30+ Keto Side Dishes – Best Low Carb Side Dish

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Do you want to make the best keto side dishes for your next party or dinner that everyone loves? Then, you’re in the right place. This collection of 30+ keto side dishes helps you add variety to your meals. These side dishes are so delicious that even carbohydrate fanatics will enjoy them!

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We created a list with some of the most delicious and mouthwatering side dishes ideals for an evening at home or a night with friends. In any case, you will love them and won’t miss the classic high-carb recipes.

What Vegetables Can I Eat On Keto?

You can say goodbye to boring vegetables. Keto veggies side dishes are high in fat and fiber, making them incredibly satiating. Fiber-rich vegetables such as cauliflowerbroccoli, and Brussels sprouts move through the digestive tract and add volume to meals without adding a lot of calories.

Reasons to Love Keto Side Dishes

  1. Add Fat Easily to Meals. Many of us are used to eating a low-fat diet, so increasing the fat content of our meals can be difficult. Adding some recipes from these keto side dishes to your meal will quickly raise your fat macros.
  2. Keep You Full For A Longer Time. Side dishes recipes are full of fat and contain fiber, which is highly satiating. In addition, many of these recipes call for fiber-rich veggies like cauliflower, broccoli, and brussels sprouts which move through the digestion tract slowly and add volume to meals without adding a ton of calories.

Common Ingredients In Keto Side Dishes

Keto side dishes are typically low in carbohydrates and high in healthy fats and protein. Common ingredients in keto side dishes recipes include:

  1. Non-Starchy Vegetables: Vegetables that are low in carbs and high in fiber are staples in keto side dishes. Examples include spinach, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, zucchini, and green beans.
  2. Avocado: Avocado is a popular keto ingredient due to its healthy fats and low carbohydrate content. It’s often used in salads, guacamole, or as a topping.
  3. Cheese: Many keto side dishes include cheese for flavor and added fat. Cheddar, mozzarella, cream cheese, and parmesan can be used in various dishes.
  4. Nuts and Seeds: Almonds, walnuts, chia seeds, and flax seeds are commonly used in keto recipes to add texture and nutrition.
  5. Olive Oil and Other Healthy Fats: Olive oil, coconut oil, and avocado oil are used for cooking and dressing in keto side dishes.
  6. Butter and Ghee: These are rich sources of healthy fats and can be used in sautéing and for adding flavor.
  7. Heavy Cream and Sour Cream: These dairy products are low in carbs and are often used to make creamy sauces and dressings in keto dishes.
  8. Bacon: Bacon is a popular ingredient in keto cooking and can be added for a salty, smoky flavor.
  9. Eggs: Eggs are versatile and commonly used in keto side dishes, such as frittatas or egg salads.
  10. Herbs and Spices: Keto side dishes rely on herbs and spices to add flavor without adding extra carbs. Common options include basil, oregano, thyme, garlic, and chili powder.
  11. Low-Carb Sweeteners: For keto-friendly desserts and certain side dishes, ingredients like erythritol, stevia, or monk fruit sweeteners can be used instead of sugar.
  12. Coconut: Coconut products, such as coconut milk or shredded coconut, are used in various keto recipes.
  13. Cauliflower: This versatile vegetable can make cauliflower rice, mashed cauliflower, and other low-carb substitutes for traditional high-carb ingredients.
  14. Nondairy Alternatives: Almond milk, coconut milk, and other unsweetened, nondairy milk substitutes can be used in recipes that call for dairy milk.
  15. Low-Carb Veggies: Bell peppers, cucumbers, and cherry tomatoes are sometimes used in moderation as they are lower in carbs than other vegetables.

Easy Creamy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Cauliflower mashed potatoes are the best alternative to regular mashed potatoes. It's effortless to make, low in calories, low in carbs and needs only 5 ingredients. It's very simple to transform it into a vegan or paleo-friendly recipe. Perfect as a healthy side dish, with gravy for Thanksgiving or for Christmas. www.lowcarbspark.com | @lowcarbspark
Cauliflower mashed potatoes are the best alternative to regular mashed potatoes. It’s effortless to make, low in calories, low in carbs and needs only 5 ingredients. It’s very simple to transform it into a vegan or paleo-friendly recipe.
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Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

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This delicious roasted cauliflower with olive oil and Parmesan cheese will become your go-to keto side dish.
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Air Fryer Cauliflower

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This Air Fryer Cauliflower is a super easy side dish that no one can resist. Ready in less than 15 minutes, learn how to make the best air fried cauliflower with crisp edges that’s flavorful and tender.
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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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Keto Cauliflower Tots

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Cauliflower Tots are a healthier version of tater tots and they’re made with simple ingredients. We serve these up with ketchup or ranch dressing and they’re always a hit.
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The Best Loaded Cauliflower Bake with Cheddar and Bacon

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This Loaded Cauliflower Bake with Cheddar and Bacon is the creamiest casserole in the world and my favorite comfort food. Weather if you are making it for a weeknight dinner or for holidays, it’s the best way to get everyone to enjoy vegetables. 
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Squash Casserole

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Learn how to make one of the best squash casserole recipes you have tried. This casserole recipe is exactly what you need, made with yellow squash, caramelized onion, and the creamy richness of sour cream and cheese.
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The Best Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

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This is the BEST Cauliflower Mac and Cheese and is a family favorite, children approved. It uses cauliflower in place of pasta, a super creamy sauce made if a combination of cheeses, and a mix of spices to enhance the taste. It's definitely the ultimate rich and creamy cauliflower recipe that's super comforting, easy to make, and perfect for dinner or as a festive side dish.
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Creamy Garlic Parmesan brussels sprouts with bacon

