Quick keto meals in 20 minutes or less

Time is precious, but we still want to eat healthy and delicious food. Below, we’ve gathered our favorite keto recipe for lunch and dinner, which you can prepare in 20 minutes or less.

Once you discover your favorite combinations, you can enjoy these quick and filling keto meals over and over. Or, if you want to try something you haven’t made, you can browse our advanced recipe search for new and exciting dishes that fit your exact preferences.

Top ingredients for quick meals: Deli meat
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Avocado
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Avocado
Top ingredients for quick meals: Avocado
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Variety of low-carb vegetables
Top ingredients for quick meals: Eggs
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Top ingredients for quick meals: Mayonnaise
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Top ingredients for quick meals: Olive oil
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Healthy fats
Top ingredients for quick meals:  Variety of cheeses
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Variety of cheeses
Top ingredients for quick meals: Canned tuna
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Canned fish

Want more than just recipes? Check out this helpful guide: 6 ways to stay low carb or keto when you don’t want to cook.

Quick keto lunches

Here are our top-rated keto lunch recipes that you can prepare in minutes. When buying pre-prepared ingredients, remember to check the labels, as some products may contain extra sugars and starches.

Our top 10-minute keto lunches

These 10-min keto lunches are perfect for beginners — or for times when turning on the stove seems like too much.

1. Keto turkey brie salad sub

Are you craving a big, juicy sub? Look no further. We have put together the ultimate low-carb flavor sensation for you. It doesn’t get any easier than this.


2. Keto roast beef and cheddar plate

Meaty roast beef, cheese, and avocado with crunchy radishes and scallions? Yes, please. This colorful plate is proof that creating keto meals doesn’t have to be complicated.


3. Keto mortadella and Brie plate

You can’t go wrong with real food on a plate: cold cuts, anchovies, cheese, olives, and greens. Simple and delicious.


4. Grilled halloumi and avocado

Be prepared for a flavor explosion! Salty, fried halloumi paired with avocado, cucumber, and pistachios — topped with sour cream and tart lemon juice. Pro tip? Fry your halloumi in advance to save even more time.


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Our top 20-minute keto lunches

Do you have few extra minutes to make a hot cooked lunch but still want something easy to prepare? Here are our top keto lunches, ready in under 20 minutes.

1. Zucchini salmon fritters

This is one of our favorite quick and easy keto lunches. Pair these crunchy beauties with homemade tartar sauce, or buy the sauce premade to save time. (Make sure to check the label!)


2. Keto skillet pizza

So fast, tasty and easy, you’ll wonder, Why didn’t I think of this? The hardest part of making this recipe is waiting for the skillet pizza to cool.


3. Ground beef plate

Ground beef, shredded cheddar cheese, and fresh veggies. A perfect well-rounded keto meal. Chop your veggies in advance to save even more time.


4. Pork and green pepper stir-fry

Switch things up with this quick stir-fry. Pork, pepper, scallions, and almonds come together for a delicious flavor combination. Make a double batch for lunch tomorrow.


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Quick keto dinners

We get it. After a long day, preparing a complicated keto dinner often isn’t an option. That’s why we’ve curated our top quick dinner recipes that are not only delicious but are on the table in under 20 minutes.

Our top 15-minute keto dinners

Here are our top keto dinners that will be on the table in 15 minutes or less. Think: low-carb egg recipes, bunless burgers, and more. Keep reading and stay on the right track with your keto diet.

1. Keto baked eggs

Whip up this tasty one-pan dish anytime — breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Clean up is as easy as cooking and eating.


2. Tuna and avocado salad

Tuna, avocado, red pepper, and onion tossed in a tart lime and olive oil dressing — a quick, fresh, and budget-friendly meal in under 15 minutes.


3. Tex-Mex burger plate

Real food on a plate. A Tex-Mex burger. Cheese. Lettuce. Avocado. Because a keto dinner doesn’t have to be complicated to taste great.


4. Keto mushroom omelet

This hearty omelet is super healthy and takes just minutes to make! Fresh mushrooms make a delicious filling.


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Our top 20-minute keto dinners

Just a few extra minutes can open up a whole new world of options! Our top 20-minute keto dinners are just the place to expand your creativity in the kitchen.

1. Fried chicken with broccoli

Say “yes” to chicken with this tasty one-skillet wonder. Buttery chicken and broccoli have all of the flavors, none of the fuss.


2. Chili-covered salmon with spinach

This salmon with chili cheese mayo and sauteed spinach is elegant, simple, and delicious.


3. Chicken pesto zoodle salad

It is a Mediterranean feast, combining all of those classic flavors of chicken, basil, tomato, and feta in a fresh and delicious salad. Make a double batch for lunch or dinner tomorrow.


4. Spicy shrimp salad

Hot shrimp with smooth avocado and crunchy cucumber, combined with a delicious ginger and garlic dressing. It’s the perfect dinner salad.


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