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25 Low-Carb Dinners Under 15 Grams of Carbs

Chicken and Kimchi-Kale Stir-Fry
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If you’re following a low-carb diet, it’s important to prioritize lean proteins and fiber-rich veggies. It’s also important to make the quality of carbs count, from sources like whole grains and sweet or regular potatoes. These 25 tasty recipes do just that and feature up to 52 grams of protein per serving.

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1. INSTANT POT LOW-CARB LASAGNA STUFFED PEPPERS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 447; Total Fat: 27g; Saturated Fat: 11g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 171mg; Sodium: 605mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 41g

2. SEARED PORK CHOPS WITH APPLE FENNEL SLAW | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 586; Total Fat: 34g; Saturated Fat: 9g; Monounsaturated Fat: 16g; Cholesterol: 175mg; Sodium: 324mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 52g

3. HALIBUT IN ACQUA PAZZA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES 

Halibut in Acqua Pazza

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 303; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 83mg; Sodium: 426mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 33g

4. GRILLED CHICKEN WITH PEACH SALSA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES 

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 256; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 124mg; Sodium: 236mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 39g

5. KALE-EGG WHITE QUICHE WITH SWEET POTATO CRUST | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 152; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 126mg; Sodium: 207mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 13g

6. GROUND TURKEY KEEMA AND PEAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 219; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 78mg; Sodium: 360mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 23g

7. CURRIED CHICKEN SKEWERS WITH RAITA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 175; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 62mg; Sodium: 204mg; Carbohydrate: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 24g

8. ASPARAGUS, SCALLION AND RED PEPPER FRITTATA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 96; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 96mg; Sodium: 130mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 11g

9. LIME-CHILI CHICKEN WITH CAULIFLOWER RICE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 241; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 87mg; Sodium: 251mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 35g

10. CHICKEN AND KIMCHI-KALE STIR-FRY | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 220; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 83mg; Sodium: 147mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 29g

11. SLOW COOKER BRAISED OXTAIL AND CARROTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 326; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 66mg; Sodium: 390mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 30g

12. ZESTY SHRIMP LETTUCE WRAP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 130; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 115mg; Sodium: 436mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 15g

13. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN RATATOUILLE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

slow cooker

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 236; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 73mg; Sodium: 63mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 25g

14. BONE BROTH EGG DROP SOUP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 173; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 219g; Sodium: 594mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 4g; Protein 14g

15. SPAGHETTI SQUASH CHICKEN PAD THAI | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 261; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 66mg; Sodium: 421mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 33g

16. TWO-PEA SALAD WITH SIMPLE SEARED SALAD | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 384; Total Fat: 21g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 85mg; Sodium: 348mg; Carbohydrate: 9g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 3g; Protein 39g

17. PORK TENDERLOIN WITH ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 215; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 74mg; Sodium: 312mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 28g

18. CURRY-RUBBED SALMON SKEWERS WITH SPINACH RAITA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 285; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 79mg; Sodium: 99mg; Carbohydrate: 8g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Protein: 34g

19. NORWEIGIAN SEAFOOD BURGERS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 319; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 184mg; Sodium: 443mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 38g

20. SALMON CAKES ON MIXED GREENS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 215; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 74mg; Sodium: 312mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 28g

21. CAULIFLOWER PAELLA WITH SHRIMP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 178; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 85mg; Sodium: 265mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 17g

22. ROASTED SALMON WITH MANDARIN SALSA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 298; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 57mg; Sodium: 228mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 24g

23. TURKEY BOLOGNESE WITH ZUCCHINI NOODLES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 278; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 78mg; Sodium: 212mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 28g

24. HASSELBACK CHICKEN CAPRESE WITH FENNEL | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 337; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 105mg; Sodium: 370mg; Carbohydrates: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 41g

25. ONE-PAN STEAK WITH AVOCADO BUTTER | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 279; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 77mg; Sodium: 509mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 28g

Originally published August 2016, updated with additional recipes

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