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Sautéed creamy Brussels Sprouts and bacon oven baked in a cheesy garlic sauce topped with bubbling mozzarella and parmesan cheese! This recipe is guaranteedto convert ANY sprouts hating fan to fall in love (me included)!
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Keto Asparagus – Air Fryer Or Oven

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This Keto Asparagus dish is so simple to create that you will fall in love with it. Crisp, delicate asparagus is properly seasoned and cooked.
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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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EASY Keto Cheesy Asparagus

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The cheese on this asparagus get’s nice a crispy around the edges thanks to our handy cast iron skillet. I love that crunch!
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Keto Garlic Mushrooms

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These creamy garlic mushrooms are another tasty side dish ready in 20 minutes or less.
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Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

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In less than 20 minutes, mushrooms sautéed in a creamy garlic butter sauce create the ideal keto-friendly side dish.
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Crispy Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts – Low Carb | Keto

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Learn how to make crispy parmesan roasted Brussels sprouts with this easy recipe. They are the perfect and easy side dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any special occasion. This basic recipe is super customizable with your favorite seasonings, low carb, and keto-friendly -so delicious!
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Creamy Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

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Saute tender brussels sprouts with crispy bacon and a creamy cheese sauce for a low-carb side dish you won’t soon forget.
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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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Sautéed Zucchini

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This quick and easy low-carb Sautéed Zucchini combines onions, mushrooms, zucchini, and garlic with a few common dried herbs and spices for a great healthy side dish that goes with chicken, beef steak, pork, and salmon. It comes together in less than 15 minutes and is a tried and true family favorite. 
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Keto Parmesan Zucchini Chips

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These crispy keto zucchini chips are so good. It’s one of my favorite side dishes to make when zucchini are in season.
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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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Baked Turnip Fries (+ AirFryer)

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These turnip fries are a great low carb alternative to regular potato fries!
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Turnip au Gratin

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Turnip au gratin is the best low carb side dish that successfully replaces potatoes. This turnip gratin is rich, creamy, and comforting. It’s the perfect side dish for holiday dinners and extremely easy to whip up.
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Crispy Baked Radish Chips

Radish chips are a great low carb alternative to potato chips. This recipe boils thin slices of radishes to soften and then deep fries them until golden.
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Garlic Parmesan Roasted Radishes

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These garlic parmesan roasted radishes are infused with rosemary and are a great low carb alternative for potatoes. The perfect keto side dish and only 2g net carbs!
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20 Minute Creamy Broccoli with Bacon

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Creamy Broccoli with Bacon is that one-pan side dish that is devoured by the whole family and pairs perfectly with tons of main courses. This broccoli recipe is infused with garlic and parmesan, and it's super quick to make. You’ll instantly fall in love with this Garlic Parmesan Broccoli.
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Creamy Keto Cucumber Salad is the perfect low carb and gluten free summer side dish to serve at barbecues, cookouts, and potlucks. The crunchy cucumbers are cool and refreshing, while the lemony dressing is creamy, herbaceous, and tangy. This simple, healthy salad is fresh, flavorful and a cinch to quickly prepare.
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Keto Skillet Green Beans

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Rich, creamy, flavorful and made from wholesome ingredients, this recipe is heavenly.
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Healthy Low Carb Keto Zucchini Fritters

These zucchini fritters are extremely easy to make, low in carbs and family friendly. Keto zucchini pancakes that are delicious served warm with sour cream, fantastic for meal prep and perfect snack for summer.
These Keto Low Carb Zucchini Fritters are not only incredibly easy to make but are also the perfect crowd-pleasing treat, suitable for everyone in the family. Transform fresh zucchini into delightful zucchini patties that are simply irresistible when served warm with a dollop of sour cream. A perfect zucchini fritters recipe to bring some summer flavor to your meal prep or as a low-carb snack option.
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Keto Onion Rings

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If you’re looking for something crunchy and yummy to serve with your keto burgers this summer, give keto onion rings a try.
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Quick and Easy Keto Cheese Chips

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Extremely easy to make keto cheese chips. Great for killing cravings, dipping and sharing with friends. Even better than potato chips, but lower and carbs and unhealthy fats.
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Avocado Deviled Eggs

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Avocado Deviled Eggs is a brilliant and easy way to spice up the appetizer party platter with a unique twist on an old favorite.
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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Avocado Fries

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Avocado Fries- this two ingredient low carb snack is so delicious. Salty and crispy on the outside and wonderfully creamy on the inside.
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Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

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Learn how to make these simple and impressive Baked Parmesan Tomatoes that are perfect as a light appetizer or a flavorful side dish. These tomatoes are topped with golden Parmesan and baked to perfection. Ready in just 15 minutes using 5 easy-to-find ingredients, it's a hassle-free recipe that’s sure to impress.
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Garlic Butter Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

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This whole roasted cauliflower is a spectacular keto and low carb side dish. Learn how to roast an entire head of cauliflower with just 5 minutes of prep that tastes incredible, and it’s super easy to make. Ingredients
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Best Ratatouille Recipe

This is the best Ratatouille recipe that's loaded with fresh vegetables, perfect for a meatless meal that's super quick to make. Make a delicious and healthy vegetable stew for a quick delicious summer meal that everyone loves.
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Zucchini Pizza Casserole

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Low carb never tasted so good! Zucchini pizza casserole loaded with a meat sauce, mozzarella and pepperoni. Top with your favorite pizza toppings.
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