Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

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The plain truth is that lunch is the hardest meal to plan for when following a low-carb ketogenic diet, especially when considering the fact that you have many plates to plan and tackle daily.

In fact, some people do resort to the closest fast food joint for their low-carb Keto foods, and they end up spending hugely on that every month.

Well, are you also at a crossroads where you’re confused about satisfying keto lunch recipes you can eat for weight loss?

We bring to you 12 valuable options. Consider the below:

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

1. Spicy Kimchi Ahi Poke

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Sushi-grade ahi tuna, diced [one lb]
  • Soy sauce [one tablespoon]
  • Sesame oil [half teaspoon]
  • Mayo [one-quarter cup]
  • Sriracha [two tablespoons]
  • Ripe avocado diced [one]
  • Kimchi [half cup]
  • Chopped green onion
  • Sesame seeds

How to Prepare:

  • Get a medium mixing bowl and add diced tuna.
  • After that pour the soy sauce, sesame oil, mayo, sriracha inside the bowl, and toss together to combine.
  • Now, pour diced avocado & kimchi to the medium mixing bowl and gently combine.
  • Lastly, serve on top of salad greens or traditional rice. Top it with a sprinkle of chopped green onion and the sesame seeds if you like.

2. Keto Asiago Cauliflower Rice

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Chopped fresh basil (optional)
  • Water [two tablespoons]
  • Cauliflower, riced [three cups]
  • Asiago cheese, shredded or grated [one cup]
  • Heavy cream [three-quarter cup]

How to Prepare:

  • Get a large saute pan and pour in the riced cauliflower and water. Cover it and cook for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Pour in the cream and cheese and mix until the cheese melts.
  • Lastly, take the mixture off the heat and serve.
  • You can sprinkle with fresh chopped basil in case you’re using it.

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3. Easy Keto Egg Salad

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Avocado, medium [one]
  • Eggs [six]
  • Mayonnaise [one-third cup]
  • Dijon Mustard [one Teaspoon]
  • Splash of lemon juice
  • Dill, optional [one-quarter Teaspoon]
  • Fresh chopped parsley, optional [half Tablespoon]
  • Salt and pepper

How to Prepare:

  • Put the eggs with water in a saucepan and cover. Let it boil for a while, turn off the heat, cover, and place in hot water for about 15 minutes.
  • Run it under cold water and peel the eggshells.
  • After that, chop the eggs into small pieces, sprinkle using salt and pepper. Place it aside.
  • Now, mash the avocado and sprinkle using salt and pepper.
  • Get a medium bowl, and mix these ingredients – mayo, eggs, mashed avocado, mustard, lemon juice, and choice of herbs.
  • Wait a while and serve.

4. Shrimp Avocado Salad

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Shrimp, peeled, deveined, patted dry [half a pound]
  • Large avocado chopped [one]
  • Small Roma tomatoes, chopped, drained [two]
  • Crumbled feta cheese [one-quartered cup]
  • Fresh chopped parsley [one-quartered cup]
  • Salted Butter, melted [two tablespoons]
  • Fresh lemon juice [one tablespoon]
  • Olive oil [one tablespoon]
  • Table salt [one-quarter teaspoon]
  • Ground black pepper [one-quarter teaspoon]

How to Prepare:

Sear Shrimp:

  • Get a clean bowl and toss the shrimp with butter in it, until well coated.
  • After that, heat a pan over medium-high heat for some minutes until hot.
  • Now, pour the shrimp into the pan in one layer, sear for one minute, or until it starts turning pink around the edges. Upon doing that, flip and cook until the shrimp is well cooked through, less than one minute.
  • Next is to transfer the shrimp inside a plate immediately after cooking. Allow them to cool as you prepare the remaining ingredients.

Assemble Salad:

  • Toss the remaining ingredients [avocado, tomato, feta cheese, cilantro, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, & pepper] inside a large mixing bowl until it is well mixed.
  • After that, stir in shrimp, and season it with salt and pepper to add taste.
  • Serve and enjoy.

