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21 Easy Keto Dinner Recipes For The Family To Try Tonight

Are you looking for easy keto dinner recipes for the family?

Many people think the keto diet can be really hard to keep up, especially if you have to cook for someone else in your family. However, it can actually be pretty easy to do when you have the right ingredients and recipes to hand.

These 21 keto dinner recipes for the family are perfect for busy people who need to make something delicious and nutritious in a hurry.


Easy Keto Dinner Recipes: 35 Minutes From Start to Finish

If you’re like me, then you probably love recipes that don’t take hours to make and use simple ingredients.

You know the recipes that I mean… the ones that leave you feeling like…

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That is exactly why the majority of these recipes can be made in under 30 minutes.

In fact, the longest time from the first chop to having the dinner ready is 35 minutes!

If you’re trying to stick to the keto diet then you know how important it is to consume less than 20 net carbs a day at the start of the diet.

So these recipes have got all the information ready for you.

You can also see the list of ingredients needed for each recipe, so if you haven’t got it in the house tonight you don’t need to click through to see the full recipe.

Use this list as your go-to simple keto dinner recipes.


Keto Dinner Recipes For The Family: Beef Recipes


1) Keto Cheeseburger

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This burger has all the best bits of a burger, with a clever keto twist. Using the lettuce leaf to hold it in place makes it super simple to eat but you don’t miss out on any of the great flavors.

Taking only 25 minutes from start to finish, you’ll love how surprisingly easy this one is to make too! Packing 8 grams of net carbs means you should easily be able to have this and stay in ketosis.

How long will it take? 25 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Tomatoes
  • Scallions
  • Avocado
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Fresh cilantro, to taste
  • Ground beef
  • Shredded cheese
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Paprika powder
  • Fresh oregano
  • Butter

Nutrition facts:

1194 kcal | 79% Fat (104g) | 18% Protein (53g) | 3% Carbs (8g net carbs)

Find the full recipe at Diet Doctor


2) Keto Crack Slaw: Egg Roll in a Bowl

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This is exactly what it says on the tin’ egg roll in a bowl’. Nicknamed ‘crack slaw’ due to its addictive nature, this dinner recipe will have you going back for more every time! It has the same great flavours and textures as an egg roll minus all the nasties (flour, sugar, cornstarch and rice).

Essentially this is made in the same way as a stir fry so it is super quick and easy to do, making it perfect for a weeknight dinner. This version is made with ground beef but you can substitute for ground turkey, pork or chicken too.

How long will it take? 15 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Avocado oil
  • Garlic 
  • Fresh ginger
  • Ground beef
  • Sea salt & pepper
  • Coleslaw mix
  • Coconut aminos
  • Sesame oil
  • Green onions

Nutrition facts:

457 kcal | 31g Fat | 33g Protein | 9g Carbs | 7g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Wholesome Yum


3) Low Carb Beef Stir Fry

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Stir-fries are ideal for the keto diet, this one is no exception. Packed simply with meat and vegetables, this is clean eating at its finest. The fresh ginger, avocado oil and coconut aminos give this a delicious flavour and the zucchini noodles are a great addition.

How long will it take? 20 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Zucchini
  • Baby bok choy
  • Broccoli florets
  • Grass-fed flank or skirt steak
  • Ginger
  • Avocado oil
  • Coconut aminos

Nutrition facts:

582 kcal | 36g Fat | 55g Protein | 14g Carbs | 12g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Bulletproof.


4) Steak Fajita Roll-Ups

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This twisted take on steak fajitas will not disappoint. They still contain all of the ingredients that your standard fajitas do with none of the unnecessary carbs. Perfect for the keto diet! The seasoning in this recipe packs a punch, so you can enjoy keto fajitas without skimping on the delicious flavours.

This recipe takes just 30 minutes to make from start to finish, making it very convenient for a weekday meal.

How long will it take? 30 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Chili powder
  • Paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Cumin
  • Dried oregano
  • Salt & pepper
  • Sirloin tip steak 
  • Olive oil
  • Bell peppers
  • Onion
  • Lime
  • Fresh parsley or cilantro
  • Guacamole

Nutrition facts:

200 kcal | 4g Fat | 24g Protein | 8g Carbs | 4g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Diet Hood


5) Korean Ground Beef Bowl

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This version of a traditional Korean dish is extremely tasty. Traditionally, Korean marinades contain a lot of sugar but this one has revamped to create a delicious dinner with fresh, keto-friendly ingredients. The cauliflower rice is a great substitute and helps to bulk this out a bit making it a filling favourite for all.

