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7 Easy Keto Diet Meals and Recipes

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A lot of people are searching for a good diet every day, losing weight is the main goal but there are other health-related reasons too. The choices are vast, now that being said there are a few of them that stand out, and the Keto diet is among those. To find out more about how the Keto diet works and what other health problems can be dealt with this way you can read in the article What Is a Healthy Diet to Lose Weight Fast. We have gathered 7 fast and easy keto diet meals and recipes that anyone can prepare in no time, and they are full of flavors. So, let’s take a look at them and how to prepare them.

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Keto Diet Meals and Recipes

1. Salmon with Broccoli and Pesto

Keto Diet Meals and Recipes - salmon

Ingredients

4 servings

Pesto sauce

  • 4 tbsp green pesto
  • 1 cup (240 ml) mayonnaise
  • ½ cup (120 ml) full-fat Greek yogurt
  • salt and pepper

Salmon and broccoli

  • 2 lbs (900 g) salmon, boneless fillets
  • 4 tbsp green pesto
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb (450 g) broccoli

Instructions

  1. Put the salmon in a greased baking tray. Spread pesto over it, and salt and pepper per taste. Spread out the broccoli around it.
  2. Bake in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for 20 min.
  3. Stir the pesto sauce ingredients and put the pesto in a fridge.
  4. To serve, put the salmon with the pesto sauce on it on the plate and broccoli around, enjoy the delicious flavors.

2. Chicken Salad

Keto Diet Meals and Recipes - chicken salad

Ingredients

4 servings

Mayonnaise with garlic

  • ¾ cup (180 ml) mayonnaise
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder

Chicken, bacon, lettuce, and tomato

  • 8 oz. (230 g) bacon
  • 1 oz. (28 g) butter
  • 1 lb (450 g) boneless chicken part you prefer the most
  • salt and pepper
  • 10 oz. (280 g) Romaine lettuce
  • 4 oz. (110 g) cherry tomatoes, in halves

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl mix up mayonnaise and garlic powder
  2. Fry the bacon slices until they become crispy. Keep it warm. Save the grease in the pan.
  3. Marinade the chicken with salt and pepper and then cut each piece into quarters. Fry in the grease left from frying the bacon until golden brown.
  4. Clean and cut the lettuce (be sure to use a clean cutting board and knife).
  5. Place all the ingredients on a plate, mix them up and you got yourself a perfect chicken salad.

3. Italian Omelet (Caprese)

Keto Diet Meals and Recipes - caprese

Ingredients

2 servings

  • 6 eggs
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh or dried basil
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 oz. (85 g) halves of cherry tomatoes, or sliced tomatoes
  • 5 oz. (1¼ cups) (140 g) fresh mozzarella

Instructions

  1. Crack the eggs into a bowl, add salt and pepper to your liking and mix it up.
  2. Whisk well until fully combined. Add basil and stir.
  3. In a large frying pan fry the tomatoes briefly.
  4. Pour the eggs on top of the tomatoes. Wait until it is slightly firm before adding the mozzarella.
  5. Decrease the heat and let the omelet set. Enjoy!

4. Pork and Green Peppers

Keto Diet Meals and Recipes - pork

Ingredients

2 servings

  • 4 oz. (110 g) butter
  • 2⁄3 lb (300 g) pork shoulder, cut into thin, 1″ (2.5 cm) long slices
  • 8 oz. (230 g) green peppers, without seeds, sliced
  • 2 (1 oz.) (30 g) whole scallions, chopped
  • 3 tsp chili paste
  • 1 oz. (3 tbsp) (28 g) almonds
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. In a frying pan melt the butter at medium-high heat.
  2. Add the pork strips, and fry for a few minutes until lightly browned.
  3. Add the veggies and chili, stir for a few minutes until crisp-tender.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. For serving, sprinkle with almonds.

5. Mackerel and Egg

Keto Diet Meals and Recipes - MackerelIngredients

2 servings

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp butter to fry on
  • 8 oz. (230 g) canned mackerel in tomato sauce
  • 2 oz. (1½ cups) (60 g) lettuce
  • ½ (2 oz.) (55 g) red onion
  • ¼ (60 ml) cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Prepare the eggs with butter.
  2. Put lettuce, red onion, and mackerel on a plate. Add eggs and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with olive oil and dig in.

6. Tex-Mex Burger

Keto Diet Meals and Recipes - BurgerIngredients

2 servings

  • 11 oz. (300 g) ground beef
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 oz. (½ cup) (55 g) sliced flavorful cheese you like
  • 1 (7 oz.) (200 g) sliced avocado
  • 2 oz. (1½ cups) (55 g) lettuce
  • 2 tbsp pickled jalapeños, sliced
  • 1⁄3 (80 ml) cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. Mix seasoning with ground beef. Make one burger per serving.
  2. Fry the burgers on medium heat, in half of the olive oil. 3-4 minutes on each side should be enough until the burger is light pink or cooked all the way through, depends on how you prefer. Salt and pepper per wish.
  3. Plate the burger along with cheese, avocado, lettuce, jalapeños, and sour cream. Sprinkle with the rest of the olive oil.

7. Tex-Mex Casserole

Keto Diet Meals and Recipes - CasseroleIngredients

2 servings

  • ¾ lb (325 g) ground beef
  • 1½ oz. (45 g) butter
  • 1½ tbsp taco seasoning
  • ½ cup (4¼ oz.) (120 g) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 oz. (28 g) pickled jalapeños
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) (110 g) cheddar cheese, shredded

For serving

  • 2⁄5 (90 ml) cup sour cream
  • ½ (¼ oz.) (7.5 g)scallion, chopped
  • 2½ oz. (1¼ cups) (70 g) leafy greens or iceberg lettuce
  • ½ cup (120 ml) guacamole (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Fry the ground beef with butter on medium-high heat.
  3. Add taco seasoning and crushed tomatoes. Simmer for 5 min. Try it to see if you need to add salt and pepper.
  4. Put the ground beef mixture in a greased baking dish. Cover with jalapeños and cheese.
  5. Bake on the upper rack in the oven for 15–20 minutes or until golden on top.
  6. Mix the scallion with the sour cream in a bowl.
  7. Serve the casserole warm with sour cream, guacamole, and a green salad.

So, there you have it, 7 easy keto diet meals and recipes. Who says that dieting has to be difficult and hard? You can use these 7 recipes throughout the week and enjoy yourself while losing weight. If the food is delicious it is more likely that you will be able to stick with your diet.

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