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15 Low Carb Dinner Recipes That Are Absolutely Mouth Watering (Yum!)

Check out these 15 delicious low carb dinner recipes, we personally can’t get over how great the Crab Stuffed Salmon looks, we’ll definitely be giving that one a try! If you like what you see, please don’t forget to leave us a comment at the bottom of the page. Which one is your favorite?

 

1).  Skinny Lemon Tilapia

Skinny Lemon Tilapia Recipe
Via: Skinnymom.com

Ingredients:

  • Four, 6-ounce Tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons light butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons fresh dill weed, snipped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel seasoning
  • black pepper to taste

For Sauce:

  • 2-ounce reduced fat cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, snipped

For full instructions click here.

 

2). Tofu with Thai Coconut Peanut Sauce

Tofu with thai coconut peanut sauce low carb recipe
Via: Vegangela.com

Ingredients:

  • 2-4 servings of rice/quinoa (optional)
  • 2-4 cups chopped mixed vegetables (optional)
  • 1 block firm tofu (350g or so)
  • ¼ cup + 1 tbsp coconut oil (or peanut/canola oil), divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger root, finely chopped/grated
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped (or ¼ small onion)
  • 1 tsp crushed red chili pepper
  • ⅓ cup peanut butter (or almond/cashew butter)
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1+1/2 tbsp tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp red Thai curry paste (optional – make sure it’s vegan)
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander (cilantro), roughly chopped
  • Chopped ground peanuts (optional – for serving)

For full instructions click here.

 

3). Mexican Ranch Burgers

Mexican Ranch Burgers Low Carb Recipe
Via: Skinnymom.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • ½ packet ranch salad dressing, dry mix only
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
Optional*:
  • 4 whole wheat buns
  • 2 reduced-fat pepper jack cheese slices or other cheese slices, cut in half
  • avocado
  • red onion
  • *Optional ingredients are not included in nutrition calculations.

For full instructions click here.

 

4). Raw Pad Thai

Raw Pad Thai Low Carb Recipe
Via: Vegangela.com

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium zucchinis
  • 3 large carrots
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts or radish sprouts (spicy) (optional)
  • ½ cup crushed peanuts (optional)
  • ½ cup chopped fresh coriander/cilantro (optional)
Sauce:
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup almond butter (or cashew butter, or a blend of both)
  • ¼ cup tamari (gluten-free, as required)
  • 2 tbsp agave (or maple syrup)
  • 2 tbsp lime or lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger root, grated

For full instructions click here.

 

5). Philly Cheesesteak Pizza

Philly Cheesesteak Pizza Low Carb Recipe
Via: Skinnymom.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 Boboli® 12″ 100% Whole Wheat Thin Pizza Crust
  • ¼ cup ⅓ less-fat Philadelphia® cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 6 oz flank steak, thinly sliced into bite-sized strips
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp black pepper, divided
  • ½ tsp Kosher salt, divided
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 4 oz Cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ medium sweet onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 8 slices Sargento® Ultra Thin Provolone Cheese Slices

For full instructions click here.

 

6). Coconut Curry Lentil Soup

Coconut Curry Lentil Soup Low Carb Recipe
Via: Vegangela.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (or olive oil)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste (or ketchup)
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • ½ tsp hot red pepper flakes
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 400ml can coconut milk
  • 1 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 1.5 cups dry red lentils
  • 2-3 handfuls of chopped kale or spinach
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Garnish: chopped cilantro (fresh coriander) and/or vegan sour cream

For full instructions click here.

 

7). Healthy Chicken a la King

Healthy Chicken a la king low carb recipe
Via: Grassfedmama.com

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 16 oz of mushrooms, chopped
  • ½ cup of chopped bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of parsley, chopped
  • ½ tsp of thyme
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • ½ tsp of black pepper
  • pinch of cayenne
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • ½ of chicken broth (if you don’t have any left in your skillet)
  • 4 oz of cream cheese
  • ¼ tsp of glucomannan
  • (Optional: if you need more liquid to make your sauce, add in more chicken broth)

For full instructions click here.

 

8). Broiled Tilapia with Garlic

broiled tilapia with garlic low carb recipe
Via: Skinnytaste.com

Ingredients:

  • 6 tilapia fillets (6oz)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 lemon

For full instructions click here.

 

9). Skinny Sun Dried Tomato Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

sun dried tomato meatballs low carb recipe
Via: Withsaltandwit.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 large spaghetti squash
  • Olive oil, or Coconut oil
  • Salt, pepper and herbs of choice
  • Sun Dried Tomato Meatballs
  • 1.25 lbs 93% lean ground turkey
  • 6 sun dried tomatoes, in oil, finely chopped
  • ¼ c of finely chopped parsley
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 jar of marinara of choice, this is my personal favorite
  • Optional, Parmesan cheese to garnish

For full instructions click here.

 

10). Asian Grilled Chicken

Asian grilled chicken low carb recipe
Via: Skinnytaste.com

Ingredients:

  • 6 thin boneless skinless chicken cutlets (3 oz each)

For the Marinade:

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 green onions, minced
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce (for gluten free, use tamari)
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp sesame oil

For full instructions click here.

 

11). Crab-Stuffed Salmon

Crab stuffed salmon low carb recipe
Via: Vahuntergatherers.com

Ingredients:

  • 3 1/2 lb salmon fillets
  • 1/2 lb crab meat, shredded
  • 1/2 cup homemade mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup white onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 tsp dill weed
  • dusting of paprika

For full instructions click here.

 

12). Asian Turkey Meatballs with Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce

asian turkey meatballs with lime sesame dipping sauce
Via: Skinnytaste.com

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup panko crumbs
  • 1-1/4 lbs 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil

For the Dipping Sauce:

  • 3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh scallion

For full instructions click here.

 

13). Chicken Fried Steak with Country Gravy

chicken fried steak with country gravy low carb recipe
Via: Alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Ingredients:

Steak:

  • 1 lb cube steak, cut into 4 pieces (I used chuck steak) and pounded to 1/4 inch thick
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed pork rinds
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Pinch cayenne
  • Oil for cooking (I used a combination of butter and light olive oil)
Country Sausage Gravy:
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 12 oz pork breakfast sausage
  • 2/3 cup onion, dices (I skipped the onion for a lower carb count)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

For full instructions click here.

 

14). Crockpot Carnitas & Paleo Nachos

crockpot carnitas and paleo nachos low carb recipe
Via: Worthypause.com

Ingredients:

  • 3.5 lb pork roast
  • Sea salt and pepper (lots of salt and pepper, don’t be shy)
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 T dried thyme
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 cup (or more) chicken broth

For the Nachos:

  • Small sweet peppers, halved
  • Filling of choice

For full instructions click here.

 

15). Spicy Shrimp and Sausage Skewers

spicy shrimp and sausage skewers recipe
Via: Alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup butter or coconut oil, melted
  • 1 small hot red chili pepper, seeded and minced (I used 1 tbsp Gourmet Garden red chill paste)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed (I used 2 teaspoons Gourmet Garden garlic paste)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 package spicy Al Fresco Fully Cooked Chicken Sausage (I used Smoked Andouille, but Spicy Jalapeño would be great too).
  • 1 1/2 lbs large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

For full instructions click here.

 

What do you think of these recipes? Leave us a comment below and tell us which ones you’d like to try.

 

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