19 Keto Vegetarian Recipes that Are BIG on Flavor

Keto vegetarian recipes

If you think eating keto means eating meat—think again! 

Keto diet plans usually conjure up images of crispy bacon on plates loaded with eggs and cheese. And yes, those are definitely staples in many keto recipes. 

Yet, it’s entirely possible to follow a vegetarian ketogenic diet, too. 

Even those that are vegan are welcome on the keto bandwagon! It can be challenging to stay within the keto requirements, but it’s definitely doable. 

The following 19 recipes give keto vegetarians options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! They’re all carefully selected to provide the healthiest fats and proteins available. 

We hope you love them as much as we do!

Let’s get to those veggie-licious keto recipes, shall we?

1. Chocolate + PB Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles
Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Just because you eschew meat doesn’t mean you don’t have other guilty pleasures… I’m talking about the ones that come in delightful chocolate and peanut butter packaging!

Get the recipe from Savory Tooth.

2. Keto Green Smoothie

Avocados are the secret thickening weapon for this deliciously nutritious drink!

Kick start the day with this keto green smoothie recipe and get the antioxidant boost.

Get the green keto smoothie recipe here

3. Low-Carb Coconut Porridge

Going keto means saying goodbye to Mr. Quaker. If you’ve been longing for a hot breakfast, coconut flour provides a similar texture. Mix and match with your favorite keto-friendly toppings, and voila! You’ve got another breakfast option!

Get the recipe from Low Carb Yum.

4. Cucumber Salad + Wasabi Avocado Dressing

Grab your fancy spiralizer and get cranking! This bowl is full of hydration and healthy fats!

Get the recipe from Peas And Crayons.

5. Keto Toasted Coconut Cashews

If you’ve never tried monk fruit as a sweetening agent, let me be the first to welcome you! Be sure to make plenty of these because they are VERY shareable…

Get the recipe The Big Man’s World.

6. Omega-3 Keto Porridge

Omega-3s deserve their impressive name because they are so heart and brain health. Plus, they add in that all-important healthy fat necessary to maintain ketosis. 

Get the recipe from The Castaway Kitchen.

7. Crispy Avocado Fries

Crispy Avocado Fries
Crispy Avocado Fries

Crispy. Avocado. Fries. Are those your three favorite words right now? Me too! Mouth-watering from concept to kitchen, in only 5 ingredients!

The recipe can be found on Kirbie’s Cravings.

8. Instant Pot Veggie Soup

A super easy recipe that covers you for dinner and beyond!

Get the recipe from Delish.

9. Triple Berry Smoothie

Triple Berry Keto Smoothie Recipe
Triple Berry Keto Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie is three times better than your berry best one. 

The recipe can be found on Delish.

10. Go-to Guac 

Guacamole is not a hard recipe in theory. But getting the ratio of ingredients just right takes some practice. This one gets it right!

Get the recipe from the Delish.

11. Zucchini Cauliflower Fritters

Veggies that shred together, stay together. In savory fritters, that is. 

Get the recipe from The Big Man’s World.

12. Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Sauce

Please pass the: ZoodleCados? Zuvacoodles? Zavocchinoodles? 

Get the recipe from Simple Vegan Blog.

13. Avocado Chocolate Mousse

We get it, avocado, you’re the fruIT ingredient trending everywhere now!

Get the recipe from Well Plated.

14. Cinnamon Roll Muffins 

No, your screen isn’t deceiving you…you’re still on the veggie keto recipe countdown. And these muffins deliver legit low-carb cinnamon roll goodness!

Get the recipe from The Big Man’s World.

15. Vegan Keto Pesto

The perfect recipe to make in large batches and then smother on…well, just about anything!

Get the recipe here.

16. Keto Coconut Cereal

Deliciously similar to overnight oatmeal, with just the right amount of coconut sweetness!

Grab the recipe from Keto Diet Rule.

17. Spicy Garlic Soy Tofu

Spicy Garlic Soy Tofu
Spicy Garlic Soy Tofu

Tofu can conjure up images of spongey, tasteless blobs. But, preparing it with the right flavor and technique can avoid all that blandness! This vegan dish is super flavorful and the added coconut oil will keep your fat intake on point.

Get the recipe here.

18. Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts are given a bad rap in childhood. But the Brussels Sprouts of adulthood are filling, and full of flavor. Grilling them accentuates all their best qualities! This allows them to stand in for chicken or beef in many keto recipes. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

19. Pesto Keto Cauliflower Pizza

Avocado oil makes this keto pesto recipe shine. And smothered all over a cauliflower crust with your favorite veggies—yes, please! Go for fresh everything—including the mozzarella on your pizza— to take it next-level delicious.

Get the recipe from Primal Kitchen.

Tina Alexandre
Tina Alexandre


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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