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Ten Easy Keto Lunch Recipes You Need To Try!

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  Published on October 8th, 2020
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  Last modified March 13th, 2023
Chicken and salad is an easy keto lunch recipe

When it’s lunchtime, and you’re on the keto diet and hungry, it’s helpful to have easy keto lunch recipes on hand. You could even try meal-prepping and making keto lunches in advance so you’re ready to go, like this delicious cream of mushroom soup. Try these easy keto lunch recipes:

1.   Pork Chops!

Excite your taste buds by melting lemon, butter, and thyme. Try this quick and easy 20-minute pork chop recipe for a high-protein, low-carb keto dinner. Add a side of cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, a quick salad, or another keto side dish to complete your meal.

Low Carb Delicious Pork Chop Recipe
keto lemon shrimp

2.   Lemon Shrimp!

Shrimp and lemon work well like steak and eggs and butter and toast (keto toast!). Try this easy keto lemon shrimp for a light and zesty lunch that just takes 15 minutes to make.

3.   Steak and Eggs!

Steak and eggs are a classic, filling 15-minute keto lunch that’s packed with protein, fat, vitamins, and nutrients. Top your steak and eggs with fresh cilantro and avocado for more flavor!

Keto Fennel Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

4.   Keto Salad!

A salad makes a fresh-tasting keto lunch that’s quick and easy to prepare, like this fennel arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette that takes around 15 minutes. You might be in the mood for a tangy Caprese salad with mozzarella cheese, and balsamic vinegar or this 15-minute southwest mixed green chicken salad with cilantro lime avocado dressing.

This keto chicken salad is another option that would steal the show at your next BBQ. It goes perfectly with keto crackers, bread, or in lettuce boats. Add chopped avocado, eggs, bacon, sriracha, or cayenne pepper for a little more pizzazz.

5.   Keto Sandwich!

If you’ve already prepared keto bread, a sandwich is a quick and easy low carb lunch to satisfy your cravings and hunger pangs. Try a classic grilled cheese or a Rueben sandwich.

This 5-minute keto bread is also easy to make. Peruse the tempting keto friendly bread recipes on ketogenic.com from the keto cloud bread to morning breakfast breadalmond bread, and the everything bagel!

keto Grilled Cheese Sandwich
keto pesto zoodles

6.   Avocado Pesto Zoodles

Zoodles or zucchini noodles make for a tasty keto pasta replacement. Try this super simple 20-minute avocado pesto zoodles recipe for a satiating veggie-filled lunch.

Add your choice of protein like tofu, bacon, or chicken for a satisfying pasta-like dish! Need to add a little bit more fat and protein? Try topping with extra Parmesan cheese or any of your other favorite shredded or grated cheese.

7.   Pan-Seared Salmon

Salmon brings healthy omega-3s and the flavor! Indulge in a lightly seasoned lemon salmon filet in just 15 minutes. Pair it with creamed spinach, a simple salad, or cauliflower rice!

pan seared salmon
keto tuna wrap

8.   Low-Carb Tuna Wraps

Tuna wraps are a light and tasty 15-minute keto lunch that keeps it low-carb. Just stir the ingredients together in a bowl, fill your lettuce leaves, garnish as you see fit, and enjoy. You might also enjoy this low-carb tuna patties recipe that only takes 20 minutes to make 8 delicious patties. Pair your patties with a salad or over a bed of cauliflower rice.

9.   Keto Crab Pitas

If you have 10 minutes, cream cheese, crabmeat, green onions, low-carb tortillas, and seasoning of your choice, you’ll soon be basking in the flavor of these keto crab-pitas.

Enjoy them alone or try dipping them in your favorite low-carb ranch dressing or for an extra kick, try them with spicy mayo!

keto crab pitas
keto mexican burrito

10.        Burrito

You might crave a burrito from time to time, but most burritos are off-limits on a ketogenic diet. Try this quick and easy 20-minute keto burrito meal instead and use lettuce wraps or a low-carb tortilla. With ground turkey or beef, onion, oregano, chili powder, salt, cheese, cilantro, and your choice of seasoning, you can chow down on a boldly flavorful burrito.

What Are Your Favorite Keto Lunch Recipes?

Share your top keto lunch recipes and dishes with us! Make sure to follow us on social media for more delicious keto lunch recipes!

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.

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