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30+ Best Keto Lunches to Make in Under 30 Minutes

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So you’ve decided to give the keto diet a chance. But except you want to eat spinach salad every day, you’re going to need some keto lunch ideas. So here we are to rescue you: we created a list with 30 quick and easy keto lunch ideas that aren’t taste like “diet” food. All these keto recipes are amazingly quick to make and need only easy ingredients.

quick keto recipes in 30 minutes

I used to have a hard time making keto lunches because every time, I wanted something simple to prepare. If you’re taking it to work or school, something cold to eat is preferable, and bonus points if you can prepare it ahead of time so you can grab it and go on busy days.

We made this list thinking of you guys and us at the same time because we know that it’s quite difficult with lunches recipes when you are beginning a keto diet. So with this list by your side, everything is going to be so much easier.

Starting from easy keto bowls recipes and salads to fancy salmon recipes, this list is full of delicious ideas that will make the keto diet one of the most attractive diet that you will ever try.

These keto lunch dishes not only are low-carb and high-fat, but they also take less than 30 minutes to prepare, leaving you plenty of time to get out and live your best keto life. If you’re looking for more keto chicken recipes that are just as easy to make, here you can find tons of fantastic keto chicken recipe ideas.

Garlic Butter Pork Tenderloin

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Garlic Butter Pork Tenderloin is an outstanding recipe, extremely easy to make, tasty and infused with garlic and butter flavors. The tenderloin is juicy, tender, and full of flavor. A recipe loved by the whole family ready within minutes.
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Instant Pot Meatloaf

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This really is The Best Instant Pot Meatloaf. It’s an all-in-one meal and is so simple to make.
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Keto pork and green pepper stir-fry

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Easy, flavorful fantastic keto pork and green pepper stir-fry recipe will please the whole family and can be made in under 20 minutes.
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Taco Stuffed Avocados

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This is one of my favorite keto go-to meals!! Tacos! They are perfect for an easy lunch or even an light dinner.
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Easy Oven Roasted Keto Kale Sprouts with Bacon

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My latest discovery is these delicious kale sprouts. I love them because they are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Perfectly roasted in the oven with salty cooked bacon you can eat this for lunch or as a keto side dish.
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Beef and Broccoli Bowls with Sunshine Sauce

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Beef and broccoli with sunshine sauce is a simple and tasty dish! A weeknight dinner that is nut-free and Whole30 compliant!
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Big Mac in a Bowl (Big Mac Salad) Keto, Low Carb, GF

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Keto Big Mac in a bowl is a low-carb way to enjoy the flavors of a classic burger without the bun.
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Low Carb Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

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These low-carb chicken meal prep bowls are packed with protein and vegetables. For healthy lunches or dinners, make this dish in under 30 minutes.
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The best Crispy Keto Fried Chicken – Low-Carb Gluten-Free Recipe

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Keto fried chicken bites are super delicious, easy to make and very low in carbs. Perfect for a quick low carb snack and delicious with a side salad or a high fat sauce.
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Easy Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders – Keto and Low Carb

Easy Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders dipped in barbeque sauce
These easy oven-baked chicken tenders are just as good as fried without using tons of oil. Enjoy crispy, golden and juicy low carb chicken tenders that are ready in under 30 minutes.
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Garlic Chicken Alfredo Pizza (Keto-Friendly and Low Carb)

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If you like garlic chicken alfredo pizza as much as I do and are searching for a totally fulfilling and low-carb pizza, this is the one to try.
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Zero Carb Chicken Crust Pizza – Keto & Low-Carb

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This Chicken Crust Pizza Recipe has almost zero carbs and it's super easy to make, loaded with protein. It's delicious topped with tomato sauce, cheese, perfect for a quick low carb meal. Season to taste and add the best low carb pizza toppings.
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20 Minute Keto Pizza

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Who can say no to a cheese-filled crispy pie? With this incredibly easy and tasty keto pizza recipe, you can have your piece and enjoy it as well.
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The Best Keto Pizza with Keto Fathead Dough Crust

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Keto pizza with fathead dough is a mouthwatering recipe that resembles very much to the real thing but has way fewer carbs. The low carb dough is chewy and delicious. If you haven’t made this low carb pizza with fathead dough, grab all the ingredients and dig in. You won’t regret it!
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Keto Antipasto Salad

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To prepare the perfect low carb antipasto salad, marinated cauliflower, prosciutto, salami, roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, mozzarella cheese, peperocinis, and black olives are all mixed in a homemade Italian vinaigrette.
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Keto Tuna Melt

