23 Super Satisfying Low-Carb Dinners

Low-carb doesn’t have to be boring. It’s amazing what you can do with a food processor, a head of cauliflower, and some cheese.

1. Pizza Frittata

Recipe here.

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2. Mediterranean Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos

Recipe here.

ID: 1805653

3. Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Tortillas are really just a delivery system for spicy, cheesy deliciousness, so why not use a vegetable instead? Recipe here.

ID: 1822933

4. Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

If you think you don’t like spaghetti squash, it’s probably because you’ve never paired it with delicious melty cheese. Recipe here.

ID: 1805804

5. One-Pan Crispy Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

Recipe here.

ID: 1823014

6. Shakshuka

Never heard of it? Shakshuka is a dish of baked eggs cooked into super flavorful tomato sauce, and you need to try it like, yesterday. Recipe here.

ID: 1805875

7. Flank Steak Salad

Salad for dinner is very appealing when there’s steak involved. Recipe here.

ID: 1823144

8. Bacon-Cheddar Cauliflower Chowder

Loaded baked potato soup is delicious, but sometimes it can be a little much. Subbing cauliflower for potatoes makes this chowder lighter without leaving it thin. Recipe here.

ID: 1805909

9. Pesto Zucchini Spaghetti

Using thinly sliced zucchini as your “spaghetti” means you’ll have extra room for bacon. Recipe here.

ID: 1805950

10. Cauliflower Pizza

Because you know what else is in that crust? CHEESE. Recipe here.

ID: 1805735

11. Salmon BLT Stacks

Recipe here.

ID: 1823266

12. Chicken in Creamy Green Onion Sauce

Recipe here.

ID: 1805968

13. Vietnamese Cauli-Fried Rice

Throw raw cauliflower into your food processor, pulse it a few times, and it becomes a magical rice substitute. Recipe here.

ID: 1805999

14. Cauliflower “Cous Cous” with Leeks and Sundried Tomatoes

The food processor trick also works for making cauliflower “cous cous.” Recipe here.

ID: 1805994

15. Eggplant Pizza

Recipe here.

ID: 1805852

16. Baked Turkey, Quinoa, and Zucchini Meatballs in Lettuce Wraps

Recipe here.

ID: 1815414

17. Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Squash and Spinach

Attempting low-carb mac ‘n’ cheese is a BOLD MOVE, and probably impossible. So, take this dish for what it is: a delicious cheese and vegetable casserole. Recipe here.

ID: 1822999

18. Seared Scallops with Pancetta and Brussels Sprouts

Stop being afraid to cook scallops at home. It only takes five minutes, and all you need is a hot pan with some oil. Recipe here.

ID: 1815452

19. Paleo Crockpot Chili

This chili has no beans, but it’s topped with avocado and bacon. I say that’s a fair trade. Recipe here.

ID: 1815491

20. Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

Recipe here.

ID: 1815555

21. Feta Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf with Tzatziki Sauce

Instead of the breadcrumbs in traditional meatloaf, this recipe uses coconut flour to keep the meat moist and hold it together. Recipe here.

ID: 1815567

22. Savory Bacon Kale Frittata

Recipe here.

ID: 1805698

23. Portabella and Halloumi “Burgers”

A low-carb and meatless dinner is tough to come by, but these mushroom and cheese sandwiches totally fit the bill. Recipe here.

ID: 1816539

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