Whether you’re a seasoned Keto dieter or completely new to the whole diet regime you know sticking to a diet can be difficult without proper planning and dedication. Dinner time can be both the most exciting meal of your day but also sometimes the most time-consuming with a 20 plus ingredient list. Rest assured Forkly is here to help you once again.

We have compiled 20 amazing Keto approved dinners that only take 30 minutes or less. That means you can stay dedicated to your diet, have a delicious meal that you and your family will love and have extra time to spend with the family or on your self afterward!

1. 20-Minute Low Carb Turkey And Peppers

This 20-minute turkey plate will have your mouth drooling just at the sight of it. Not only is it Keto-approved but it is also gluten-free, paleo and whole-30 diet approved as well-this means almost everyone can eat this dish. This meal is super quick to make and is made in one skillet, this means easy cleanup.

The trick to not overcook the meat is to use a lid while cooking on your non-stick skillet so it can keep the moisture in. Serve this for the whole family, they’ll love it and it won’t de-rail you from your diet.

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2. Keto Butter Chicken

If you’re like me and love Indian cuisine then no need to worry you can still enjoy a classic like butter chicken while following the keto diet. Indian food is so savory just the smell of it cooking strikes your nostrils interests and then your taste buds will surely get all sorts of excited.

Traditionally many Indian dishes are served with rice and that doughy naan bread we know and love, but as it is quite clear those two options would be a definite no-go when following the Keto diet. Rest assured this dish is served with cauliflower rice which keeps it low carb without missing out on any traditional taste. Make date night unique by serving up this delicious butter chicken dish or serve it for the whole family because they will love it.

3. 5-Ingredient Keto Mug Lasagna

Sometimes we do not need to make dinner for an army, and we just need quick and easy dinners for one. On the other hand, maybe you live in a household that refuses to follow your keto diet so one serving dinners are the only way to get your meals in, whichever the case this is a great recipe idea for you!

This Keto mug dinner is so easy it only requires 5 ingredients. It contains all the flavors of lasagna you love in one cup. You also get to cook this meal in the microwave, that is the type of easy I love! This low-carb dinner is cooked in 5 minutes which means you can have comfort food ready to eat in no time at all.

4. Loaded Cauliflower

Loaded baked potatoes make me dream of cozy days in indulging in delicious comfort food. You can keep those daydreams and make the same dish but with cauliflower instead.

You’ll achieve all the same flavors of a loaded baked potato that only takes 20 minutes to make from start to finish. It is made with creamy butter, sour cream, gooey melted cheese and topped with bacon. You and your family will definitely be satisfied with this quick and easy low carb dinner.

5. Chicken Parmesan

Chicken parmesan is another amazing dish when it comes to comfort food. Regularly this dish is full of carbs, served with pasta and then topped with a crispy breaded piece of chicken breast. This recipe, however, gives you all the same satisfactory but staying within your diet limits.

This chicken parmesan is served on a bed of zoodles (zucchini noodles). By the way, if you don’t have a vegetable spiralizer you’ll definitely want one because it turns tasty vegetables into noodle shapes which won’t make you miss your carby pasta any longer! The secret to this recipe is to substitute regular bread crumbs for pork rind crumbs, you’ll achieve the same crispy breading for your chicken without the carbs.

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6. Chicken Alfredo Spaghetti Squash

There is something just so satisfying after eating a savory, cheesy, pasta meal. I don’t know about you but it always leaves me feeling warm, full and content. Alfredo pasta is definitely one of those dinners that makes me feel that way, and maybe you too. We all know now that isn’t very realistic when it comes to the Keto diet, or maybe it is!

This delicious recipe will satisfy all your cravings for a carb-full dinner without the regret! The secret to this recipe makes your chicken alfredo with spaghetti squash. It gives you a similar texture to pasta holding all the same flavor, you’ll definitely want to make this. As an added bonus, this dinner only takes 15 minutes to make so that means a stress-free dinner time.

7. Keto Pizza

Friday night pizza night used to be a long-time tradition in my household. An easy tasty dinner that everyone looked forward to at the end of a week. Whether you hold the same traditions or have a pizza craving you’ll definitely want to give this pizza a try. You’ll love it and it will keep you on track with your Keto diet.

The crust is made from a cheese and egg mixture making the perfect thin crust substitute. You won’t be missing anything with this pizza. Finished with your favorite keto-approved toppings, I won’t blame you if you want to make this multiple times a week.

8. Low Carb Salisbury Steak With Mushroom Gravy

Salisbury steak, an American classic food dish is a great choice when following the Keto diet. It is also a great crowd pleaser when cooking up a meal for the whole family.

These delicious steaks are baked in the oven and then served with a creamy mushroom gravy. They only take 18 minutes to cook which make it a quick and easy dinner to throw together on nights with no extra time in the schedule! Keep this dish low-carb and serve it with mashed cauliflower for a wholesome meal.

9. Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps

Themed dinner nights was always a fun occasion in my house. Especially when it was Taco Tuesday. This healthy take on a taco recipe will keep you satisfied without sacrificing any great flavors.

To make your tacos low-carb serve the fillings in lettuce boats. These tasty tacos are filled with spicey chicken, creamy avocado chunks and topped with a cilantro lime dressing. Try making taco night unique with this quick and tasty recipe.

