26 Flavored Packed Keto Dinners to Make Tonight

Keto dinner recipes

Looking for some easy keto dinner recipes that’ll help you stick to your keto meal plan and lose weight?

We have 23+ easy dinner recipes that you’ll want to make again and again. Mix up your weeknights with delicious low-carb dinners.

I’m talking about delicious meaty dishes and thick savory soups simmering on the stove.

… and course, creamy desserts to follow.

Sharing your love for the low-carb life is easy when delicious food does the talking!

You’re going to love making these delicious keto dinner recipes.

Here are the 25 best keto dinner recipes to lose weight

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1. Beef Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff, a dish invented in Russia by a Fresh chef is one savory dish with irresistible creamy sauce.

Lucky for us, it’s one delicious dish that can keep you in ketosis. Serve over zucchini noodles or steamed cabbage.

Keto Stroganoff Recipe

Grab the recipe here.

2. Creamy Scallops

Scallops pack a big nutritional punch with their healthy omegas and lean protein. Their sea-mined minerals are even helpful in maintaining healthy blood pressure!

We recommend dropping some of these bad boys over a zoodle base and then ladling on the cream sauce. Yum!

Creamy Scallops

Find the recipe here on Keto Diet Rule.

3. Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin is a great keto-compliant veggie, packed with all kinds of healthy nutrients. It’s one of my winter favorites, I love to use it in my weeknights recipes.

No doubt there’s a ton of pumpkin soup recipes out there–we love this one because it’s so easy to make and extra creamy!

Get the recipe from Keto Diet Rule.

4. Chicken Marsala

This recipe will fill your house with scrumptious smells, so it’s a great one to serve for guests! This recipe is especially flavorful with extra mushroom richness.

The exotic spices and cream sauce compliment it perfectly!

Keto Chicken Marsala Recipe
Keto Chicken Marsala Recipe

Grab the recipe here.

5. Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli cheddar soup is my absolute favorite weeknight dinner. It’s an easy recipe your whole family would love. It can be a meal in itself or served as a side of bunless burgers.

It’s also one meal in your keto meal plans that you don’t really have to do a grocery run for.

You can use broccoli in the freezer and leftover cheese and cream from other ketogenic diet recipes. If you want to add protein to this dish, you can add sausage or bacon.

Here’s the recipe.

6. Meatballs with Marinara

Break out your zoodles because we’ve found the best meatball recipe out there.

This one is particularly great because it offers the option to use a variety of meats. You’ll be enjoying Italian goodness in 30 minutes!

Recipe found here.

7. Tuscan Butter Salmon

Need we say more than “butter” and “salmon?” Probably not, but this is a recipe worth gushing about! A creamy basil sauce takes center stage here, and it’s incredible!

That makes this recipe another great one to entertain friends with.

Tusan butter salmon

Find it here on Delish.

8. Branzini with Grilled Veggies

Sometimes the simplest dish is the best dish, and that’s the case with this Branzino oven-baked dish your whole family would love.

It’s one of the easiest keto dinner ideas and it’s ready in less than 30 minutes. All it takes is 3 simple ingredients:

Branzino fish, olive oil, and lemon pepper seasoning.

Branzino is a flaky white fish with lots of omega 3 healthy fats. It’s one seafood that’s fit for the high-fat keto diet. 

It goes perfectly with a side dish like creamy spinach or a side of greens. You also toss low-carb veggies like asparagus, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and mushrooms to the oven to bake.

Grab the recipe from 3 Ingredient Meals

9. Beef Stir Fry

Beef stir fry with a side of cauliflower rice is my favorite gluten-free dinner you can make in one skillet.

It’s an easy meal you can put together in under 30 minutes on busy weeknights.

While I like onion, carrots, kale, and bell peppers in mine, you can use any type of low-carb vegetables for this keto dinner.

Leftovers can be saved for the next day’s lunch. If it’s your first time making this dish, be sure to avoid high net-carb items like corn and green beans.

10. Honey Mustard Chicken

You’re probably eating a lot of chicken these days. And is it all starting to taste like…um…chicken?

The tangy sauce of this recipe is a great one to renew your chicken taste buds! Plus, it’s super fast to make, making it a good weeknight dish.

Find the recipe on Paleo Running Momma.

11. Pasta

Yes, folks, you read that right. Pasta! Keto Pasta!

This recipe makes use of just 2 ingredients to accomplish this-mozzarella and eggs. The possibilities are endless with a good pasta base.