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Keto Tuna Melt is an easy keto lunch recipe made with, tuna salad, and melted cheese. It’s the perfect addition to your keto meal plan.
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The Best Low Carb Keto Salmon Patties Recipe – Ready in 20 minutes

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These salmon patties are flavorful, easy to make, and perfect for meal prep. Enjoy delicious salmon cakes that are crispy on the outside but flaky and tender on the inside. It’s a family favorite salmon recipe that’s ready in 20 minutes, delicious served for lunch or dinner with a homemade dipping sauce or a side salad.
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Low Carb Shredded Chicken Taco Bowl

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This easy Shredded Chicken Taco Bowl makes an amazing lunch idea. It is a keto taco bowl packed full of southwest flavors.
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Best Easy and Healthy Tuna Salad – Keto & Low Carb Recipe

Make the best tuna sandwiches with this quick one bowl classic tuna salad recipe. It's made with a few wholesome ingredients such as flaky tuna, Greek yogurt, celery, red onion.
Tuna Salad is my to go meal on warm summer days because it's made with a few wholesome ingredients. It is creamy and flavorful served on its own, sandwiches, on a bed of greens, wrapped in lettuce for an easy work lunch or weeknight meal.
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Easy Low-Carb, Keto Spinach Dip

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Spinach dip is one of my favorite lunch recipes, it’s easy to make and so delicious.
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Easy Broccoli Salad

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This broccoli salad is a crowd-pleaser and a perfect summer salad. It’s a mouthwatering combination of crisp broccoli, bacon, cheese, toasted almonds, red onion, and a creamy homemade mayonnaise dressing.
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Keto Mug Lasagne

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Make this 5-ingredient, keto-approved lasagna to cut the carbohydrates and save yourself some time and work.
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Easy Low Carb Keto Avocado Chicken Salad

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This easy keto chicken salad with avocado and bacon is full of flavor and very satisfying. It’s made with wholesome ingredients that are very nutritious, easy to make, and loaded with healthy fats.
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Keto Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

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Perfect for an easy and quick lunch, this keto shrimp avocado salad recipe is extremely delicious and easy to make.
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Parmesan Chicken Casserole

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Casseroles are always a good idea because it’s a great way to feed a crowd without spending hours in the kitchen.
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Sausage Balls – Keto and Low Carb

The most delicious sausage balls served with ranch dressing
These sausage cheese balls are easy to make, the perfect appetizer or snack, packed with flavor and protein. It’s a flavorful meatball made with breakfast sausage, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, eggs, and coconut flour.
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Keto Orange Peel Shrimp

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Perfect for people who are looking for a low-carb version of shrimp or chicken with orange sauce!
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Salmon with Avocado Salsa

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Cooking salmon for lunch is usually a good idea because it cooks quickly and provides a nutritious meal in minutes.
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Low Carb Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

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This Low Carb Cream of Mushroom Soup is hearty, silky, thick, and delicious. Enjoy a comforting, flavorful keto mushroom soup and forget about canned mushroom soup because this recipe is extremely easy to make. Perfect low carb keto soup to make for those chilly days!
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Salmon Gremolata with Roasted Vegetables

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This is a quick and easy one-pan light dinner made with a few quick-cooking veggies.
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31 Best Keto Lunch Recipes to Make in under 30 minutes

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Prep time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Yelds 1 serving
Author Ioana Borcea from LowCarbSpark.com

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So you've decided to give the keto diet a chance. But except you want to eat spinach salad every day, you're going to need some keto lunch ideas. So here we are to rescue you: we created a list with 30 quick and easy keto lunch ideas that aren't taste like "diet" food. All these keto recipes are amazingly quick to make and need only easy ingredients.
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups salad
  • 4 oz grilled chicken
  • 2 tbsp low carb salad dressing

Instructions
 

  • Slice the grilled chicken and place it over the green salad.
  • Pour the low carb salad dressing and mix.
  • Enjoy immediatly.
Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving.
Calories
362kcal
Total Carbs
4g
Net Carbs
3g
Protein
30g
Fat
25g
Fiber
1g
Sugar
1g

How do we calculate the nutrition info?

These nutrition facts listed are determined using nutrition information from the USDA Food Database. Our nutrition facts are accurate, but if you are using different products, please make your calculations. Net carb count is calculated by subtracting both fiber and sugar alcohols because they don’t raise blood sugar.

Course Keto Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword keto lunch recipes
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30+ Best Keto Lunches to Make in Under 30 Minutes
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