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30+ Best 5 Ingredients Keto Recipes

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Are you looking for quick keto recipes made with 5 ingredients or less? These 32 simple 5-ingredient keto recipes are perfect for any meal of the day. I’ve organized them into categories so you can make five-ingredient breakfasts, appetizers, side dishes, dinners, and desserts.

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Whether you’re trying to stretch your grocery budget or are down to your final fridge and pantry goods, you can still prepare tasty and nutrient-dense dishes. I’ve compiled a list of 32 of my favorite recipes that only call for 5 key ingredients or fewer in this post.

Keto Recipes: Why Make Them?

  • The diet is now being used to treat a variety of cancers and to slow the growth of tumors. 
  • A ketogenic diet has been demonstrated in studies to significantly reduce seizures in children with epilepsy.
  • Body fat, HDL cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels can all be improved with a ketogenic diet. 
  • The ketogenic diet is more successful for weight loss than other diets in numerous trials.

Common Ingredients In Keto Recipes

Here is a list of ingredients you can use to create delicious keto recipes that are keto-approved. 

  • Cheese: You can enjoy any cheese you like starting from plain cheese to cheddar, sheep cheese, goat cheese, mozzarella, etc.
  • Meat: red meat, white meat, bacon, fish.
  • Low Carb Flour Substitutes Like: almond and coconut flour.
  • Fish: salmon, mackerel, cod, tuna, etc.
  • Low carbohydrate vegetables: green vegetables, tomatoes, onions, peppers, etc.
  • Avocado
  • Walnuts and seeds like almonds, walnuts, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, etc.
  • Eggs: I recommend using eggs from chickens raised outdoors.
  • Butter and sour cream: choose the best quality options.

5 Ingredients Keto Breakfast Recipes

Keto Pancakes

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The almond flour pancakes are easy healthy pancakes with only 5 ingredients. They are delicious, fluffy, gluten-free, keto, and low-carb-approved.
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2 ingredients Low Carb Yogurt – Keto Friendly

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Enjoy a low carb yogurt is extremely easy to make and very low in carbs! This recipe has only two ingredients, and it’s ready in 30 seconds. A 1/2 cup serving has only 3g carbs, and it’s perfect as a base for any toppings you prefer.
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5-Ingredient Grain Free Granola (No Sugar)

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This homemade keto granola is a healthy, delicious treat that makes breakfast a pleasure.
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Keto Avocado Toast Recipe

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This keto avocado toast, it’s an incredibly simple recipe perfect for a delicious breakfast a snack. It can be customized in many different ways for a tasty experience.
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Super Easy 5 Ingredient Coconut Flour Waffles

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These low carb waffles are made with genuine food components and are the ideal fuel for a busy morning or weekend brunch.
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5 Ingredient Low Carb Vegetable Frittata

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This fantastic 5 Ingredient Vegetable Frittata is ideal for hosting a breakfast or brunch for your friends, and it’s also great for “breakfast-for-dinner.”
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5 Ingredients Keto Appetizer

Cream Cheese and Cheddar Ham Roll-Ups

Cream Cheese and Cheddar Ham Roll Ups are easy to whip up party appetizers for any special gathering or holiday party! These Ham Roll ups are filled cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and green onion. Snack on these delicious ham roll-ups with every occasion possible
Cream Cheese and Cheddar Ham Roll-Ups are easy to whip up party appetizers for any special gathering or holiday party!
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5-INGREDIENT KETO and Gluten-Free Taco Mix

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This will quickly become one of your family’s favorite appetitezers since it is so good and can be served in a variety of ways.
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Best Keto Tortilla Chips – Best Low Carb Tortilla Chips

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These keto tortilla chips are the best low carb snack and perfect for dipping. Enjoy a crispy snack that is keto, low carb, gluten-free and grain-free.
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5 Ingredient Keto Sausage Balls

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These 5 Ingredient Keto Sausage Balls are ideal for keto meal prep, a quick grab-and-go breakfast, or even an appetizer!
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Crispy Parmesan Baked Zucchini Fries

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These crispy baked zucchini fries are delicious, satisfying, cheesy, and easy to make. Enjoy these fries as a healthy snack, appetizer for parties, or side dish for just 4g carbs a serving.
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Bacon-Wrapped Mozzarella Sticks

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Mozzarella sticks are good with the breadcrumb coating, but even better with a bacon one.
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Tomato and Mozzarella Pesto Caprese Skewers

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This easy 4-ingredients Caprese salad skewers recipe with pesto is an appetizer you can make in just a few minutes. A full of flavor, quick and healthy appetizer that’s a crowd-pleaser. Perfect for any friends and family gathering!
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5 Ingredients Keto Side Dishes

Crispy Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

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These bacon wrapped asparagus bundles are baked in the oven. It’s the perfect appetizer or side dish that’s sure to impress at any party. This asparagus recipe has the ideal combination of salty, tender, and crispy in one bite. Plus, who doesn’t love a fun party recipe that’s ready in under 30 minutes with less than 10 minutes of prep?
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Creamy Garlic Mushrooms with Bacon

