Delicious, simple, and high in protein these keto lunch ideas are perfect for meal prep! These low-carb recipes are a tasty blend of quick, healthy meals that everyone will love.
Lunch can be a daily struggle for many people on the ketogenic diet. Being out of the house means that you don’t have access to your regular foods. That’s why having some keto lunches prepped and ready to go in the fried is so important!
With these keto lunch ideas there’s something for everyone. From quick and easy salads to comforting bowls, you’ll be hard-pressed not to find some new favorite recipes. So, dive in and find some brand-new, low-carb dishes to add to your regular rotation!
Made in the air fryer and coated in a crispy almond flour crust, these keto chicken nuggets are a tasty lunch. Enjoy them solo and dipped into your favorite sauce or on the side of some leafy greens. With only 6 grams of carbs, they’re an easy way to stay full.
Loaded with zesty flavor this grilled shrimp recipe is great for meal prep! Toss the shrimp on top of a salad and you’ve got a pre-made keto lunch recipe for busy days.
Topped with a creamy lemon garlic dressing and savory slices of bacon this chicken and broccoli salad makes a tasty keto lunch! Made in just 15 minutes and with only 5 grams of carbs it’s perfect for busy days.
Cauliflower rice topped with chipotle chicken and a heavy serving of guacamole these burrito bowls are always a hit at lunch. High and protein and only 9 net grams of carbs these bowls help you fuel up and stay energized.
A salad that takes classic BLT flavor and transforms it into a low-carb option. Loaded with healthy fats, protein and only 3 grams of carbs per serving this chicken salad is a weekday staple.
Embrace your burger cravings with this Bic Mac in a bowl! Tender pieces of ground beef, crunchy lettuce, and juicy pickles all drizzled with a low-carb Bic Mac sauce. With only 6 grams of carbs, this keto lunch fits right into your lifestyle!
A meal prep staple these low-carb chicken bowls have a keto tzatziki sauce drizzled over top and come with only 5 grams of carbs. A tasty lunch recipe for busy days.
Crunchy lettuce and savory seasoned beef all topped with an easy Asian dressing. These keto lettuce wraps keep lunchtime simple and healthy.
Tangy, low-carb tuna salad to give you a punch of protein at lunch. This recipe whips up in just five minutes and only has 1 net gram of carbs. Delicious and filling.
Tender, juicy pieces of steak whipped up in the air fryer for the perfect pre-made lunch. These air fryer steak bites come with only 1 gram of carbs and are paired best with beets or cauliflower for a simple lunch.
Ground chicken in a spicy garlic sauce on top of crisp lettuce. These keto wraps are a fun way to try something new for lunch and with only 4 grams of carbs they’re the perfect way to stay fueled.
Made in just a few minutes and loaded with healthy fats! These wraps pair leftover chicken with crisp bacon and cream cheese all in just 5 grams of carbs.
A meat lovers' dream this keto wrap combines ham, salami, provolone cheese, and pepperoni. With only 6.8 net grams of carbs, this Italian wrap maximizes flavor with minimal ingredients.
Seasoned ground beef topped with gooey cheese stuffed into a bell pepper and baked. With 8 net grams of carbs, these stuffed peppers can be made and reheated easily making them perfect for a healthy, low-carb lunch!
Crispy bacon and creamy blue cheese dressing what’s not to love? This keto cobb salad is the perfect recipe to prep ahead of time and enjoy for lunch.
All your favorite sandwich flavor but without the heavy bread! This keto bowl comes with deli meat, provolone cheese, and less than 8 grams of carbs. Drizzled in an easy Italian dressing it’s a great lunch recipe for when you’re out of the house!
Cook once and enjoy a warming lunch for a few days. This keto cheeseburger soup whips up in under thirty minutes and with only 4 grams of carbs is perfect for a healthy lunch.
Made in just 30 minutes and with a zesty, spicy lime sauce these beef bowls are flavor punch! Perfect for lunch, with roughly 8 grams of carbs these keto bowls keep you full for hours.
If you want ultimate comfort, this is the soup for you. Rich, creamy, and loaded with fuel this soup only has only 7 net grams of carbs! A great way to enjoy your favorite foods while still rocking a low-carb diet.
Onion and herb tuna cakes are protein-packed but have only 1 gram of carbs. They’re an easy lunch or keto snack recipe for when you’re short on time!
A chopped Asian salad with smooth peanut butter dressing this Thai chicken salad has 8.5 net carbs and tons of flavor. Make a big batch and portion out your lunches for quick and easy grabs from the kitchen.
22. Keto Tuna Cups
A unique way to take in protein these tuna cups have an eggy texture and a savory, cheesy texture around the edges. Topped with jalapenos for a pop of flavor and with only 1 gram of carbs they make for an easy lunch recipe.
All the classic flavor of a chicken gyro in a bowl instead of a wrap. This high-protein bowl is drizzled with keto tzatziki sauce to bring a punch of flavor to your lunch.
No crackers are needed for this tuna salad it’s a meal in itself! Ideal for anyone who doesn’t like mayo this keto tuna salad uses a tangy Greek dressing in its place and comes with only 4 grams net carbs.
Once you have these keto roll-ups they’ll be on your weekly rotation for life. A quick meal for a low-carb lunch, with only 1 gram of carbs they use your favorite deli meats rolled up with provolone cheese and red wine dressing.
25 Tasty Keto Lunch Ideas to Try Today
- 1 lb shrimp
- ½ medium white onion (cut into ½ inch squares)
- 1 cup chopped bell peppers (cut into ½ inch squares)
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
For the marinade
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 cup apple juice
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
- 2-3 sage leaves
- ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
- ¼ teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- Prep your vegetables, you want the onion and bell pepper to be the same size so they cook properly
- Place your shrimp, onion, and bell peppers on your skewer sticks
- Baste the shrimp and vegetables in the olive oil
- Combine the rest of the marinade ingredients in a large bowl and stir
- Place your shrimp skewers into the marinade and set in the refrigerator for a minimum of 20 minutes (if you marinade longer than that the lemon will start to cook the shrimp)
- Heat your grill to high heat before putting the shrimp on
- Cook for 2 minutes per side until all the shrimp turn opaque all the way through