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10. Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza Cups

There’s nothing better than bite-sized dinners that you’re kids will love. This awesome recipe is made in a muffin tin for extra convenience. This recipe is so easy to make it only requires 5 ingredients and takes under 20 minutes from start to finish. You can even have the family join in the fun and help them assemble this awesome dinner.

Each pepperoni cup is only 0.3 grams of carbs which means you can eat a plate full guilt-free. This recipe is so easy it makes the perfect on the go dinner before a busy night out.

11. Lasagna With Pesto

Being able to recreate your favorite dishes may just be the secret to having success with a new diet. Lasagna doesn’t have to be a Sunday dinner special anymore. This easy to follow recipe will fulfill your craving for a savory lasagna all the while giving you extra time to yourself.

The secret to this recipe is to replace the pasta traditionally found in lasagna with eggplant slices. This dinner is then flavored with a perfectly seasoned tomato sauce and pesto. This tasty recipe only requires 5 ingredients, is made in one pan, requires only 5 minutes of prep time and is ready to eat in 30 minutes, that is the kind of easy you surely are going to love.

12. Ground Beef And Cabbage Stir Fry

Skip the rice and make your favorite stir-fry dish with shredded cabbage. This protein-packed, low carb dinner makes the perfect substitute to your traditional stir-fry. This meal is blasting with flavor and has an amazing texture that will satisfy the whole dinner table.

To keep this dinner quick and easy purchase a bag of shredded cabbage for easy preparation. From prep time to the dinner table you’ll have this dinner ready to eat in just 20 minutes. That makes it perfect for a dinner on the go for those busy nights.

13. Salmon Gremolata With Roasted Vegetables

When it comes to easy, sheet pan dinners are the royalty of that category. They’re so easy because you can place all the ingredients onto one sheet pan, place in the oven and walk away until it’s ready. It also leaves you only one pan to clean up afterward. Saving you cooking time and clean up time, who doesn’t love that?

This healthy and keto approved dish will be savory and satisfying. The secret to the perfect salmon is to top it off with gremolata, an Italian garnish made up of lemon zest, garlic, and parsley. Even the picky eaters will love this salmon.

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14. Keto Shrimp Scampi

This recipe is another great pasta dish made keto friendly! The traditional linguine noodles are replaced with summer squash spiralized noodles. See, once again, the veggie spiralizer wins another time!

The summer squash keeps this dish low carb without sacrificing any texture or comfort. Make sure to “sweat out” your squash by sprinkling salt on it and letting it rest. Naturally, the moisture will come out of the squash and you can blot it before you cook them. If you skip this step your dish will become a lot more watery than you want. These tasty noodles are topped off with savory shrimp and this amazing dinner will be ready in just 30 minutes.

15.  Easy Chicken Tomato Zoodles

It really seems that spiralized vegetables really come to rescue with these Keto dishes. Giving you that comfort food feels without all the carbs, that’s amazing. This delicious chicken tomato zoodle dish is just what it is called, easy, and only takes 20 minutes to prove it.

The savory flavors of turmeric and paprika are nicely complimented with seasons of basil and oregano all the while be mixed into a tasty tomato sauce. This dish is topped off with the perfect garnish if cashews for an added crunch.

17. Mediterranean Roasted Cabbage Steaks

These Mediterranean roasted cabbage steaks not only are low carb and keto approved but they are also low-calorie, that’s a healthy dish double win. This offers a perfect meatless dinner choice if you’re seeking to try something unique.

This recipe is seasoned with Mediterranean spices and topped with sliced tomatoes, feta and parmesan cheese making it a heavenly cheesy dish of excellence. A perfect new dinner to try for date night that is quick and easy to pull together.

18. Taco Stuffed Avocados

This is another awesome taco recipe that is keto approved. It is made with the traditional ground meat filling and cheesy topping you know and love. You won’t miss your flour tortillas as these tacos are served with avocados. That is a creamy and healthy bite that the whole family will want to dig into.

This recipe is kid approved and only takes 20 minutes from prep time to serving on the table. These delicious tacos make a perfect quick and easy dinner that will keep the whole gang happy and lead to the path of success while on your diet.

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19. 7-Minute Low Carb Chicken Fritters

This recipe is so easy if you have children you can even get them involved in the making of this dish too. Children love helping out especially when it comes to getting messy and preparing food.

This recipe has the perfect balance of savory and spicy that everyone will enjoy. When you think of this recipe think of chicken salad mixed with an egg and then cooked to a crispy perfection. Not to mention this recipe takes a whole 7 minutes to make from start to finish, that is the kind of easy I need in my life.

20. Instant Pot Chili Lime Avocado Bowl

You’ve probably heard it by now, the instant pot, the saving grace for making dinners easier and less time-consuming. This keto approved chili lime avocado bowl shows how the instant pot really does its magic. This recipe only takes 20 minutes which means you can make this tasty recipe on nights that feel like you have no time.

Skip the drive-thru because this recipe will be made just as fast and a lot more healthy for everyone. Not to mention will keep you on track with your diet. The instant pot helps cook your steak to a tender perfection and then served on a bed of creamy diced avocado. Your taste buds will be exploding with this dish.

Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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