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5. Taco Stuffed Avocados

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Ripe avocados [four]
  • Juice lime [one]
  • Extra-virgin olive oil [one tablespoon]
  • Onion, chopped [one medium]
  • Ground beef [one lb]
  • Taco seasoning [one packet]
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Shredded Mexican cheese [two-third cup]
  • Shredded lettuce [half cup]
  • Quartered grape tomatoes [half cup]
  • Sour cream

How to Prepare:

  • Halve and pit the ripe avocados.
  • Use a spoon to scoop out a bit of avocado.
  • Dice the avocado you removed and set it aside for later use.
  • After that, squeeze the lime juice over the avocados so that it will not turn brown.
  • Get a medium skillet over medium, and heat the oil.
  • Pour the onion and cook until it becomes tender for almost five minutes.
  • Now, add ground beef and taco seasoning, and use a wooden spoon to break up the meat.
  • Season with pepper and salt, and then continue cooking for about 5 minutes, or until the beef changes from pink color.
  • Remove it from the heat and then drain out fat.
  • Fill all the avocado halves with beef, and lastly, top with the avocado, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and a dollop sour cream.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

6. Keto Bacon Sushi

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Bacon halved [six slices]
  • Persian cucumbers thinly sliced [two]
  • Medium carrots thinly sliced [two]
  • Avocado sliced [one]
  • Cream cheese softened [four oz.]
  • Sesame seeds

How to Prepare:

  • Preheat your oven to 400º.
  • Get a baking sheet, line it with aluminum foil and fit it using a cooling rack.
  • After that, lay the bacon halves in a balanced layer and bake for about 12 minutes, or until it is slightly crisp but still pliable.
  • Next is to cut the cucumbers, avocado, and carrots into sections almost the same width with the bacon.
  • Once the bacon is very cool, start spreading an even layer of cream cheese on all the slices.
  • Now, divide the veggies evenly between the bacon & place on a single end. At this juncture, roll up the veggies tightly.
  • Lastly, garnish it with sesame seeds, and then serve.

7. Turkey Sausage Frittata

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Ground breakfast sausage, turkey [twelve oz]
  • Bell peppers [two]
  • Eggs [twelve]
  • Lactose-free sour cream [one cup]
  • Pink Himalayan salt [one teaspoon]
  • Black pepper [one teaspoon]
  • Kerry Gold butter [two teaspoons]
  • Shredded Tillamook cheddar, optional [two oz.]

How to Prepare:

  • Preheat your oven to 350F.
  • Crack the whole eggs into a blender, add in the Lactose-free sour cream, salt, and pepper. Blend it on high heat for about 30 seconds. Set aside.
  • Get a large skillet and heat it on medium heat. Once it is evenly hot add in the butter.
  • Slice the peppers into strips, and pour it inside the skillet. Keep sautéing for about 5 minutes, or until it becomes brown and tender.
  • Take the peppers away from the skillet.
  • After that, swiftly pour the turkey sausage and stir, and simultaneously break up the meat for about ten minutes, or until browned.
  • Then, flatten the turkey to the skillet’s bottom. Pour the peppers inside it, evenly distributed. Pour the egg mixture over it.
  • Put the skillet in the oven and start baking for about 25-30 minutes. In case you want to use cheese, sprinkle it over the frittata immediately you take it outside the oven so that it can melt.

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8.  Bacon Roasted Cauliflower Recipe with Blue Cheese Dip

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Cauliflower [half]
  • Avocado oil [one tablespoon]
  • Salt and pepper [one-quarter tablespoon]
  • Paprika [one-of-eight teaspoon]
  • Cayenne powder, optional [one-of-eight teaspoon]
  • Bacon [four slices]
  • Blue cheese dressing [two tablespoons]

How To Prepare:

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Use a foil to grease your baking sheet or line.
  • Use a knife to cut the cauliflower florets off the stem and put them on the baking sheet or line.
  • After that, cut up the bacon slices into bite-sized pieces and mix them together with the cauliflower.
  • Now season the mixture with sea salt, pepper, paprika, and cayenne powder. Sprinkle all evenly.
  • Drizzle the avocado oil on top so as to coat.
  • Then, roast in inside the oven for about 25 minutes, or until the top becomes golden and fully cooked.
  • Serve with a single side of blue cheese dressing.

