Don’t have an idea what to eat for lunch? Are you bored and tired of eating the same exact thing every single day? Say no more, because we’ve got 50 Keto Lunch Ideas for you to choose from.
They’re all meal prep friendly, so you can grab them on the go or have them ready whenever you need. Whether you’re a fan of grilled chicken, tuna salad, lettuce boats or something more sweet, I’m sure you’ll find more than a few ideas for yourself.
Top 50 Keto Lunch Recipes
Keto Butter Chicken
This has been one of the most popular recipes on our food blog since we first created it over 5 years ago. Butter chicken is a classic Indian recipe, which we’ve added our twist to.
Fathead Keto Pizza
If you’re new to keto then fathead pizza is a recipe you simply need to try. For many people it is the first recipe they tried that made them believe keto was a diet they could stick to for the long run. This tastes just as good as a real pizza and is even easier to make!
Keto Egg Roll In A Bowl
Missing egg rolls on keto? No worries, this low carb diet friendly Keto Egg Roll In A Bowl Recipe will quickly become one of your favorite keto lunch recipes. All you need is about 15 minutes of your time and a few ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.
Keto Mug Cakes
While not your traditional lunch recipe, in our house mug cakes are fair game any time of day. You can make these moist, delicious treats in about 3 minutes with just a few simple ingredients and a microwave. Give all of our different flavored recipes a try and see which one you like best.
Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
While this is more of a side dish, no one is going to blame you if you eat it for a meal. Surprisingly, cauliflower is a great replacement for the calorie dense and nutrition sparse noodles typically used in mac and cheese recipes. Give this one a try, I think you will be impressed.
Keto Chicken Tenders
This is a favorite of our 3 year old son Theo. He loves the crispy exterior, and most of all he loves the fact that he can carry these chicken tenders around with him while he plays.
Keto Sushi Roll
For a delicious, unconventional keto lunch idea grab this Keto Sushi Roll Recipe. Instead of rice, it has cauliflower to keep the overall carb count as low as possible.
Keto Shrimp Curry
Grab this Keto Shrimp Curry Recipe made with coconut milk for a creamy lunch recipe. It’s low carb and packed with protein to keep you full for longer.
Vegan Keto Meal Replacement Bars
Sometimes instead of sitting down for a meal you need something you can grab and go. These meal replacements bars not only provide you with the energy to make it to your next meal, the are vegan and vegetarian friendly.
Keto Big Mac Salad
Craving fast food but you can’t eat it because you’re keto? This Keto Big Mac Salad Recipe is made with ground beef and will totally blow your mind. It’s healthy, nutritious and incredibly tasty.
Keto Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Love spicy foods? Try this Keto Buffalo Chicken Meatballs Recipe. It’s a perfect low carb lunch option for meal prep. All you need to do is make your meatballs ahead of time and then toss them into the homemade keto buffalo sauce.
Low Carb Buffalo Chicken Burgers
This is a classic amongst the keto community. If you have leftover chicken there is no better recipe to make for lunch. By combining cream cheese, chicken, cheese and some hot sauce, you come away with a chicken burger that tastes exactly like buffalo wings.
Keto Cauliflower Fried Rice
Try this Keto Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe if you’re a fan of cauliflower rice. We already know that cauliflower can take on many roles, and here it did just that. Plus, it’s perfect for keto vegetarians.
Keto Stuffed Peppers
One of my favorite lunch recipes, this Keto Stuffed Peppers Recipe is perfect if you need to pack something up for work or a long drive. Make it ahead of time with your choice of meat and enjoy on the go.
Keto Salad – 10 Ways
Salads are the perfect, refreshing lunch recipe. Check out our comprehensive post on variations of keto salads. We go into what you should look for in store bought dressings, as well as how to make your own. My personal favorite is the cobb salad, since it has the highest density of delicious toppings!
Keto Curry Egg Salad
Take a look at this easy Keto Curry Egg Salad Recipe. It’s keto friendly, easy to make and most of all, quick! I’m a huge egg salad fan, so if prepping lunches ahead of time is kinda tricky for you this tasty recipe will become one of your favorites.
