Quick Keto Dinner: 10 Low Carb Meals To Help You Reach Ketosis

Quick Keto Dinner – People think once you are on a diet, you have limited food classes to pick from. And most especially, for a keto diet, the varieties may seem too little to satisfy you based on what you have been used to.

For some people, their choice of keto dinner is restricted as they do not know what to eat or not eat. This sole reason is why most people find it difficult to pick a diet plan. When they eventually pick, it is easy or them to lose focus and along the line, they fall off the track.

I want to believe that as long as you stick to the keto diet, there are many keto dinner options you can pick from. These options are limitless. All you need to do is get the right ingredients and you will have fun preparing your meal.

In this post, we present 10 quick keto dinner recipes that you can choose from. These keto dinner recipes are low carb meals that help your body to reach ketosis in no time.

 

Need a tasty keto dinner recipe that is quick? Here are 10 recipes for you to choose from to eat dinner in under 30 minutes! What's more? These meals will bring your body into ketosis fast!

 

1. Creamy Mustard Lemon Pork

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of pink Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 4 4-oz of pork loins
  • 1/2 cup of chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 2 cups of green beans- on the side
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme
  • Mustard sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 of a lemon

Directions

  • Pat the pork loins dry using a paper towel. Proceed to season them with pepper, thyme, salt, and paprika.
  • In a large pot over high heat, sear the pork loins on both sides for about 3 minutes then set aside.
  • Pour in the chicken broth and apple cider vinegar and a quarter cup of heavy cream to deglaze the pan.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer and add the juice from half of a lemon and a tablespoon of mustard. Stir well until combined.
  • Now add the pork loins back to the pan and flip them to coat in the sauce.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes with the lid of the pan slightly open.
  • Serve with the green beans as the side and add more sauce if desired.

 

2. Loaded Cauliflower Keto Dinner

 

Loaded Cauliflower- Quick Keto Dinner

 

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of snipped chives
  • 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound of cauliflower florets
  • 4 ounces of sour cream
  • 2 slices of cooked bacon- crumbled
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Cut the cauliflower into bits and put them in a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of water and cover with a film before you transfer into the microwave. Microwave for 8 minutes or until completely cooked and tender.
  • Strain to remove the excess water and let it sit uncovered for about 2 minutes.
  • Now add the cauliflower into a food processor and pulse until fluffy.
  • Add garlic powder, butter, and sour cream and pulse some more until it has the consistency of mashed potatoes.
  • Transfer the mashed cauliflower to a bowl, add some of the chives and keep the rest for toppings later.
  • Add half of the cheddar cheese and mix into the mashed cauliflower by hand, season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve and top the loaded cauliflower with the leftover chives, cheese, and bacon. You can put back into the microwave so the cheese can melt.

 

3. Cumin Spiced Beef Wraps

 

Cumin Spiced Beef Wraps - Low carb Meals To Reach ketosis

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 3 lbs of ground beef
  • 1 red bell pepper- cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger- minced
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1/4 onion- diced
  • 4 garlic cloves- minced
  • 8 large cabbage leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Pour the coconut oil into a frying pan and saute the onions, ground beef, and peppers on medium heat.
  • When cooked, add ginger, garlic, cumin, cilantro, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • On the side, pour water into a large put to almost 3/4 full and bring to a boil.
  • Dunk each cabbage leaf in the boiling water for about 20 seconds then plunge each leaf into some cold water then drain and place onto a plate.
  • Scoop the beef mixture onto each lettuce leaf and fold into a roll.
  • Serve and enjoy!

 

4. Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

 

Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole - Quick Keto Dinner Recipes

 

Ingredients

Beef Layer:

  • 3 slices of bacon- diced
  • 1 onion- sliced
  • 1 garlic clove- crushed
  • 60 grams of full-fat cream cheese
  • 750 grams of minced beef
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cheats Cheese Sauce

  • 100 grams of grated cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of mustard
  • 3 eggs
  • 125 ml of heavy cream
  • 2 gherkins- sliced
  • 50 grams of grated cheese- to top
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • For the beef layer, fry the bacon pieces until cooked, remove from heat and set aside.
  • Fry the garlic, onion, and beef until fully cooked, add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Stir in the cream cheese and pour the beef layer into the baking dish and sprinkle the bacon pieces over top.

For the Cheats Cheese Sauce:

  • Combine the cream, eggs, mustard, salt, pepper, and grated cheese and pour the cheese sauce over the bacon and beef.
  • Arrange gherkins slices all over the top and add the remaining grated cheese.
  • Transfer into the oven and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes or until the cheese is golden and crispy.
  • Serve and enjoy!

