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Avocados are one of the lovelies of low carb and ketogenic diets, and for very good reason.
Apart from being super healthy and nutrient rich, they are also very versatile when it comes to cooking, and can help create a lot of delicious recipes and low carb substitutes to popular high carb options.
If you’re not a big fan of avocados, you’re about to become one. Here are 18 amazingly good low carb and keto avocado recipes you simply can’t resist.
From breakfast to lunch to dinner and even desserts, this wonderful keto fruit can always deliver, and leave you satisfied.
Some Reasons To Love Avocados
There are countless reasons to love and enjoy this low carb fruit. But I’ll give you just a brief summary. First of all, it has a great nutritional profile.
A 100g serving of avocados contain 15g of fat, 2g of protein and 9g of carbs. Out of that 9g of carbohydrates, 7g are from fiber, bringing its net carb content to 2g per a 100g serving.
Another good point to note is that, majority of the fats found in them are healthy monounsaturated fats, which are considered part of the “good fats” you should be getting in your diet.
They are also rich in nutrients such as vitamin C and K, and potassium and folate, among others. Here are some solid health benefits associated with eating avocados.
- Due to their high fiber content, they help keep you fuller for longer, maintain a better digestive health and aid weight loss
- Since they are rich in potassium, they can help reduce blood pressure and risk of heart attacks.
- They can help lower your cholesterol levels
- They are rich in antioxidants which can help fight against inflammation and also protect your eyes
These are just some of the few benefits of this amazing fruit. Now, let’s go to the delicious recipes you can prepare with it.
18 Delicious Keto Avocado Recipes
1) Blt Stuffed Avocado
Stuffed your avocado is one of the best ways you could enjoy it. Plus, when it comes to your choice of stuffing, your imagination is your only limit. For this recipe, bacon, tomatoes and lettuce are the choice of stuffing.
The combo is certainly one to behold and is nothing short of delicious. It takes very little effort and a total of 15 minutes to make it from scratch. You could enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or even as a snack. Each serving delivers just 3g of net carbs.
2) Keto Avocado Toast
A couple slices of toast along with a cup of tea or coffee, is a pretty good way to start the day. And while you can’t have regular bread on keto, you can always opt in for low carb bread, which is every bit as good and delicious.
Or in this case, some bread cheese, which is a semi-soft type of cheese that makes a great substitute for toast. Coupled with avocados, and other interesting ingredients, you’ll have a complete breakfast and a full belly in just a couple of minutes.
The choice of other ingredients for the toast is up to you, and can range from sliced tomatoes to bacon, eggs, and more. It never gets boring
3) Baked Avocado Chips
When next you’re craving a nice and healthy snack, just remember that this wonderful keto fruit can also be enjoyed as a snack. How?
By combining mashed avocados, cheese and lemon juice, with a couple of spices, you can have nice and crispy chips that taste like the best guacamole you’ve had. Making these is so easy and it comes together in only a matter of minutes.
Each serving delivers 2g of net carbs.
4) Avocado Chicken Salad
Salads are far from boring on the ketogenic diet. Filled with taste, highly nutritious and quite satisfying, this salad makes a great low carb lunch that can even be carried to work.
It combines delicious chicken, mashed avocados, and a few tasty veggies into one perfect mix. And it comes together in just 15 minutes total. Each serving contain 3g net carbs.
5) Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa
Dinner can be a bit of a grind at times, especially after a long and busy day. Well it doesn’t have to be. This yummy low carb dinner uses combines a nice and creamy avocado salsa with grilled chicken and in just under 30 minutes.
Pretty easy, super yummy and sure to satisfy your cravings. Each serving comes out at only 5g of net carbs. What more could you wish for?
6) Keto Avocado Chocolate Brownies
Soft, chewy and full of chocolatey goodness, these brownies are the perfect healthy snack or dessert to binge on. They are completely flourless and the avocado in them really contributes to its good texture.
Throw in some chocolate chips for extra choco goodness and enjoy. It takes just 10 minutes to prep these and a couple more until they are ready to be enjoyed, completely guilt-free.
7) Avocado Tuna Melt Bites
Whether you have a crowd coming around and need a killer appetizer to wow them or just in the mood for a delicious snack or a good lunch idea, these tuna melt bites are your perfect candidate.