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These are INSANELY addictive! If you can’t find crimini mushrooms, look for baby bella’s or button mushrooms—they’re essentially the same thing!
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Best Ever Crispy Keto French Fries

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These keto french fries are super crispy, crunchy, and taste just real ones. You won't tell that this fries substitute is low carb. The best part? No vegetable is needed to make the perfect low carb, gluten-free french fries.
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2 Ingredient Cauliflower Rice Recipe

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Cauliflower fried rice is an easy and tasty way to replace carbs from white rice. Enjoy a low carb meal full of vitamins, fiber, that’s also delicious. 
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Easy Baked Zucchini with Parmesan

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Easy baked zucchini is the best low carb side dish for almost any meal or the perfect keto snack. This roasted zucchini is slightly crispy, super flavorful, and ready in under 10 minutes.
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5 Ingredients Keto Main Dishes

Keto Pizza Casserole

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This low carb Keto Pizza Casserole is made with only five basic ingredients and makes for an amazing casserole meal.
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Juicy Air Fryer Naked Chicken Tenders

These Air Fryer Naked Chicken Tenders are wonderfully juicy, coated with a delicious chicken seasoning, and cooked to perfection. It's super simple, quick, and incredibly delicious! This is great for anyone on a keto, low-carb, or paleo diet.
These Air Fryer Naked Chicken Tenders are wonderfully juicy, coated with a delicious chicken seasoning, and cooked to perfection. It's super simple, quick, and incredibly delicious!
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Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp Skillet Recipe (5-INGREDIENT)

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This 5-ingredient shrimp recipe for Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp Skillet is a quick 15-minute dinner.
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Juicy Air Fryer Whole Chicken

This AMAZING Air Fryer Whole Chicken recipe is so easy, and the result is incredible - juicy with irresistible crispy and tasty skin. With just a few ingredients and minimal preparation, you can enjoy perfectly cooked rotisserie chicken in under one hour.
This easy Roasted Air Fryer Whole Chicken is juicy with irresistible crispy and tasty skin. With just a few ingredients and minimal preparation, you can enjoy perfectly cooked rotisserie chicken in under one hour. It’s the best chicken with crispy skin and perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.
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5-Ingredient Salmon Alfredo Keto Recipe

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If you’re on the keto diet and missing fettucine alfredo, this creamy alfredo recipe is packed with healthy omega fatty acids, low carb, but still with that great alfredo pasta taste.
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5 Ingredients Keto Baked Salmon Recipe

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All you need to make this delicious salmon are just five ingredients.
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Bacon-Wrapped Pesto Pork Tenderloin

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I love to serve this family-favorite tenderloin—maybe because of the compliments that come with it!
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5 Ingredients Keto Desserts

The Best Chocolate Cheesecake Fat Bombs – 5 ingredients

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These delicious chocolate cheesecake fat bombs are quick and easy to make. Only 5 low carb ingredients are needed for these incredibly creamy and delicious 2g net carbs fat bombs.
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Keto Cheesecake Fluff

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This keto cheesecake fluff made with only four ingredients is ready in just 10 minutes. It’s the perfect keto and low carb dessert recipe with only 2 grams of carbs!
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Keto Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters

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These Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters are the perfect snack when craving a sugar-free treat. You'll need just 4 ingredients and 5-minute to prep sweet keto treats.
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Cream Cheese Pancakes

These cream cheese pancakes are gluten-free and perfect for a low-carb breakfast. Just mix a few ingredients to make this delicious egg-fast friendly recipe. It's so easy to whip up super healthy light and fluffy breakfast pancakes.
These cream cheese pancakes are gluten-free and perfect for a low-carb breakfast. Just mix a few ingredients to make this delicious egg-fast friendly recipe.
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My Favorite Keto Cream Cheese Frosting – Just 1g Carbs

This keto cream cheese frosting is easy to make, sweet and tangy. It’s a classic recipe that holds its shape well and perfect for decorating carrot cake, cookies, or cupcakes. Life’s better with homemade frosting that needs only 4 ingredients.
This cream cheese frosting is easy to make, sweet and tangy. It’s a classic recipe that holds its shape well and perfect for decorating carrot cake, cookies, or cupcakes. Life’s better with homemade frosting that needs only 4 ingredients.
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Keto 5-Ingredient Lava Cake Recipe

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This dairy-free Keto 5-Ingredient Lava Cake, richly delicious with a gooey, molten core, will become your new favorite dessert for special occasions or whenever you want to treat yourself.
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Easy Keto Caramel Sauce – 3 ingredients

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This easy keto caramel sauce recipe is super simple, completely sugar-free, made with only 3 ingredients. Learn how to make a luscious low carb caramel sauce that tastes like store-bought in less than 15 minutes.
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