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9. Low-Carb Keto Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Avocado oil [one tablespoon]
  • Rotisserie chicken stripped the carcass of meat [half a pound]
  • Whole onion, diced [one]
  • Garlic, minced [two cloves]
  • Whole carrot, peeled and diced [one]
  • Stalk celery diced [one]
  • Tomatoes diced [one]
  • Whole jalapeno peppers, diced [four]
  • Chicken stock [two cups]
  • Chili powder, ground [two teaspoons]
  • Cumin powder, ground [one teaspoon]
  • Cayenne pepper, ground [one-quarter teaspoon]
  • Full-fat cream cheese [one cup]
  • Cilantro, fresh and chopped [one-quarter cup]

How to Prepare:

  • Take the chicken meat off the rotisserie chicken and put aside.
  • Get a large saucepan and heat the oil over medium-high heat. Saute the onion and garlic for three minutes, or until they become golden brown and very soft.
  • After that, stir in these ingredients – carrot, celery, jalapenos, tomatoes, and the stripped chicken meat. Pour in the entire spices and mix for a minute.
  • Now, add the chicken stock and bring the stew to a boil.
  • Lower the heat to low and cool for about 30 minutes, or until the vegetables become soft and tender.
  • Pour the heavy cream and cheese. Keep stirring until the cheese become melted. Should in case the soup is slightly ticking, add a little chicken stock to make it thinner.
  • Lastly, divide the soup into four bowls and garnish it with the cilantro you chopped earlier.
  • Serve warm and enjoy.

10. Keto Salmon Sushi Bowl

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Cauliflower rice [three-quarter cup]
  • Smoked salmon [half packet]
  • Spiralized cucumber [half cup]
  • Avocado [half]
  • Dried seaweed [two sheets]
  • Low sodium soy sauce [one teaspoon]
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Wasabi, optional [half teaspoon]
  • Sauce
  • Mayo [three tablespoons]
  • Sriracha [two teaspoons]

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How to Prepare:

  • Steam the cauliflower rice and season it using salt and pepper.
  • Put the cauliflower rice layer at the bottom of a small bowl with soy sauce and the seasoning.
  • Pour in the salmon, cucumber, avocado, and the dried seaweed around the bowl.
  • To add sauce, mix the mayo and sriracha.
  • Drizzle the sauce over a bowl.
  • To garnish, add the sesame seeds and pepper.
  • Serve and enjoy.

11. Keto Chili

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Ground Beef [two ounces]
  • Ground Sausage [two ounces]
  • Medium Green Bell Pepper [one]
  • Medium Yellow Onion chopped [half]
  • Diced Tomatoes in Tomato Juice [fifteen oz]
  • Tomato Paste [one can]
  • Chili Powder [one tablespoon]
  • Ground Cumin [half tablespoon]
  • Garlic Cloves minced [three to four]
  • Water [one-third Cup]

How to Prepare:

  • Get a large pot and brown the ground beef plus sausage. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to break up the clumps.
  • Drain the meat and reserve half of the drippings.
  • After that, transfer the meat you drained into a slow cooker and add these ingredients – the reserved drippings, bell pepper, onion, garlic, tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, and water. Mix everything together.
  • Now, put the lid on the crockpot, change it to low, and cook it for about 7 hours, or until the veggies become soft.
  • Lastly, serve topped alongside shredded cheese, green onions, sour cream, and sliced jalapenos.

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12. Spicy Tuna Stuffed Avocado

Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

Ingredients Needed:

  • Avocado pitted [one]
  • Small can tuna [one]
  • Mayo [one teaspoon]
  • Grainy mustard [one teaspoon]
  • A small squeeze of lime juice
  • Chives, chopped
  • Salt & pepper
  • Sriracha drizzled

How to Prepare:

  • Cut the pitted avocado in half and take off the pit.
  • Get a small bowl and mix the tuna, mayo, mustard, lime juice, chives, and salt & pepper until everything is combined. Add a taste to it and adjust the ingredients as desired.
  • After that, spoon the tuna mixture equally into the avocado halves.
  • Lastly, drizzle sriracha over top.
  • Serve and enjoy.

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Keto Lunch Ideas: 12 Satisfying Keto Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

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