and salad greens, can always be on the menu too.
Any of these simple, guilt-free, and naturally low-carb sides will be helpful on your keto weight loss journey. So fuel up on fats, eat moderate protein and enjoy all the low-carb vegetables you love most.
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Easy Keto Side Dishes
Low in carbs but high in flavor, these keto vegetable recipes are something to celebrate! Add them to the side of any meal and serve with a flair everyone will love.
Cut carbs from your holiday feast or have this yummy alternative to mashed potatoes any day of the week. Pureed cauliflower is better than the "real thing". This is another great recipe to make in bulk.
Saurkraut is a great addition to practically every meal. Make tons of it ahead of time and add this probiotic-rich, lacto-fermented food to meats, seafood and eggs. Get all the goods with only two ingredients.
Keto mushroom stroganoff is a show stopper of a side dish. Sour cream and bone broth makes it so rich it could be an entree. Feel gourmet serving this dish and rejoice because you can make it in about 15 minutes.
Cabbage just got nutrient dense by braising it in bone broth. This vegetable side is simple enough for your weekly meal plan and elegant enough for New Year's dinner. Plus, cabbage is just so cost effective.
This classic Eastern European potato salad dropped the carbs by using rhutabegas or turnips instead. Mayonaise, yogurt and pickles flavor this dish delightfully. Feed the crowd by bringing this satisfying salad to a gathering.
Get your classic carby food fix with this baked mac n cheese made with cauliflower. Only four ingredients makes this recipe super easy. Children and adults will love the cheesy goodness of this dish that can double as an entree.
This zippy dill pickle coleslaw is an obvious choice for any backyard barbecue event. It's full of flavor and zest, but without the carbs. You'll love this slaw along side burgers, sausages and steaks!
Low-Carb Broccoli Fritters are ready in 3 easy steps which proves simple keto cooking is real even when it's from-scratch and homemade. Grab a few healthy ingredients and mix them in a bowl. Fry little rounds of batter in the cooking fat of your choice and then chow down!
This cheesy keto broccoli casserole is the perfect side dish for just about any occasion. Plus, it's quick enough to serve on a busy weeknight too. All you need are a few low-carb ingredients and a functioning oven!
Cream of pumpkin soup is a warming mixture of sweet pumpkin with creamy coconut, blended up with invigorating cinnamon, ginger and cayenne spices. Plus, it's dairy-free and very quick! No one should miss out on this delicious low-carb side for fall and winter.
More Holiday Meal Ideas
These recipes are simple enough to serve throughout the week and delicious enough to add to your holiday menu for Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Keep browsing these low-carb recipe collections for easy holiday recipes and fun party dish ideas: