30 Low-Carb Dinner Recipes

You don't need carbs to have a delicious, filling dinner. These low-carb recipes are as tasty and satisfying as they are healthy!
By Hope Tierney ,

Sesame-Ginger Pork Chops & Broccoli

No need for carbs here! There is so much flavor and protein in this meal, you'll be fully satisfied.

Recipe: Try our Sesame-Ginger Pork Chops & Broccoli

Sicilian-Style Saffron Cod with Burst Tomatoes

Leave out the crusty bread from the ingredients, and you've got a delish no-carb meal! Tomatoes are at their peak ripeness right now, so head out to your farmers' market for fresh ones. 

Recipe: Try our Sicilian-Style Saffron Cod with Burst Tomatoes

Grilled Peaches Caprese Rotisserie Chicken Salad

You'll forget all about croutons when you're eating this hearty, interesting, flavor-packed salad.

Recipe: Try Rach's Grilled Peaches Caprese Rotisserie Chicken Salad 

Seared Salmon with Radicchio Slaw

This healthy meal is so quick to whip up, you can easily make it on a weeknight.

Recipe: Try our Seared Salmon with Radicchio Slaw

Roasted Chicken & Cauliflower

All you need is a skillet and an oven for this yummy dinner.

Recipe: Try our Roasted Chicken & Cauliflower

Zucchini Pappardelle

This pasta substitute skips the wheat, but doesn't skimp on flavor.

Recipe: Try our Zucchini Pappardelle

Roasted Supper: Mexican Chicken or Fish

Cook chicken breasts or fish fillets topped with all the best taco fillings for this low-carb Mexican entree.

Recipe: Try our Roasted Supper: Mexican Chicken or Fish

Steak & Kale Salad with Balsamic Vinegar & Parsley Gremolata

A simple steak salad is always a winner. Never underestimate a good gremolata!

Recipe: Try our Steak & Kale Salad with Balsamic Vinegar & Parsley Gremolata

Vietnamese Chicken & Red Cabbage Cups

Got twenty minutes? Good, because that's all you need to make these tasty cabbage cups. Turn up the heat by adding a splash of hot sauce and extra jalapeños.

Recipe: Try our Vietnamese Chicken and Red Cabbage Cups

Pumpkin-Spice Cauliflower Casserole

Meet our favorite low-carb mac 'n cheese. Instead of pasta, use cauliflower! It adds nice texture, and with all that cheese and milk, you get the same amazing mac 'n cheese flavor (with a fall pumpkin-spice twist, of course).

Recipe: Try our Pumpkin-Spice Cauliflower Casserole

Dijon Salmon Salad

Make this pretty little dinner in under twenty minutes. It's full of color, nutrients, and taste!

Recipe: Try our Dijon Salmon Salad

Tandoori Chicken Thighs with Pineapple Relish

Add some sweetness to your life! Pineapple relish is the perfect side to complement this spicy Indian chicken.

Recipe: Try our Tandoori Chicken with Pineapple Relish

Broccolini Frittata

Frittatas are so easy to make, and they're great as a low-carb dinner because the skillet cooks the eggs into their own "crust".

Recipe: Try our Broccolini Frittata

Fish Cakes with Spinach Salad

This dish calls for dried breadcrumbs, but it's still much healthier for you than anything on a bun. Enjoy the super-fresh ingredients in the patties (shout out to the onions and bell peppers!).

Broiled Top Blade Steak with Herb-Flecked Tomato Salad

This dish is so simple, but it's easily one of our favorite things to eat in the summer.

Recipe: Try Broiled Top Blade Stead with Herb-Flecked Tomato Salad

Paillard "Pizzette" with Summer Pesto, Tomatoes & Arugula

This margarita "pizza" uses a super-thin chicken cutlet as the "crust" instead of dough. More protein, please!

Recipe: Try Rachael Ray's Paillard "Pizzette" with Summer Pesto, Tomatoes & Arugula

Grilled Ratatouille Boats

This modified ratatouille dish packs in the veggies so you're sure to be full and satisfied when you finish your boat.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Ratatouille Boats

Grilled-Shrimp Taco Salad

Change up your regular taco salad by adding mango, feta and radishes. Use shrimp instead of beef for a lighter, more refreshing dinner.

Recipe: Try our Grilled-Shrimp Taco Salad 

Grilled Cod with Blackberry Sauce

Cod is a mild fish on its own, but this fresh blackberry sauce changes the game. The vinegar and cayenne counter the sweetness of the blackberry to make the sauce just perfect.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Cod with Blackberry Sauce

Seared Steaks with Parsley & Celery Salad

This steak is seasoned with an onion powder for an extra oomph.

Recipe: Try our Seared Steaks with Parsley & Celery Salad

Tahini & Za'atar Chicken Salad

This loaded chicken salad has so many flavors, your tastebuds will thank you. Scoop some into lettuce cups and throw a dash of hot sauce on top.

Recipe: Try Rachael Ray's Tahini & Za'atar Chicken Salad

Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts

Use a pistachio-sesame seed mixture to crust your chicken rather than breadcrumbs to cut down on carbs and eliminate gluten. Great texture, better taste!

Recipe: Try our Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts

Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with Chipotle Crema

Once you try this chipotle crema, you're going to want to drizzle it on all your salads, sandwiches, chips, veggies, you name it.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with Chipotle Crema

Honey-Mustard Salmon with Kale

This grainy honey-mustard sauce is the easiest salmon glaze ever.

Recipe: Try our Honey-Mustard Salmon

Seared Scallops with Avocado & Lime

You'd be surprised by how easy and quick it is to make this lovely-looking dish. Garnishes like cilantro leaves and matchstick radishes make for an especially pretty plate.

Recipe: Try our Seared Scallops with Avocado Lime

Grilled Steak & Asparagus with Stout Sauce

Try this four-ingredient sauce on your asparagus and suddenly you'll want to eat asparagus every night!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Steak & Asparagus with Stout Sauce

Curried Cauliflower Salad

This side dish is so yummy and filling, you may forget how healthy it is.

Recipe: Try our Curried Cauliflower Salad

Hoisin-Glazed Pork Lettuce Cups

These lettuce cups are full of surprising (but delish!) ingredients, including ginger, shiitake mushrooms and cabbage.

Recipe: Try our Hoisin-Glazed Pork Lettuce Cups

Smoky Grilled Chicken with Mojo

This "mojo" sauce may not actually put a spell on you, but it certainly is magical. Try it and you'll see for yourself!

Recipe: Try Curtis Stone's Smoky Grilled Chicken with Mojo

Crispy Cod with Chorizo, White Beans & Cherry Tomatoes

Get the best of both worlds: sea and land. Add some chorizo to this fish dish for an added spicy flavor.

Recipe: Try our Crispy Cod with Chorizo, White Beans & Cherry Tomatoes

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