 

5. Swedish Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 3/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 pound of ground pork
  • 1 egg
  • A teaspoon of all-purpose seasoning
  • 1 pound of ground chuck
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • A cup of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of zucchini- grated
  • 1 tablespoon of mustard

Directions

  • Crumble ground meat into a large bowl and add shredded zucchini.
  • Add seasoning, salt, and egg and mix with your hands until well combined.
  • Melt butter in a heavy-bottomed skillet and roll meat into 18 equal-sized balls.
  • Place the meatballs into the skillet and cook for about 5 minutes on each side until browned.
  • Mix the broth together, cream, and mustard then pour into the skillet with the meatballs.
  • Bring it to a hard simmer for about 10 minutes until the meatballs are cooked through and the sauce is slightly thick.

 

6. Stuffed And Wrapped Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 15 slices of bacon
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 5 slices of cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of pepper
  • 1.5 lbs of large shrimp- cooked, deveined, and peeled
  • A tablespoon of paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 15 Jalapeno slices

Directions

  • If you are using a frozen shrimp, thaw them in water.
  • Combine the four dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside. On the other hand, pat the thawed, deveined, and peeled shrimp dry and mix with 3/4 of the spice mixture.
  • Cut the shrimp open and put half of a jalapeno slice and cheese into the opening.
  • Now cut the bacon in half and wrap the shrimp such that the start and end are close to the center.
  • Put a skewer through the shrimp and grill until the bacon is crisp.
  • Yum!

 

7. Salmon Curry

 

Salmon Curry - Quick Keto Dinner Recipes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 2 cups of green beans- diced
  • 1/2 medium-sized onion- finely diced
  • 2 cups of bone broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil- to cook
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped basil- to garnish
  • 1 14-oz can of coconut milk
  •  1 lb of raw salmon- defrost if frozen and dice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Cook the diced onion in the coconut oil until translucent.
  • Add the green beans and saute for a few minutes more.
  • Add the broth or water and bring to a boil.
  • Now add in the curry powder, garlic powder, and salmon.
  • Add the coconut cream and simmer until the salmon is cooked (3-5 minutes).
  • Add pepper and salt to taste and serve with the chopped basil.

 

8. Sesame Chicken

 

Sesame Chicken - Keto Dinner

 

Ingredients

Coating and Chicken

  • 1 tablespoon of arrowroot powder
  • 1 tablespoon of toasted sesame seed oil
  • One egg
  • 1 lb of chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the sesame sauce

  • 2 tablespoons of sukrin gold
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of toasted sesame seed oil
  • Ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of xanthan gum
  • One garlic clove

Directions

  • To make your batter, mix a large egg with a tablespoon of arrowroot powder.
  • Whisk very well and place your bite-sized chicken thigh pieces in. Make sure to coat them all over.
  • Heat up a tablespoon of toasted sesame seed oil in a large pan and add the chicken thighs.
  • While the chicken thighs are cooking (about 10 minutes), make your sesame sauce by mixing all the sauce ingredients and whisking very well.
  • When all the chicken is cooked through, add your sesame sauce to the pan and stir to combine. Let this cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • When the sauce has thickened and warmed up, take the chicken and add it to a bed of cooked broccoli and serve with a sprinkle of more sesame seeds and green onion. Enjoy!

 

9. Chicken Fried Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of glory kitchen Cairo blend
  • 2 tablespoons of almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of flaxseed meal
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 oz pork rinds- ground
  • 4 medium bone-out pork chops
  • 4 tablespoons of oil of choice

Directions

  • Using a food processor, process food rinds into a fine powder.
  • Combine pork rinds with flaxseed meal, almond flour, and the glory kitchen Cairo blend.
  • Heat 4 tablespoons of oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  • Break the eggs into a bowl and whisk well until combined.
  • Now dip the pork chops into the egg mixture and then into the pork rind coating.
  • Place into a pan and fry immediately each pork is coated. Let it cook for 5 minutes on each side until browned up.

 

10. Oven-Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

 

Oven-Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu - Low Carb meals

 

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 3 medium chicken thighs
  • 2 oz of swiss cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 2 oz of pork dust
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper- to taste

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Layer ham and cheese over each chicken thigh and roll each chicken thigh up and secure with toothpicks.
  • Whisk an egg inside a bowl and spread pork dust in another bowl.
  • Dip each of the chicken thighs in the egg and then into the pork dust to coat.
  • Arrange the chicken thigh on a wire rack over a baking sheet and cook for 55 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and pork dust is crispy.

 

With these delicious, easy, and quick keto dinner recipes, going keto is not as strenuous as you think! Check out this post for the most delicious low-carb dinner recipes that will get your body into ketosis fast!

 

Conclusion

With this list of quick keto dinner recipes, eating healthy is easier! Be sure to recreate any of these recipes and enjoy yourself with your family and friends.

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