Our 10 Easiest Low-Carb Dinner Recipes

updated Nov 30, 2023
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Between packed schedules and busy days at work, school, or home, we’re all constantly on the hunt for easy dinners to add to our kitchen rosters — regardless of any dietary preferences we might have. But if you’re trying to eat low-carb, we’ve got 10 super-simple recipes to satisfy your needs. They’re also delicious enough that they’ll please those at the dinner table who might not be eating the same way you are, which is always a win.

Easy Low Carb Dinners

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Easy Low-Carb Meatball-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
A delicious low-carb spin on spaghetti and meatballs featuring roasted spaghetti squash.
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Parmesan Chicken and Kale Sauté
A quick and easy one-skillet dinner that fits the bill on weeknights and at dinner parties alike.
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Cauliflower Rice Lunch Bowl with Sweet Potatoes and Chickpeas
An easy, protein-packed vegetarian lunch bowl made with cauliflower rice, sweet potatoes, and a vibrant chickpea salad.
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Easy Shepherd's Pie
A few smart shortcuts, including a bag of frozen veggies and the use of a cast iron skillet, makes this the easiest shepherd's pie recipe.
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Curried Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

This recipes makes a big batch of stew, so you can definitely freeze what you don’t immediately need. Just wait to add the coconut milk until it’s defrosted, as it can become grainy in the freezer.

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Honey Garlic Shrimp

Serve this quick stir-fry over cauliflower rice to keep it low-carb and to also double up on your dose of vegetables.

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Keto-Style Chili

To keep this chili low-carb, beans are replaced with mushrooms, which add bulk along with great texture and flavor.

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Buffalo Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps

While these lettuce wraps could easily make a crowd-pleasing appetizer, they’re satisfying enough to become the star at the dinner table, too.

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Easy Balsamic Glazed Steak Tips and Mushrooms
Beefy steak tips are marinated, seared, and served with mushrooms sautéed in balsamic vinegar.
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Cauliflower Fried "Rice"

The best part about this fried cauliflower rice is it uses up all your odds and ends — toss in whatever vegetables are in your crisper drawer or leftover cooked meat.

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