You can use frozen cauliflower rice which makes the preparation even easier. Why not give this a go with ground turkey, chicken or pork to mix up the flavours a little.

How long will it take? 20 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Olive oil
  • Cauliflower 
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Ground beef
  • Garlic 
  • Coconut aminos
  • Beef broth
  • Sesame oil
  • Ground ginger
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Green onions 
  • Sesame seeds
  • Cucumber 

Nutrition facts:

513 kcal | 36g Fat | 35g Protein | 12g Carbs | 9g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Wholesome Yum


Keto Dinner Recipes For The Family: Chicken Recipes

6) One Pan Pesto Chicken & Veggies

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This recipe is actually unbelievably easy and quick and the flavours really pack a punch. Basil pesto is the perfect addition to tasty tomatoes and asparagus for a real Mediterranean taste. This is a great dish for a quick weeknight meal and dinner parties alike.

This is ready in 30 minutes from start to finish and even more importantly you only need ONE POT! We think this tastes its best when eaten fresh but when it only takes 30 minutes, what’s stopping you?!

How long will it take? 30 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Olive oil
  • Chicken thighs boneless and skinless
  • Sun-dried tomatoes 
  • Asparagus
  • Basil pesto
  • Cherry tomatoes yellow and red

Nutrition facts:

423kcal | 32g Fat | 23g Protein | 12g Carbs | 8g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Julias Album


7) Cowboy Butter Chicken With Zucchini Noodles

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Missing your favourite takeaways whilst following the keto diet? There is no need to deprive yourself with this delicious keto-friendly butter chicken recipe. It has all the spice and flavour of any other takeaway dish. The zucchini noodles are great low carb alternative to standard noodles or rice.

This only takes 25 minutes to prepare, so again its great for weeknight dinners when time is not on your side. The butter chicken can be pre-prepared and frozen or kept in the fridge until you need it. A hassle-free recipe for a delicious dinner.

How long will it take? 25 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Chicken breasts
  • Zucchini
  • Butter
  • Lemon
  • Garlic
  • Dijon mustard
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Paprika
  • Chicken broth
  • Hot sauce
  • Fresh parsley
  • Freshly chives
  • Thyme
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition facts:

582 kcal | 35g Fat | 59g Protein | 9g Carbs | 6g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Eat Well 101


8) Angel Hair Pasta With Lemon Chicken

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Missing the carbs? Craving pasta or noodles? Look no further! This recipe uses low carb angel hair noodles combined with a delicious twist on a takeaway favourite- lemon chicken. There is just 2g of net carbs in this recipe making it perfect for a keto diet.

This recipe will only take you 20 minutes and the majority of ingredients will already be lurking in your cupboards.

How long will it take? 20 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Angel hair noodles
  • Chicken breast
  • XCT Oil or other cooking oil
  • Garlic
  • Dried oregano
  • Salt
  • Lemon
  • Butter or ghee
  • Collagelatin, or other grass-fed gelatin
  • Fresh oregano to finish (leaves only)

Nutrition facts:

325kcal | 16g Fat | 39g Protein | 3g Carbs | 2g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Bulletproof


9) Bok Choy Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

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Another twist on a delicious takeaway favourite… cashew chicken. Stir-fries are great because they are fast, easy and very healthy. This stir fry is no different. The coconut milk gives it a great creamy taste and the cashew nuts make sure you get all the good fats you need.

This dish only takes 30 minutes to prepare and you really only need 1 pan so you save on the washing up too! This is a firm favourite of ours, give it a go!

How long will it take? 30 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Skinless chicken breasts 
  • Bok choy 
  • Raw cashew pieces
  • Celery
  • Coconut milk 
  • Garlic powder 
  • Shallot 
  • Coconut oil
  • Coconut aminos
  • Fresh cilantro 
  • Salt and pepper 

Nutrition facts:

406 kcal | 29g Fat | 28g Protein | 8g Carbs | 7g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at That’s Low Carb


10) Chicken & Asparagus Stir Fry

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Simple but effective. This stir fry is a real winner for a weeknight dinner. Who needs carbs when you’ve got deliciously tasty and well-seasoned stir-fries at your fingertips?

This will only take you 30 mins to prepare and can be made ahead of time to make it even easier to have a hassle-free dinner.

