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Who said salads have to be boring? Just because you’re trying to cut back on carbs, doesn’t mean you have to settle for plain old boring salads.
You can still enjoy the best of super delicious and mouth-watering keto salads that’ll keep you in ketosis, satisfy your cravings and help you lose weight too.
Whether you’re craving a quick and easy throw together lunch, a satisfying healthy dinner or even a simple side dish to accompany your favorite meals,I’ve got you covered.
Here, I’ve gathered 25 incredible low carb and keto salad recipes for you to enjoy. They’re sure to leave you wanting more.
25 Keto salad recipes
1) Low Carb Chicken Salad
This easy, yet delicious keto salad is creamy, rich in flavor and so satisfying. It combines chicken, eggs, dill pickles, mayonnaise and mustard alongside other wonderful ingredients to give it a rich taste and a great texture.
The whole recipe comes together quite quickly in just about 10 minutes and makes a perfect keto lunch idea.
Net carbs per serving: 2g
2) Keto BBQ Salad with Shredded Chicken
You’d have never guessed that this was keto-friendly. Made with a nice sugar-free BBQ sauce, and covered in enough creamy and cheesy goodness, there’s no way anyone could resist this.
You can easily make this ahead of time, and pack for lunch even during those busy weeks.
Net carbs per serving: 5g
3) Keto Shrimp Salad
When it comes to healthy seafood options, you just can’t exclude shrimp. Naturally low in calories, but packed with good nutrients and omega-3 fatty acids, you certainly want to be getting a couple of them in your meals.
Combined with tasty veggies and covered in a rich lemon-mayo dressing, you’ll have a delicious and satisfying lunch/dinner in no time.
4) Mediterranean Low Carb Broccoli Salad
Who says healthy can’t taste good? This simple and super easy Mediterranean broccoli salad is nutrient-rich, loaded with flavor and will leave you wanting more.
5) 5-Ingredient Keto Chicken Salad
Simple is the name of the game when it comes to this healthy low carb salad, but I can assure you, it’s as yummy as can be.
With just 5 simple ingredients and a couple of minutes required, this keto chicken and bacon salad is sure to become one of your weekly favorites.
Net carbs per serving: 3.1g
6) Marinated Zucchini Salad
Not only are zucchinis a super healthy veggie, they’re also a great low carb substitute to many high carb options you might be craving.
This marinated zucchini salad with black olives, artichoke hearts and bell peppers is the perfect alternative to the regular pasta salad, and comes out just as good too.
Topped off with your cheesy low carb Italian dressing, you won’t even feel like you’re on a diet. It delivers just 6g net carbs per serving.
7) Keto Chicken Salad with avocado
With perfectly seasoned chicken fillets, tasty veggies, cherry tomatoes and a creamy avocado dressing, this is the perfect make ahead lunch idea, to whip up in just a few minutes.
8) Avocado Cucumber Tuna Salad
This tasty salad is so quick and easy to prepare and very satisfying too. With just a few ingredients required, you could easily whisk this up for lunch or even dinner with the entire family and in just a couple of minutes too.
Also, you don’t need mayo for this one. The avocado has got you covered when it comes to creaminess, and overall thanks to the lemon and olive oil, the texture is awesome as well.
Net carbs per serving: 4g
9) Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Salad
Imagine enjoying your favorite fast foods, but without the guilt. This easy bacon cheeseburger salad, with dill pickles, enough cheesy goodness and a healthier big mac dressing is the perfect thing for you.
It stores really well, so you can easily make this for the week ahead. And for something this good, you’d be surprised how low in carbs and calories it is.
Each serving packs a tiny 1.2g net carbs (yep).
10) Keto & Whole30 Egg Salad With Bacon
Simple, creamy and quite delicious, this egg salad with is sure to become one of your favorites.
All you need is a couple of ingredients and less than 10 minutes in total, to get it all together. Once it’s ready, you can serve with some lettuce wraps, or enjoy with your favorite keto sandwich.
Net carbs per serving: 1g
11) Keto Coleslaw
Always a classic. And at just 2g net carbs.
12) Low Carb Pea Salad
This creamy and delicious pea salad, with bacon and cauliflower is the perfect stress-free meal/side dish to enjoy during those hot summer days. It comes together with minimal prep, and tastes so good.
Net carbs per serving: 3g
13) Dairy-Free Caesar Salad
A simple throw-together keto Caesar salad, made with cumin-spiced pecans, and a dairy-free Caesar salad dressing. This delight packs just 2.9g net carbs per wholesome serving.
14) Keto Chinese Chicken Salad
This tasty Chinese chicken salad is just as good as your favorite takeout, but with only a fraction of the carbs. It’s also soy-free and comes together in just a couple of minutes too.
15) Salmon Avocado Salad
Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, potassium and B vitamins, salmon is another amazing seafood you don’t want to be missing out on.
For this delicious keto salad, perfectly seasoned salmon is combined with creamy avocados, olives, and a couple of other tasty veggies, all covered in a nice tangy dressing.
Its sure to keep you full and satisfied, and contains only 5g net carbs.
16) Keto Friendly Packed Protein Salad
Alongside fats, protein are the next most important macronutrient on a ketogenic diet, which you should be getting enough of.
This simple low carb salad, made with a mix of meats and meats, cheeses and tasty veggies, contains a whooping 33g of protein, and is sure to keep full and satisfied throughout the day.
17) Cauliflower Potato Salad
Sure, you can’t exactly have potatoes on a ketogenic diet, but that doesn’t mean you have to kiss the taste of your favorite potato salads goodbye just yet.
Thanks to cauliflower, which acts as the perfect low carb substitute to potatoes in this situation, this low carb “potato” salad tastes just as good as the original, with just a fraction of the carbs.
18) Keto Cobb Salad And Homemade Ranch Dressing
You’ll want to have this on repeat. And it pack just 6g net carbs.
19) Greek Salmon Salad with Tahini Yogurt Dressing
Juicy salmon, seasoned and grilled to perfection, served alongside tasty veggies, olives and fata cheese, and covered in a tasty tahini yoghurt dressing. You won’t be able to say no.
20) Shrimp And Avocado Salad
Simple, easy, and absolutely delicious.
21) Grilled Chicken BLT Salad with Peppercorn Ranch
Put that grill to work this summer. This mouthwatering keto salad packs just 2g net carbs and is the perfect summer delight to enjoy with the fam.
22) Low Carb Taco Salad
Net carbs per serving: 4g
23) Keto Asian Noodle Salad Recipe
Finally! A low-carb friendly pasta salad you can enjoy without guilt. This one contains just 4g net carbs, and is loaded with good flavors.
24) Zucchini Noodle Salad Recipe With Bacon & Tomatoes
Net carbs per serving: 5g
25) Keto Thai Salad
So there you have it. These 25 delicious keto salad recipes will satisfy your cravings easily, and help you burn fat on keto.
Which one was your favorite? Let me know down below.