15 Low-Carb Dinners You’ll Actually Enjoy Eating

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Digging into a carb-loaded pasta or greasy cheeseburger and fries can be satisfying, but consuming too many carbs, especially at dinner time, isn’t the best for your health. These recipes are so flavorful, filling, and delicious that you won’t feel like you’re eating a low-carb meal.

1. Skillet Taco Salad

Clean Eating Skillet Taco Salad Recipe
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If you’re a fan of Mexican food, this Skillet Taco Salad won’t be as heavy on carbs as traditional tacos. With only 10 total carbs or 8 net carbs per serving, it’s packed with healthy ingredients like tomatoes, lettuce, and refried beans.

2. No Noodle Tuna Casserole

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No Noodle Tuna Casserole is a fabulous family meal. It’s only 2 net carbs per serving (3 total carbs per serving), and if anybody in your house eats carbs, it’s easy to serve it over rice or pasta for them.

3. Egg Waffles

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If you enjoy having breakfast for dinner, these egg waffles are made with no flour at all. They have 1 carb per waffle and are even low in calories.

4. Lemon Salmon

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This Lemon Salmon is a simple recipe with easy-to-find ingredients that preps in minutes. Get dinner in the oven fast so you can work on your favorite side dishes while it cooks.

5. Sloppy Joe Casserole

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This unique Sloppy Joe Casserole is only 6 Carbs or 4 Net Carbs. It actually has breading on top that is totally delicious while still being low in carbs. This is one the whole family will enjoy.

6. Sheet Pan Garlic Butter Shrimp

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If you love seafood, this Sheet Pan Garlic Butter Shrimp is an easy main dish you can make for dinner tonight for just 4 total or net carbs. Serve with a side of cauliflower rice and a green salad to round out the meal.

7. Ground Turkey Meatloaf

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Love meatloaf? This Ground Turkey Meatloaf has only 3 carbs or 3 net carbs and is packed with delicious flavor and crisp meatloaf edges. Make some mock mashed potatoes from cauliflower and add a side of your favorite low-carb veggies for a complete comfort meal.

8. Healthy Tuna Patties

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Healthy Tuna Patties are a great option if others in your household do not eat low-carb like you do. Each patty has only 1 carb or 1 net carb and can be served with any side you want to make. Make one low-carb side for you and another for everyone else. It’s an easy solution for what’s for dinner.

9. Slow Cooker Taco Soup

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Let your slow cooker make dinner tonight. This Slow Cooker Taco Soup has only 8 total carbs and 6 net carbs. Serve it with a green salad for a complete, low-carb meal.

10. Healthy Tuna Salad

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Tuna salad is a classic low-carb meal. Whether you are low-carb or Keto, this Healthy Tuna Salad will fit your eating plan at only 3 total carbs or 2 net carbs. Non-low-carb eaters can enjoy this between two slices of bread.

11. Sheet Pan Chicken And Cauliflower

Clean Eating Sheet Pan Roasted Chicken And Cauliflower Recipe
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If you are trying to get more fiber into your low-carb plan, try this Sheet Pan Chicken And Cauliflower. Even low-carbers need fiber, and this dish delivers some of that at 9 total carbs and 6 net carbs.

12. Taco Chicken Zucchini Pasta

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If you are eating low-carb and enjoy Zoodles, this Taco Chicken Zucchini Pasta is a perfect dish for dinner tonight. The zucchini noodles are fun for the kids, and everyone will love the taco chicken at 7 total carbs or 6 net carbs.

13. Caraway Seed Pork Chops

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These delicious Caraway Seed Pork Chops are an amazingly delectable option for lunch or dinner. Pair with a green salad for a complete meal. These chops have only 3 total carbs or 2 net carbs.

14. Tuna Stuffed Avocados

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While these Tuna Stuffed Avocados are more for Keto eaters, low-carb folks will enjoy them as well. It packs a nice dose of fiber, thanks to the avocados. Total carbs come to 9, but net carbs are only 2.

15. Bacon Stuffed Chicken Thighs

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If decadent, savory flavors are what you love, try these Bacon Stuffed Chicken Thighs. The combo of chicken and bacon is amazing, and at 4 total carbs or 3 net carbs, you can really enjoy these.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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