How long will it take? 30 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Skinless chicken breast
  • Salt & pepper
  • Chicken broth
  • Shoyu or soy sauce
  • Cornstarch
  • Water
  • Grapeseed oil
  • Asparagus
  • Garlic
  • Fresh ginger
  • Lemon

Nutrition facts:

268 kcal | 7.5g Fat | 41g Protein | 10g Carbs | 7.5g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Skinny Taste


Keto Dinner Recipes For The Family: Seafood Recipes

11) Keto Shett Pan Salmon & Asparagus

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This is a firm favourite of ours. It is perfect when entertaining or making a dish for a party or potluck dinner. It is delicious both fresh and warm or chilled. The marinade is delicious and the parmesan adds a creamy taste. Asparagus is always a winner in our house too!

This dish only takes 23 minutes and you can cook it all in the same pan! All you really need to do is season the salmon, arrange it on a tray and stick it in the oven and voila!

How long will it take? 23 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Salmon
  • Sugar-free mayonnaise
  • Dijon mustard
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Asparagus
  • Salt & pepper
  • Lemons
  • Chopped parsley

Nutrition facts:

258 kcal | 16g Fat | 27g Protein | 5g Carbs | 3g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at I Breathe I’m Hungry


12) Creamy Fish Casserole

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You may think that when you are on a keto diet you can’t enjoy some of your favourite dishes. For example, a classic fish pie would be out the question due to the mashed potato but this creamy fish casserole gives you all the flavour and richness of a fish pie, without the carbs. Delicious!

This dish will only take 30 minutes from start to finish. It looks professional but it is so simple to make, making it perfect for a dinner party or that Sunday afternoon family dinner.

How long will it take? 30 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Olive oil
  • Broccoli
  • Scallions
  • Small capers
  • Butter
  • Whitefish
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Dijon mustard
  • Salt & pepper
  • Dried parsley
  • Butter

For serving

  • 5 oz. leafy greens

Nutrition facts:

797 kcal | 67g Fat | 39g Protein | 13g Carbs | 8g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Diet Doctor


13) Garlic Butter Baked Salmon in Foil

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Baking in foil is one of the easiest and simplest ways to cook Salmon. The foil keeps all the flavours and seasoning where they should be and results in deliciously flakey cooked salmon. The garlic butter is so simple to make, you can literally have it ready in minutes.

Taking only 25 minutes, this keto dinner recipe is a weeknight favourite and best made fresh. You can always mix up the garlic butter ahead of time to make the process even easier.

How long will it take? 25 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Salmon
  • Lemon
  • Butter
  • Garlic
  • Salt & pepper
  • Italian seasoning
  • Red pepper flakes 
  • Chopped parsley

Nutrition facts:

265 kcal | 14g Fat | 31g Protein | 1.6g Carbs | 1g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Little Spice Jar


14) Scampi Shrimp Recipe

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This recipe uses summer squash noodles instead of your standard linguine to keep it low carb without scrimping on taste. The shrimp combined with butter and chilli is a perfect combination. This meal will truly leave you feeling satisfied.

This meal will take 30 minutes to prepare and part of that time includes preparing your summer squash noodles, so really it takes no time at all. Perfect for a quick and easy filling keto-friendly dinner.

How long will it take? 30 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Squash
  • Butter unsalted
  • Chicken broth
  • Lemon juice or white wine
  • Red chili flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Shrimp
  • Parsley
  • Garlic

Nutrition facts:

334 kcal | 13g Fat | 48g Protein | 8.5g Carbs | 6g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Ketogasm


15) Keto Poached Butter Shrimp

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Shrimp can often be boiled to within an inch of its life or drowned by rich sauces. In this recipe, the shrimp are poached in a delicious buttery sauce and seasoned with a few flavours to ensure a fresh, delicious taste.

You can serve this dish as an appetiser or a main with zucchini noodles or asparagus to bulk it out a bit. When it takes just 25 minutes to make, there really is nothing to lose.

How long will it take? 25 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Shrimp
  • Butter
  • Water
  • Bay leaf
  • Oregano
  • Lemon
  • Basil to garnish
  • Salt to taste

Nutrition facts:

304 kcal | 27g Fat | 13g Protein | 0.5g Carbs | 0.5g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Bulletproof


Keto Dinner Recipes For The Family: Salad Recipes

16) Halloumi Salad

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You may have already noticed that the keto diet tends to be very meat and fish rich so it is nice to have a couple of vegetarian options up your sleeve for weekday meals. Halloumi is a personal favourite of ours and this salad is no exception. It is simple but very effective.

20 minutes is all you need to create this mouthwatering salad. Most of the ingredients are things that you will already have so no need to buy anything obscure or fancy for this one.

