40+ Delicious Low-Carb + Keto Lunch Ideas

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Welcome to the ULTIMATE list of low-carb and keto-friendly lunch ideas. Anyone can make these recipes, they cook quickly, are delicious and most don’t require a lot of ingredients!

There are recipes that have chicken, beef, pork, turkey, seafood, and there are also vegetarian recipes on this list!

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Beef Recipes

  1. Beef & Kale Soup In The Instant Pot from Raia’s Recipes – This healthy soup is Whole30-friendly, keto-friendly, dairy-free, paleo, and delicious.
  2. The Best Ever Low-Carb Thai Beef Salad from Appetite For Energy – This asian-inspired dish, whips up in only 20 minutes.
  3. The Best Instant Pot Whole Chicken Recipe from Mostly Low Carb Recipes – Ever wanted to make keto-friendly rotisserie style chicken in an instant pot? Now you learn how!
  4. Cheese Taco Shells (+Taco Recipe) from Baking Beauty – This recipe is for tacos, and taco shells made out of cheese! Yum!
  5. Easy Low Carb Bacon Cheeseburger Soup from Eating On A Dime – This soup just takes 20 minutes to make and is perfect for busy weeknights.
  6. Keto Lettuce Wrap Tacos from Keen For Keto – This customizable recipe uses lettuce for the taco shell, and includes a recipe for tasty beef taco meat.
  7. Keto Taco Stuffed Mini Pepper from Beauty and the Foodie – This recipe recreates tacos, but with peppers as the shell!
  8. Italian Meatball Salad Recipe from Mostly Low Carb Recipes – Think spaghetti and meatballs minus the spaghetti!
  9. Pizza meat Muffins from Raia’s Recipes – These pizza muffins are tasty hot and cold, and are perfect for bringing to work or school.
  10. Swedish Meatballs In Cream Sauce from Easy Keto Dishes – These meatballs can either be a tasty appetizer or the main course!

Chicken Recipes

  1. 5 Minute Low Carb Chicken Nuggets from Joy Filled Eats – These delicious nuggets have only 5 ingredients and take 5 minutes to prepare.
  2. Bacon Ranch Easy Keto Chicken Salad from Joy Filled Eats – Bacon + Ranch + Chicken = The tastiest low carb lunch. Did I mention there’s only 1 carb per serving?
  3. The Best Instant Pot Chicken Breast Recipe from Recipes From A Pantry – This might be the perfect instant pot chicken breast recipe. This is whole30-friendly, paleo-friendly, and keto-friendly!
  4. Chicken, Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Crepes from Easy Keto Dishes – Who says crepes are only for breakfast? These tender and creamy crepes are perfect for a light lunch.
  5. Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets from My PCOS Kitchen – This recipe is perfect for a low-carb, keto, and a paleo diet!
  6. Instant Pot Chicken Fajita Soup from Piping Pot Curry – This tasty soup only requires 5 minutes of prep time before cooking. This is the perfect soup for colder days.
  7. Keto Cobb Salad from Diabetes Strong – This salad recipe has tomatoes, a bit of avocado, bacon, chicken, and greens of course! Easy to assemble and would make the perfect lunch to take to work!
  8. Keto Chicken Salad With Bacon, Avocado, & Caesar Dressing from Savory Tooth – This recipe is great for anyone eating low-carb or a gluten-free diet!
  9. Keto Italian Chicken Skewers from Sweet & Savory – This tasty recipe only uses a few ingredients and makes the perfect pairing to nearly any side, like salad, zucchini noodles, or cauliflower rice.
  10. Keto Jalapeno Popper Chicken Soup Recipe from Eating On A Dime – This recipe uses the instant pot to make this creative soup.
  11. Low Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps from noshtastic – This recipe can be a light lunch, an appetizer, or dinner!
  12. Low Carb Chicken Salad from noshtastic – This recipe is a wonderful (healthy) spin on Southern Chicken Salad.
  13. Now And Later Butter Chicken from Easy Keto Dishes – This easy recipe uses the instant pot for a quick lunch!
  14. Rosemary Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad from Powered By Mom – Rosemary chicken + bacon + avocado + veggies = the perfect lunch.

Pork Recipes

  1. Cheddar Bacon Biscuits from Pink Fortitude– This recipe can either be made for breakfast, or for a lunch. It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and paleo and keto-friendly!
  2. Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup With Bacon from Savory Tooth – This easy to make soup uses one pot and cooks up in 35 minutes.
  3. Instant Pot Egg Bites from Mostly Low Carb Recipes – This simple breakfast recipe uses cheese, ham, spinach, and eggs to create a tasty breakfast (or light lunch)!

Seafood Recipes

  1. Coconut Shrimp Curry from Piping Pot Curry – This unique recipe is dairy free and uses basic spices almost everyone will have in their pantry.
  2. Crab Louie (Seafood Recipe) from Savory Tooth – This tasty recipe features crab meat, veggies, eggs, and a tasty Louie Dressing.
  3. Shrimp Salsa Verde Salad Boats from Beauty and the Foodie – This simple recipe is easy to make, requires no baking, and is keto-friendly, low-carb, and paleo-friendly!
  4. Tuna and Egg Salad with Sour Cream from Low Carb Yum – This recipe is a tasty take on tuna salad.
  5. Tuna Salad Stuffed Avocados from Creative Green Living – This recipe would be the perfect thing to make when you’re craving some variety!

Turkey Recipes

  1. Crunchy Healthy Turkey Salad Recipe from Recipes From A Pantry – This isn’t just any turkey salad, there’s tahini dressing! Yum!
  2. Low Carb Lettuce Wraps With Turkey & Roasted Peppers from Low Carb Yum – This tasty wrap recipe uses lettuce, deli meat, and veggies to create a light wrap perfect for work or school.

Vegetarian Recipes

  1. Avocado Egg Salad from Easy Keto Dishes – This recipe has only 4 ingredients and comes together quickly!
  2. Caprese Avocado Salad from Keen For Keto – Who doesn’t love avocados? This restaurant-worthy recipe is perfect for entertaining!
  3. Delicious And Easy Egg Salad from Sustain My Craft Habit – This easy recipe is only a few ingredients and would also make a perfect breakfast (or lunch!).
  4. Easy Spaghetti Squash (In The Instant Pot) from Easy Keto Dishes – This recipe shows you how to use your instant pot to cook spaghetti squash. Add pasta sauce of your choosing and you have a tasty meal!
  5. Low-Carb Potato Pancakes from Easy Keto Dishes – This clever recipe uses squash as a potato substitute!
  6. Low-Carb Tortillas from Easy Keto Dishes – These keto-friendly tortillas are only 4 ingredients!
  7. Spaghetti Squash Mac and Cheese from Joy Food Sunshine – This recipe is low-carb, gluten-free, and vegetarian-friendly!
  8. Quick Spinach and Red Pepper Egg Bites from Appetite For Energy – This customizable recipe can be made with any leftovers you have and takes less than 30 minutes to make!
40+ Delicious Low-Carb + Keto Lunch Ideas