Packed with good flavour, they are nice and crunchy on the outside and pretty soft and creamy on the inside. Each bite is just an invitation for more. And at only 1g of net carbs per serving, it’s pretty hard to say no to these.
8) Keto Avocado Pie
Quick and easy to prepare, and filled with cheesy goodness, this yummy quiche makes a great breakfast or lunch option.
It uses a nice almond flour and sesame seed crust and the filling is rich in cheesy goodness as well as avocados. Each serving comes out at 9g net carbs.
9) Bacon Avocado Fries
I always say “if you want something to taste better than it already is, wrap it in bacon”. Well, that saying holds true, even in this scenario.
These bacon-avocado fries are great as an appetizer or even a nice snack to enjoy anytime. This is as easy as it gets. With just 3 ingredients and in 3 easy steps, you’ll be ready to go. Each serving contains 1g of net carbs.
10) Baked Avocado Fries
This is another solid way to enjoy this great fruit as a healthy and tasty snack. And it’s pretty much the easiest thing to do. You only need 4 simple ingredients and 25 minutes to pull it together from start to finish.
Thanks to the almond meal coating, it comes out crispy and yummy. Serve with your favourite dips and enjoy. Each serving delivers 2.5g net carbs.
11) Keto Guacamole
You can always rely on some good ol’ guacamole as a tasty dip for your chips, crackers and other snacks. And this keto guacamole might be the best one yet.
It includes lime juice, onions and jalapenos, and is seasoned to perfection. You wouldn’t want the store-bought ones after trying this. It takes only a handful of ingredients and just 10 minutes to put together.
And at just 2g net carbs per serving (2 ounces), you possibly couldn’t ask for more.
12) Keto Chocolate Milkshake
No one can resist the temptation of a nice milkshake every now and then. Especially when it’s super delicious and turns out to be healthy, just like this one.
This healthy milkshake is rich in good taste and chocolatey goodness. Thick, creamy and quite irresistible, there’ no reason not to try it. Each serving comes out at only 5g net carbs.
13) Avocado Tuna Melt
Seafood is no stranger to stuffed avocados. And you’d be surprised at how well it actually goes together.
This recipe combines canned tuna, pickles, bell pepper and tops it all with lots of creamy and cheesy goodness. It comes together in only a total of 20 minutes max. Perfect for a quick and satisfying lunch. Each serving contains just 4g net carbs.
14) Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Having a tasty and healthy dessert isn’t as impossible as it sounds. This low carb chocolate pudding is a very good example. Creamy, delicious and sure to leave you satisfied.
With only takes 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to get it done, even your non-keto friends are sure to love this. Each serving comes out at just 6g net carbs.
15) Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream
Forget the store bought ones. This delicious low carb ice cream has the creamy goodness and the awesome taste you want, minus the guilt.
Rich in chocolatey goodness, creamy and super nutritious, you won’t even feel like you’re enjoying a “healthy” treat. And it takes just 5 simple ingredients and 3 minutes to put this together. Each serving delivers only 4.9g net carbs.
16) Bacon Guacamole Deviled Eggs
Devilled eggs are one of the easiest appetizers you can prepare in little to no time. And due to their high fat and protein content, they are sure to keep hunger at bay and satisfy your cravings.
These devilled eggs take things to the next level by using tasty guacamole and topping it all with some nice bacon. Each serving (2 devilled eggs) comes out at just 2.7g net carbs.
17) Keto Avocado Green Smoothie
Smoothies are another amazing way to enjoy your favourite fruits and veggies, which pack a great nutritional punch and can leave you satisfied and help you lose weight.
This yummy smoothie combines kale, avocados, peanut butter, almond milk, and a bit of lemon juice. You can also toss in your favourite low carb fruits like berries, as well as seeds, or even a low carb sweetener if you want.
Each serving of this packs only 2g net carbs.
18) Keto Scrambled Eggs With Avocado
Simple, tasty and nutritious. Serve with some low carb bread and enjoy. Each graceful serving contains 3.4g net carbs.
So there you have it. These 18 keto avocado recipes are sure to satisfy you and help you burn fat easily on the ketogenic diet.
Which one was your favourite? Tell us down below.