How long will it take? 20 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Haloumi Cheese
  • Iceberg Lettuce
  • Olive Oil
  • Cherry Tomato
  • Cauliflower Rice
  • Lemon Peel
  • Oregano
  • Peppermint
  • Pine Nuts
  • Lemon Juice
  • Garlic
  • Cucumber

Nutrition facts:

367 kcal | 31g Fat | 16g Protein | 9g Carbs | 6.5g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Carb Manager


17) Tex Mex Chicken Salad

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Mixing your favourite Mexican food whilst on the keto diet? Look no further, this Tex Mex salad combines delicious flavours to create a great alternative. Served on a bed of delicious lettuce, this salad will keep you coming back for more.

The recipe takes 25 minutes to prepare and cook, another quick and easy recipe! This is perfect for dinner but can also be prepared and kept in a container for lunch on the go the next day.

How long will it take? 25 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Chili powder
  • Cumin
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • Ground mustard
  • Lime
  • Chicken breasts 
  • Butter
  • Bell peppers 
  • Red onion 
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Lime
  • Avocado

Nutrition facts:

546 kcal | 41g Fat | 29g Protein | 12g Carbs | 8g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Life Made Sweeter


18) Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Salad

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Another insanely simple and delicious salad dish for a family feast. The ingredients are all fresh and work well together to ensure maximum flavour. The avocado provides you with the essential fats you need when on a keto diet whilst the shrimp takes care of the protein.

With virtually no cooking (except the shrimp of course) this salad takes no time at all to prepare. 15 minutes is all you need to create this fantastic salad.

How long will it take? 15 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Large shrimp
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Cucumber
  • Red onions
  • Rd bell pepper
  • Avocado
  • Parsley
  • Lemon
  • Salt and black pepper

Nutrition facts:

319 kcal | 24g Fat | 18g Protein | 11g Carbs | 5g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Prima Vera Kitchen


Keto Dinner Recipes For The Family: Soup Recipes

19) Keto Veggie Soup

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This one is perfect as the nights draw in and the weather gets cooler. Everyone loves a delicious hearty bowl of soup and this is no exception. With the Italian seasoning, this soup reminds me of a classic minestrones soup, made low carb.

This will take you around 35 minutes to prepare and can be refrigerated or frozen for when you need it most, making it completely hassle-free and convenient.

How long will it take? 35 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Olive oil
  • Onion 
  • Bell peppers 
  • Garlic
  • Cauliflower
  • Green beans 
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Chicken broth 
  • Italian seasoning
  • Bay leaves
  • Sea salt & pepper

Nutrition facts:

79 kcal | 2g Fat | 2g Protein | 11g Carbs | 8g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Wholesome Yum


20) Low Carb Creamy Chicken Mushroom Soup

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Here we have another delicious hearty soup for those winter days. Mushroom soup has to be creamy and this recipe does not disappoint. The flavours are amazing and will really satisfy your hunger.

Taking just 33 minutes to prepare, this is perfect for a Saturday or Sunday night tea. Keep the leftovers and take them to work for your lunch the next day.

How long will it take? 33 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Unsalted butter
  • Sweet onion
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Mushrooms
  • Fresh chopped rosemary
  • Dried thyme
  • Dry sherry
  • Boneless chicken breast
  • Chicken broth
  • Heavy cream
  • Cornstarch 
  • Chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition facts:

215 kcal | 12g Fat | 16g Protein | 9g Carbs | 8g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at A Spicy Perspective


21) Keto Chicken Soup

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Who doesn’t love a bowl of delicious chicken soup? The celery is this soup really gives it the edge and adds a huge amount of flavour. The riced cauliflower helps to bulk out the soup, keeping you feeling fuller for longer.

Quick and easy to make, no hassle, perfect for a delicious family dinner or when entertaining friends.

How long will it take? 32 mins

What ingredients will you need? 

  • Avocado oil
  • Celery
  • Onions
  • Salt and pepper
  • Garlic
  • Dried thyme leaves
  • Paprika
  • Chicken broth
  • Chicken thighs
  • Riced cauliflower

Nutrition facts:

196 kcal | 10.5g Fat | 26g Protein | 6g Carbs | 4g Net Carbs

Find the full recipe at Healthy Seasonal Recipes


Keto Dinner Recipes for the Family Summary

There it is, 21 quick and simple keto dinner recipes to satisfy the needs of your family. Our aim is to make your life easier by providing you with a range of diverse recipes in the hope that you will find some keto family dinner recipes that work for you.

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