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16 Low-Carb Dinners That Aren't Boring

Because low-carb doesn't have to mean low flavor.

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2. Cauliflower Grits with Spicy Shrimp

Puréed cauliflower gives these faux grits their silky texture without having to use cornmeal. Get the recipe here.

3. Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Squash

If you're craving pasta but want a low-carb option, use spaghetti squash for a dinner that will satisfy your craving and keep you full. Get the recipe here.

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4. Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This recipe amps up (sometimes bland) ground turkey with Thai red curry paste. Serve it in lettuce cups for the perfect low-carb dinner that comes together in a flash. Get the recipe here.

7. Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This pizza swaps the usual doughy crust for a low-carb version made out of cauliflower so you can get your pizza fix without loading up on carbs. Get the recipe here.

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8. Sausage-Stuffed Portobellos

These (giant) stuffed mushrooms are filled with melted cheese and hot Italian sausage for a low-carb meal that packs a ton of savory flavor. Get the recipe here.

9. Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken with Zucchini

These chicken breasts are lightly coated in breadcrumbs to give them a beautiful golden color and crisp texture (because low-carb doesn't have to mean no-carb). Get the recipe here.

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12. Fajita Roll-Ups

These steak roll-ups are everything you love about fajitas in a low-carb option packed with protein. Get the recipe here.

13. Peanut Chicken Zucchini Noodles

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This low-carb version of pad thai swaps noodles for spiralized zucchini. If you can't get your hands on them (or don't own a Spiralizer to make them yourself), simply cut zucchinis into long strips with a knife or mandoline. Get the recipe here.

14. Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken

The only thing easier than ordering kung pao on your way home from work is having it warm and ready in a slow cooker when you get home. This version is loaded with hearty veggies so you won't even miss the rice. Get the recipe here.

15. Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

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Serve these roasted shrimp without tortillas for a low-carb dinner that packs a ton of protein. Get the recipe here.