A summer night with a cool breeze… the warm sun still up… and the scent of steak or chicken on the grill… Quintessential summer magic, and grilling takes center stage. Spend a little bit of time prepping sides and mains, and your summer celebrations will go off without a hitch. Make it low-carb or keto AND delicious with this collection of recipes for outdoor eating. Inspiration, here we come!
1. Easy Grilled Chicken Pesto Kebabs
You only have to look at these to know how tasty they will be. These fun simple Chicken Pesto Kebabs are just perfect for the grill!
2.Stuffed Grilled Flank Steak
Tender juicy grilled flank steak stuffed with peppers, onions, and cheese. A wonder low carb steak fajita recipe you won’t want to miss.
3.Cumin Rubbed Grilled Lamb Chops With Mint Chimichurri
Yes, you could grill steak this summer, but why not kick things up a notch with some lamb chops? “Grilled lamb chops rubbed with simple spices and served with an herb- and oil-based mint chimichurri are low in carbs but so full of flavor,”
The mint chimichurri is also incredibly keto-friendly — the only carbohydrates you’re getting are from the lemon juice, which contains less than 1 g of net carbs per serving of the mint chimichurri, based on lemon juice nutrient info via the USDA.
Time to freshen up your go-to grilling menu with this delicious — and keto-approved — dish!
4.Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon With Yogurt Sauce
If you’re new to keto, know this: Your diet shouldn’t be all red meat. Smith, for one, suggests people on the ketogenic diet eat seafood two times per week. So here’s a delicious way to get your fish fix!
“This grilled salmon with yogurt sauce offers a powerful duo of protein and healthy fats, giving your summer barbecue a step up in the health department,”
In the sauce, you’ll get about 1 g net carb from the yogurt per 6 oz serving, according to the USDA (the recipe serves four), as well as less than 1 g net carb from the lemon juice. The cucumber in the sauce provides less than 0.25 g net carbs per serving, according to the USDA), making the sauce less than 2 g net carbs total per serving.
5.Easy Bacon Halloumi Bites
What’s not to love about them? These Bacon Halloumi Bites are little bites of heaven!
It’ll be the best magic show you’ll ever put on… put the plate down and they’ll miraculously disappear! I guarantee your guests will be asking you for more, or the recipe, or both!
These little beauties are perfect for ANY occasion. Such an easy, delicious party food.
6.Stuffed Cheddar Beef Burgers
These burgers are juicy and cheesy and downright delicious. Serve with your favorite toppings and you have a quick and easy meal that is sure to please everyone.
7.Bacon-Cheddar BBQ Pork Sliders
These little guys are perfect for a summer day, Super Bowl party, Fourth of July BBQ or any meal of the day: breakfast, lunch or dinner.
8.Seared Romaine With Cheater Caesar Dressing
A salad can be ho-hum, or much more fun, if you take that salad to the grill.
“This seared romaine salad with an easy version of Caesar dressing allows you to get your greens in with a good dose of fat from the olive oil and Parmesan cheese in the dressing,” says the recipe maker Kathryn Doherty, a health and nutrition editor and the founder of Family Food on the Table, who’s based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Also, romaine lettuce has a fair amount of fiber — each large head has over 15 g, according to the USDA (the recipe serves four and calls for two large heads). You’re also getting folate.
We love keto recipes and the more we find, the more we become obsessed. These Keto BBQ Recipes are all delicious and perfect for a fun summer BBQ, and hopefully you think so too!
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