While a quiche is more of a breakfast or brunch recipe, we often make this one for lunch. We add some maple flavoring to it so it resembles one of my all time favorite breakfast foods – a McGriddle from McDonalds!
Keto Bacon Cheddar Cheese Soup
If you’re a fan of keto lunch soups, you’ll absolutely love this Keto Bacon Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipe. It’s creamy, delicious and full of flavor. Serve with crispy bacon, lots of shredded cheddar cheese and some chives.
Gyros are somewhat complicated to make, but once you have this recipe down you will keep coming back to it. Not only is the bread the perfect texture for a pita sandwich, but the meat is perfectly spiced with the Greek flavors you love in a gyro.
Keto Crispy Bacon Egg Cups
If you can eat eggs at any time of the day, take a look at this Keto Crispy Bacon Egg Cups Recipe. It’s perfect for meal prep since you can keep them in the fridge for a few days and pick one or two up whenever you’re feeling hungry.
Air Fryer Pork Chops
The Air Fryer is our best friend when we want to throw something quick together for lunch that will taste great. Another bonus is that clean up is always minimal with air fryer recipes. These pork chops come out crispy and delicious.
Keto Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps
This Keto Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe uses liquid aminos instead of soy sauce for a healthier, keto version. Pack it up for lunch or leave it for dinner for later, they’re absolutely delicious either way.
Keto Taco Salad Casserole
Try this Keto Taco Salad Casserole Recipe with a dollop of sour cream and some low carb fresh salsa. If you’re not a fan of cilantro, simply substitute it with chopped chives.
Keto Pecan Muffins
Calling all muffin lovers! This Keto Pecan Muffins Recipe is easy to make and takes less than 40 minutes. You can store these for a few days and grab them whenever you’re feeling hungry around noon.
Keto Deviled Eggs
And if you’re not a fan of a classic egg salad, check out this Keto Devilled Eggs Recipe. Lots of protein, lots of fat and almost no carbs. If you’re looking for quick and easy low carb lunch ideas, this one will definitely hit the spot. Plus, you can customize it to your liking with additional ingredients such as bacon or cheese.
Homemade Keto Pasta
Did you know you can make keto pasta from scratch with just 3 ingredients? This recipe is one one of our favorites. Be sure to read the instructions and notes carefully, because there is a technique that needs to be followed for making these successfully.
Keto Broccoli Salad
Grab this Keto Broccoli Salad Recipe if you want a healthy and nutritious lunch in one bowl. This broccoli salad contains a bit of mayo, apple cider vinegar, bacon and sunflower seeds for an extra delicious crunch.
Keto Broccoli Cheese Soup
Since we’re on a broccoli roll, check out this Keto Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe. Perfectly cheesy, comforting lunch recipe ideal to warm you up on a chilly day.
Keto Stuffed Avocado
All you need is 3 ingredients to make this Keto Stuffed Avocado Recipe. Grab an avocado, shredded chicken and some queso fresco. Then all you need to do is pop it in the oven for 20 minutes at 350. If you love easy keto recipes, this one’s for you!
Keto Teriyaki Chicken
Make this Keto Teriyaki Chicken Recipe ahead of time and eat it with cauliflower rice. You can definitely make this combo a part of your meal prep for days to come. Hands down one of my favorite keto lunch recipes.
Keto Rotisserie Chicken Salad
Got some leftover chicken? Use it in this Keto Rotisserie Chicken Salad Recipe. Your whole family will love this recipe and won’t even realise it’s keto. You can eat it for lunch or dinner, it’s completely up to you.
Keto Cashew Chicken
Cashew Chicken is the unsung hero of Asian cuisine. You get the toasty flavors of cashews and sesame seeds along with the traditional Asian flavors of garlic and ginger. Give this recipe a try if you’re looking for something new!
Keto Cream Cheese Bread
Can’t say no to sandwiches? With this Keto Cream Cheese Bread Recipe you don’t have to! You can eat it with an egg salad, a chicken salad or your favorite low carb spread.