Get the recipe from Kirbie’s Cravings.

12. Meatball Enchilada Skillet

When the temperature dips, it’s time to break out the cast iron.

And this dish doesn’t disappoint as it wraps its hearty arms around you. Just make sure you come in hungry for it!

Here’s the recipe from Cast Iron Keto.

13. Spaghetti Squash au gratin

Another awesome skillet recipe! And this one really ramps up the potential of otherwise ordinary spaghetti squash.

The addition of cloves makes it perfect for a sharable holiday dish too. Bring on the potlucks!

Find the recipe here.

14. Coconut Curry Chicken

Coconut milk makes everything better–and we challenge anyone who disagrees! This recipe is super simple, adds in tons of tang, and really brings home the Thai flavor well.

Grab the recipe from gnom-gnom.

15. Meatloaf

Maybe you didn’t realize meatloaf needed a makeover…but it did. And we love the additions to this otherwise traditional midweek meal!

The bacon, almond flour and soy sauce added here bring insane amounts of flavor and richness.

Get the recipe from Delish.

16. Creamy Zucchini Soup

Zucchini sometimes gets a bad rap for being floppy and uninteresting. This recipe reverses that undeserved reputation.

With only 5 ingredients and a green color that is sure to smugly satisfy, you’ll think of zucchinis in a whole new way!

Creamy Zucchini Soup

The recipe can be found here on Skinnytaste.

17. Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Nothing says ‘Holiday Eats’ than some form of shrimp! And this recipe is flavorful and simple, making it perfect to share with friends.

Get it from Delish.

18. Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup

Want a delicious and keto-friendly way to use that instant pot you got for Christmas? You’ve found a winner with this spicy soup, which lets you get creative in your topping additions, too!

Chicken Enchilada Soup Keto recipe

Here’s the recipe.

18. Sheet Pan Salmon

Chances are you’ve had some kind of sheet pan salmon…frequently. We love this recipe for its clever swap outs and a tangy honey mustard sauce!

Here’s the recipe from gnom-gnom.

19. Chicken Avo Soup

If you need a break from cream-based stews, this is a great alternative! Shredded chicken and a thinner base make this a good starter soup, or a nice one to bring to share with friends.

Let this simmer on the stove for a bit and fill your home with yummy aromas, too!

Get the recipe from The Spruce Eats.

20. Garlic and Herb Pork Loin

The strong flavors in this dish come from a simple combination of garlic and savory herbs. It’s also a great one to make ahead of time and let rest–the secret for moister meat!

Here’s the recipe.

21. Mozzarella Chicken

This recipe may soon take the winner’s spot in your house.

Pan-seared, lots of melty cheese, AND with just the right amount of sauce? You’re 30 minutes away from winning dinner with this one.

Recipe found on Little Spice Jar.

22. Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Sun-dried tomatoes and garlic swimming in the cream sauce make this chicken dish superb! Sprinkle on some basil for garnish and, voila–you’ll have a dinner to share and impress!

Get the recipe from The Recipe Critic.

23. Garlic Shrimp Zoodles

There are 30-minute recipes, and then there are 15-minute recipes…you’re welcome. Zesty, protein-packed, and keto-friendly, this is a keeper.

Get the recipe from Salt and Lavander.

24. Chili Lime Steak Fajitas

Whether you choose to sear or grill these steak strips, the marinade steals the show.

Garnish with a range of toppings and serve over salad and we know you won’t be missing those tortillas one bit!

Chili Lime Steak Fajitas

Get the recipe from Cafe Delites.

25. Taco Cups

You may argue that tacos are already finger food… but these bad boys are so perfectly round and easy to make, you will be popping them in your mouth with new-found ease!

Cheese-in-muffin tin makes the perfect Mexican food holder, as you will find out.

Get the recipe from Hey Keto Mama.

26. Loaded Cauliflower

If you’ve followed a keto diet long enough, you’ve bumped into some cauliflower recipes. Don’t let any past boring dishes deter you–this one has butter, bacon, sour cream, AND cheese. (Why are you still reading this–go enjoy!)

Loaded Cauliflower Recipe

Get the recipe from Low Carb Maven.

Final Word

I hope you enjoy making these keto dinners with your family and friends on Christmas day. For more keto recipes.

Also, don’t forget to leave us a comment to let us know which one of these keto dinner recipes was your favorite!

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