7 Easy Keto Low Carb Salad Recipes

I was never a fan of salads until  I got on the keto diet. Making the switch to low carb foods made me interested in exploring healthier foods choices and adding more green options to my daily menu.

Along the way, I learned a myriad of ways to make delicious salads that not only nutritious but also keto-approved.

In today’s post, I’ll share with you a bunch of my favorite keto-friendly salad recipes, including everything from tasty side salads to entire meals.

If you’re looking for a fat-packed and delicious on-the-go keto salad options, add these recipes to your daily menu.

The following salads are loaded with plenty of healthy fats, nutrients, and flavors to keep you sated and fueled all through the day.

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Recipe – 1 Low Carb Broccoli Cauliflower Salad with Bacon & Mayo

This keto broccoli salad is filling and very low in carbs. It’s also loaded with flavor and takes just 10 minutes to throw together, resulting in a super colorful, simple, and great for any occasion.

The following salad tastes great, even after sitting in the fridge overnight. For more taste, you can add a creamy, tangy dressing.

Ingredients

  • Fresh thyme
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Mayonaise
  • Lemon juice
  • Sea salt and pepper

Recipe – 2 Keto Caesar Salad

Although I used to eat salads once in a blue moon, I don’t remember shying away from Caesar salads.

The traditional way of making them consists of chopped romaine lettuce with crispy croutons draped in cheesy parmesan dressing with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and anchovies.

The keto variation has a lot of parmesan cheese, crisp romaine lettuce and chicken tossed in a delicious and out-of-this-world keto-approved homemade caesar dressing.

What’s more?

It’s also simple to make. Just remember to add extra cheese to your salad, and use low-carb croutons.

Ingredients

  • Romaine lettuce
  • Slices of chicken or bacon cooked and crumbled
  • Shredded parmesan cheese
  • Gluten-free garlic croutons (check the recipe here)
  • Sea salt & pepper
  • Tomato
  • Cucumber
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Chicken breast
  • Olive oil

Dressing

  • Mayonnaise
  • Lemon juice
  • Dijon mustard
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • Fresh black pepper
  • Garlic clove
  • Mustard powder
  • Sea salt and pepper

Recipe – 3 Zucchini Noodle Salad With Cheese & Tomatoes

If you don’t already have spiralizer, then this recipe should be the reason to get one.

The following is my favorite healthy recipe using raw spiralized deli veggies, avocado, cucumber, and a low carb dressing of your choice.

This salad is the perfect low-carb, with pasta replacement.

If you already have cooked bacon or turkey on hand, no cooking needed.

Ingredients

You’ll need a spiralizer to make zucchini noodles. I love this one from Amazon.

  • Zucchini
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Shredded cheese
  • Mozzarella pearls
  • Fresh basil
  • Dressing
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Garlic powder
  • Sea salt and pepper.

Recipe – 4 Low Carb Taco Salad

Are you missing tacos on the keto diet?

Well, you still can have your tacos without the carbs.

The following salad is made with some of the keto-friendliest foods out there, including ground turkey, avocado, olives, and lettuce. It’s ideal for lunch, dinner, or as a side dish.

This recipe uses natural ingredients that are low in carbs, easy to make, absolutely mouthwatering.

Ingredients

  • Ground beef
  • Chili powder
  • Avocado
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Tomatoes
  • ground cumin
  • Dried parsley
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Sour cream
  • Garlic powder
  • Green onions

The seasoning

  • Cumin
  • Chili powder
  • Paprika
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Black pepper
  • Oregano

Recipe – 5 Keto salad Niçoise

The classic niçoise contains a lot of potatoes, green beans, and other non-keto ingredients.

This next take on this classic delight is loaded with nutrients and flavors. It also addresses the extra carbs and adds in a dose of healthy fats.

Keto salad niçoise is a fantastic option for an easy-to-me yet satisfying lunch or dinner and is perfect for meal prepping.

For more flavor, serve on a bed of zucchini noodles.

Ingredients

  • Ground black pepper
  • Chopped garlic
  • Eggs
  • Celery root
  • Green beans
  • Olive oil
  • Tomatoes

Dressing

  • Dijon mustard
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • anchovies
  • Small capers
  • Mayonnaise
  • fresh parsley
  • olive oil
  • minced garlic clove
  • lemon juice

Recipe – 6 Greek Salad

Also, knowns Horiatriki, a Greek Salad, is the ideal example of healthy Mediterranean cuisine.

Broadly, it’s already keto-approved, as long as there no gluten or bread added to the recipe. It’s a delicious low-carb dish for any time of the day or week.

The secret to making great greek salads is simplicity and using the freshest keto-friendly ingredients you can find.

Ingredients

  • Tomato
  • Green capsicum
  • Cucumber
  • Red onion
  • Green bell pepper
  • Fet cheese
  • Dried oregano
  • black Greek olives
  • Olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Recipe – 7 Grilled Eggplant Salad

The following eggplant-based salad is easy and delicious and will go well with any meat, especially grilled meat. This is what makes the perfect side dish for any summer barbecue.

For more flavor and taste, add in some smoke almonds if possible.

Ingredients

  • Eggplants
  • Olive oil
  • fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Garlic powder
  • Lemon juice
  • fresh mint
  • Anchovies
  • Tomatoes
  • smoked or roast almonds
  • Sea salt and pepper

Conclusion

There you have it!

The above ketogenic salad recipes are all you need to add some textures and a lot of greens to your low carb eating menu. I hope you like them.

Please feel free to leave your questions and keto recipe ideas in the section below.

In the meantime thank you for reading my post.

Keep Eating Healthy.

David D.

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