If you’re vegetarian and following a ketogenic diet, you still have plenty of appetizing low-carb dishes to choose from. Veggies are nutrient-dense, tasty, and beneficial for your health. Peruse these satisfying vegetarian keto lunch or dinner recipes for your next meal:
A light, colorful, flavorful salad gives you an energy and nutrition boost! Whether you prefer a Caesar salad or Caprese or your own take on a keto salad, you’re certainly not short of keto salad options:
A warm, hearty bowl of soup can bring you comfort any time and any day. Enjoy a filling keto soup for lunch or dinner:
Who doesn’t love pancakes? If you’re missing the flavor of banana, try these tempting keto banana pancakes with maple and pecans! Have fun with your favorite nuts and toppings! Also, who says you can’t have pancakes for dinner or whenever?
4. Pasta, Zoodles, and Tabbouleh!
Ditch the pasta cravings but don’t ditch ketosis and ruin your hard work! Have your pasta and eat it too with these keto pasta recipes:
5. Mac N Cheese
How can you go wrong with the childhood classic mac n cheese? Most mac n cheeses are off the menu when you’re keto, but you’re in luck with this keto vegetarian recipe:
6. Pizza, Flatbread, and Quesadillas!
If you love Italian style food, you’ll love these Italian inspired keto dishes that are perfect for your vegetarian keto diet! You might like unique zucchini pizza boats for a twist on a pizza classic. Maybe you’d prefer cheesy keto quesadillas or a portobello mushroom pizza if you’re a mushroom lover!
Remember your favorite pizza parlor and try:
7. Deviled Eggs!
Toy with your devilish side and try these interesting jalapeno pickled keto deviled eggs! All you need is 20 minutes and 13 ingredients! Serve your deviled eggs with braised purple cabbage and grilled jalapenos for more flavor and color. Impress your guests with a creative twist on a popular party dish!
8. Bread Bowl!
Snuggling up ready to eat a warm, doughy bread bowl filled with tasty soup isn’t just inviting; it’s one of life’s more precious moments. It’s also now a reality on your ketogenic diet thanks to this Italian keto bread bowl recipe from ketogenic.com. This dish is a little more time-consuming, but it’s well worth it.
Don’t risk getting kicked out of ketosis if you’re craving a bread bowl. Stay on track with your goals, step into your keto kitchen, and enjoy a low-carb meal instead! You might also like these keto spinach rolls as a side dish for your vegetarian lunch or dinner.
9. Veggie Burger!
Traditional grain-based buns aren’t on your keto table, but these keto coconut flour hamburger buns can be! Improve your veggie burger with a keto-approved bun that ditches the carbs but maintains that satisfying bread-like flavor!
10. Veggies and Veggie Pie!
As a vegetarian, it’s also important you’re getting plenty of healthy veggies and greens in your keto diet! Whether you’re going for a vegetable pie or a roasted veggie dish, don’t skimp on delicious and nutritious vegetables! You might also like homemade creamed spinach or keto green beans with brown butter and crunchy red peppers!
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Steph Green is a writer, researcher, and singer/songwriter with a passion for all things wellness. In 2016, after four years of struggling with her own health problems and painful autoimmune disease, Steph developed a life-changing and extensive knowledge of keto, nutrition, and natural medicine. She continues on her healing journey and enjoys helping others along the way.