Italian plate

Italian plate

Real food on a plate. Prosciutto. Mozzarella. Tomatoes and olives. Because a keto dinner doesn't have to be complicated.

Italian plate

Real food on a plate. Prosciutto. Mozzarella. Tomatoes and olives. Because a keto dinner doesn't have to be complicated.
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 6 oz. (1½ cups) 170 g (350 ml) fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 6 oz. 170 g prosciutto, sliced
  • 2 (8 oz.) 2 (230 g) tomatotomatoes
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 10 green olives
  • salt and pepper
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Instructions

  1. Put tomatoes, prosciutto, cheese and olives on a plate. Serve with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Tip!

Swap out the prosciutto for another fatty Italian deli meat. Soppresata, coppa, or speck come to mind. What's your favorite?

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19 comments

  1. Peg
    I don't understand how you are supposed to consume the olive oil with this meal. Do you just dip each of the other ingredients into the oil?
  2. Benjamin
    I would drizzle the olive oil all over everything EXCEPT for the deli meant. You could also use some low-carb veggies and serve with a classic bagna cauda. Artichokes and sardines would also be good to add to this. My wife and I have this all the time and refer to it as "snack dinner".
  3. Mary
    This is delish! Yes, drizzle the olive oil and season with the salt and pepper.
  4. Phil
    I just built the meal on a plate covered in spinach (>1oz) poured the olive oil on and few shots of vinegar.
    Added added about .5 of a net carb. .8 protein and 7 calories.
  5. Sophie
    Can you have these keto plates for lunch? or are these better to have only for dinner? If I have the Italian keto plate for lunch then could I have the Keto chicken and Feta cheese plate or Keto tuna plate for dinner? Just confused if the meals are interchangeable or should be reserved for certain times.
    Thanks
    Replies: #6, #7
  6. Angela
    I have this same question if anyone knows the answer!
    Reply: #8
  7. Angela
    I have this same question if anyone knows the answer!

    Can you have these keto plates for lunch? or are these better to have only for dinner? If I have the Italian keto plate for lunch then could I have the Keto chicken and Feta cheese plate or Keto tuna plate for dinner? Just confused if the meals are interchangeable or should be reserved for certain times.
    Thanks

  8. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor
    The meals are all pretty interchangeable! On our meal plans, we will frequently call for dinner leftovers to be saved for lunch the next day.
  9. Lori
    We made this for lunch. It is easy to assemble ahead of time and filling. Only thing we will change is to cook the prosciutto as the texture was not our thing.
  10. Marcin
    It's perfect for those days when you don't have time (or willpower) for cooking. For me, it's difficult to keep on my diet when I'm really hungry and have no time to cook, so recipe like this is a real saviour. No more excuses :) Simple, but good quality ingredients make it delicious.
  11. Shirley
    You can change the meals around any way you like. Just watch your total carb count for the day. :)
  12. Thien Tri Tran Ngoc
    I cant eat tomato, is there anything i can change for tomato?
    Reply: #13
  13. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I cant eat tomato, is there anything i can change for tomato?

    You can just omit it.

  14. Susie
    I make my tomato and mozzarella into a caprese and add a few basil leaves. This is my go to lunch.
    Reply: #15
  15. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I make my tomato and mozzarella into a caprese and add a few basil leaves. This is my go to lunch.

    That's a great idea. Caprese is one of my favorites as well.

  16. Helina
    Can you use burrata cheese instead of mozzarella?
    Reply: #17
  17. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Can you use burrata cheese instead of mozzarella?

    Burrata would be an EXCELLENT substitution in this dish. Enjoy!

  18. Yoshauna
    I do not eat olives of any kind and I know they are included for healthy fat and salt. I will omit them, but I am curious if I should substitute them with something instead. This is for all of the recipes with olives. Thank you.
    Reply: #19
  19. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I do not eat olives of any kind and I know they are included for healthy fat and salt. I will omit them, but I am curious if I should substitute them with something instead. This is for all of the recipes with olives. Thank you.

    You could try macadamia nuts instead.

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