25 Quick & Easy Keto Dinner Recipes to Lose Weight

Keto dinner recipes

Looking for some easy keto dinner recipes that’ll help you stick to 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 keto dishes.

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!

For more delicious recipe ideas, check out our favorite keto breakfast recipes.

Here are 25 best keto dinner recipes to lose weight

25 easy keto diet dinners
25 Easy Keto Diet Dinners

1. Keto Beef Stroganoff

The Russians were on to something when they created this dish. At least something ketogenic, anyways. This one-pot meal is simple to make and oh-so-filling. Perfect for a cold, winter evening!

Grab the recipe here.

2. Keto 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!

Find the recipe here on Keto Diet Rule.

3. Pumpkin Keto Soup

Pumpkin is a great keto-compliant veggie, packed with all kinds of healthy nutrients. We love that it stars in so many Fall and winter 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. Keto Chicken Marsala

Keto Chicken Marsala Recipe
Keto Chicken Marsala Recipe

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!

Grab the recipe here.

5. Keto Broccoli Cheese Soup

This is a fan-favorite for all the right reasons. Because who can resist cheddar cheese, broccoli, and heartiness galore? We love the simplicity of this recipe and the fact that it can be doubled to accommodate a full head of broccoli.

Here’s the recipe.

6. Keto 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. Keto Tuscan Butter Salmon

Keto tuscan butter salmon recipe
Tuscan Butter Salmon / Courtesy of Delish

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.

Find it here on Delish.

8. Keto 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.

9. Keto 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.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. Keto 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.

14. Keto 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!

The recipe can be found here on Skinnytaste.

15. Keto 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.

16. Keto 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!

Here’s the recipe.

17. Keto 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.

18. Keto 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.

19. 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.

20. Keto 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.

21. Keto 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.

22. Keto 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.

23. Keto 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!

Get the recipe from Cafe Delites.

24. Keto 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.

25. Keto 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!)

Get the recipe from Low Carb Maven.

Takehome Message

I hope you enjoy making these keto dinner recipes with your family and friends on Christmas day. For more keto recipes, check out these 15 must-try keto holiday cookies.

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

Tina Alexandre
Tina Alexandre

Co-founder

Hi, I'm Tina, a mom, and wife who loves to write about nutrition and dieting. When I'm not writing, I also enjoy baking healthy pastries with my 7-year-old daughter.

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