Keto Chicken And Veggie Stir Fry
As easy as it gets, this Keto Chicken And Veggie Stir Fry Recipe is perfect for anyone who doesn’t like to spend more than 15 minutes making their lunch. There’s no soy sauce here, but liquid aminos give this dish that tasty umami feel.
Keto Crab Cakes
If you want your keto meal plan to feature appetizing food, try these keto crap cakes. All you need is a little bit of lemon juice on top to serve and you’re set. Plus, two of these crab cakes have less than 1g of net carbs!
Keto Fajita Chicken Salad
This Keto Fajita Chicken Salad Recipe has so many delicious flavors, it’s surely one of my favorite keto lunch ideas. I usually grab it on the go whenever I have to run out to the office for more than a few hours. Plus, it’s an awesome meal prep dish.
Keto Mexican Shredded Chicken
Make this Keto Mexican Shredded Chicken Recipe ahead of time on the stove or using a slow cooker. It’s really tasty, full of different flavors and easy to make. Eat it on its own or wrap it in salad leaves.
Keto Cannoli Cream
If you’re idea of a midday snack equals a sweet, low carb desserts, try this Keto Cannoli Cream Recipe. You can put it in a jar and take it to work or just make it ahead of time and store it in the fridge as one of your keto lunch ideas. Plus, one entire portion is only 4g of net carbs.
Keto Tuna Salad – KetoConnect
Try this Keto Tuna Salad Recipe for a classic meal. You can customize it to your liking by adding some hot sauce or more pepper. Eat it with celery, keto friendly bagels or on its own.
Keto Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
I feel like the moment you add bacon to recipes, they instantly just get better. This Keto Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Recipe is a great option for a quick and easy lunch. All you need to do is grab asparagus, wrap it in bacon and bake at 425 for 15 minutes. That’s all!
Keto Orange Chicken
This Keto Orange Chicken Recipe is perfectly sweet, tangy and juicy at the same time. You can make it for lunch or for dinner, it’s up to you. Truly one of my favorite low carb recipes ever!
Missing carbs on keto? You don’t have to anymore with this Keto Bagels Recipe. Make these to go and eat with all kinds of different, low carb friendly cream cheese variations.
Keto Pad Thai
Pad Thai is one of the harder recipes to make keto friendly, but we’ve done it! We use shirataki noodles to replicate the noodles in a classic Pad Thai, and combine them with all of the traditional flavors you know and love.
Zero Carb Chicken Crust Pizza
This one is a bit more intimidating, but it is my personal favorite version of keto pizza. Using canned chicken, an egg, and a little bit of cheese you can create a crispy pizza crust that the whole family will love.
Keto Cauliflower Salad
Missing potato salad, but you’re on a low carb diet? Grab this Keto Cauliflower Salad Recipe and enjoy it with crunchy bacon and hard boiled eggs for an extra protein kick.
Keto Chicken Parmesan
This Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe is an awesome option for meal prep. Prepare it ahead of time and keep it in the fridge until you want to take a bite. Then simply reheat it for a minute or two and eat with a side salad or cauliflower fried rice.
Keto Chocolate Milk
Sometimes you just need a little something with some flavor to keep you productive without stopping for a full meal. This chocolate milk is perfect for a mid day pick me up until having a bigger meal later on in the day.
Keto Gluten Free Fathead Empanadas
You’ll absolutely love this Keto Fathead Empanadas Recipe. If there is one keto recipe I’d recommend for meal prep, it’s definitely this one. You’ll get all the flavor and the convenience because all you need to do is just pack them up into containers when you’re done making them.
Keto Strawberry Smoothie
Try this Keto Strawberry Smoothie Recipe for a quick and light lunch idea. It has a creamy avocado base and a rich strawberry flavor. Plus, it’s totally low carb.
Keto Blueberry Muffins
You can make this Keto Blueberry Muffins Recipe in no time. It takes only about 30 minutes to make and one generously-sized muffin is only 3g of net carbs.
Do you have a favorite easy keto lunch recipe?
Keeping stable blood sugar levels throughout the day is an important aspect of health. A keto friendly lunch that is filling and nutritious can go a long way towards achieving this goal. Let us know in the comments what do you enjoy eating on the go or during the day!