20 Cheap Keto Dinner Recipes To Help You Save Money

There seems to be a misunderstanding that dieting is very money-consuming since you’ll have to buy more expensive ingredients. But it's not like that, with a bit of searching, you will be able to create dishes that not only delicious, healthy, but more importantly, money-saving. 

Here are our 20 ideas for keto dinner recipes!

1. Keto Fried Rice with Pork

This fried “rice” uses Pork belly which is a cheap but delicious cut of meat and cauliflower instead of rice, to make it low carb. And don't underestimate its flavor, you will easily love it!

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2. Ground Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

Using ingredients commonly available at home like cabbage, carrots, scallions and ground beef, this recipe will only take you 15 minutes to do. Perfect for busy days!

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3. Mexican Fried Zucchini and Beef

This Mexican zucchini and Beef recipe is simple and easy to make, with low cost ingredients such as ground beef, zucchini, tomatoes, chillies… You will get an unforgettable taste!

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Here’s the video of the recipe

4. Paprika Cream Chicken

This creamy, garlicky paprika cream chicken is quick and easy to make. It can be served with rice, bread, even pasta, or simply, cook some veggies and dinner is ready!

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5. Keto Cabbage and Beef Soup

Instead of the original cabbage soup diet, this new version will add ground beef, which helps stabilize blood sugar, keep you satisfied, while ensuring low carb diet for you.

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6. One-Pot Garlic and Mushroom Chicken Thighs

This is the ultimate dinner recipe: juicy, and moist chicken thighs, coated with creamy garlic butter mushroom sauce ... What else can you ask for!

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7. Low Carb Pizza Casserole

If you're craving pizza, then try this Low Carb Pizza Casserole. The flavors that you would expect in a traditional pizza are all here, and still ensure your keto, low-glycemic, and gluten-free diet. Trust me!

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8. Broccoli Chicken Casserole

With less than 30 minutes, you’ll get yourself a chicken casserole that is full of flavors, cheesy and comforting. A perfect dish for the whole family to enjoy!

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9. Sausage Taco Cauliflower Rice

The perfect combination of sausage and vegetables such as cauliflower, green peppers, and tomato… create a healthy and nutritious food for the whole family.

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10. Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Sauce

You just need to prepare all ingredients in a skillet and 30 minutes later, the result is a delicious Pork Chops coated with creamy garlic butter sauce. Enjoy!

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11. Fried Cauliflower Rice Skillet

A great recipe to use up leftover ingredients in the refrigerator, such as cauliflower, bell peppers, garlic, onion and sausage. All together in the skillet and your dish is ready within 20 minutes.

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12. Cheesy Cauliflower Shepherds Pie

If you are a fan of Shepherds Pie, then you will love this low-carb version of it. Instead of using lamb, this version uses mashed cauliflower and cheddar cheese, to make it gluten free, without changing too much from the traditional flavor.

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13. Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

A low-carb Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole to satisfy your craving. It uses Ground beef and other mince to ensure your keto diet. It’s also a good recipe to avoid leaving leftovers, you just need to keep it in the fridge and reheat it again to use.

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14. Zucchini Noodle Carbonara

Have you ever had zucchini pasta? Then you're missing out a lot. This dish uses zucchini noodles in a classic carbonara recipe, add to that is Canadian bacon, creates a pasta that is so creamy and smoky, without worrying about the fat and calories.

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15. Keto Fish Pie

This Keto Fish Pie is the one of the best. It's creamy, filling, fragrant thanks to the fresh parsley... it's a comfort food that made for the winter!

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15. Broccoli, Ham and Mushroom Keto Bake

A recipe that you can easily get creative, using leftovers, anything that goes together can be used. And you still have a wonderful and healthy dish.

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16. Fried Cabbage and Bacon Stir Fry 

Talk about simplicity! With just 2 main ingredients: Cabbage with Bacon, you’ll get a dish that is rich in flavors, easy to make even on busy days. Not to mention it's low-glycemic, gluten-free, and dairy-free too!

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17. Keto ‘Crack’ Slaw

A colorful dish made from ground beef and vegetables, along with a delicious soy sauce. It is so tasty that you will not be able to control yourself!

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Here’s the video of the recipe

18. Low Carb Chili

This is your chili heaven. It’s still has the flavor of the original chili, made from chili powder, ground beef, onions, tomatoes, bell pepper, and celery, but still low carb. Awesome, right?

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19. French Onion Zoodle Bake

By using beef broth, you probably won't think that this is a dish made only of vegetables! Perfect to enjoy a little taste of meat while still ensuring your diet!

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20. Cabbage Sauteed with Chicken

This is a dish you definitely can't ignore! A twist of Ukraine's Sautéed cabbage, instead of using bacon, ribs, or pork, this recipe uses chicken ... and it's really delicious - flavorful and healthy! You should try it!

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To make keto dinners on a budget is easy! You just have to remember these few things:

- Avoid dishes that have lots of ingredients

- Use less expensive ingredients like chicken thighs instead of chicken breast, or ground beef instead of steak

- Avoid leaving leftovers

Good luck!


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