35 Low-Carb Comfort Foods That Still Taste So Good

When it comes to counting carbs, these recipes are the lowest of the low… but they’re all so satisfying and easy to make, we just can’t keep them on the down low!

  1. No-Carb Cloud Bread

    We’ll see your low-carb and make it no-carb. We know the one carb indulgence you can’t give up is bread… until now.

  2. Zucchini Lasagna

    Zucchini is a master of disguise, and this time its masquerading as lasagna noodles. Any way you slice it, zucchini is an awesomely versatile vegetable for when you want more of the good stuff but don’t feel like salad.

  3. Rosemary Portobello Chicken

    Humble chicken is our favorite meat for a special-but-simple meal. This recipe combines it with rosemary and portobello mushrooms, and cooks up in a single skillet.

  4. Flank Steak Roulade

    This dish both sounds and looks fancy, but we wouldn’t be sharing it with you if it weren’t totally doable in your kitchen. Take ordinary flank steak, fill it with fabulous Greek-inspired flavors, then sear and roast in the the oven for taste that’s just right.

  5. Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

    Buffalo wings are so not diet food–but then again, these healthy vegetarian cauliflower florets baked in finger-lickin’ buffalo sauce don’t taste like diet food either.

  6. Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken

    The secret to keeping the breading on these chicken breasts low-carb? Most of it is parmesan cheese!

  7. Pizza Stuffed Chicken

    Don’t cry, carb haters–there is a pizza out there for you! These tasty spirals of baked chicken are filled with a classic pizza combo of mozzarella, pepperoni, and marinara.

  8. One-Pan Harvest Chicken

    This delicious combination of all the best fall fruit and veggies – sweet potato, brussels sprouts, shallots, and apples – topped with bacon and  a perfectly-seasoned chicken is cooked on a sheet pan for super easy clean-up.

  9. Fajita Flank Steak

    Another fabulous sheet pan dinner with some south-of-the-border flair, this fajita flank steak cooks the veggies with the fajita-seasoned meat and lime juice for maximum flavor.

  10. Grilled Zucchini Rolls

    Here’s an idea that will tick all the boxes for low-carb vegetarians. You’ll have just as much rolling up these grilled zucchini slices with goat cheese and roasted red peppers as you will eating them.

  11. Honey Glazed Sheet Pan Salmon

    When you’re in a hurry and out of school night dinner ideas, you can’t do better than sheet pan salmon. This dish is simple, healthy, and colorful, with broccoli, sweet potato, and fresh salmon.

  12. Cauliflower Biscuit Bites

    Craving a sausage egg and biscuit sandwich, but not craving those carbs? This genius biscuit recipe uses “cauli-flour”, so it’s completely wheat-free!

  13. Parmesan Baked Tomatoes

    Doesn’t it seem like tomatoes and cheese were just made for each other? Add some elegance to your plate with this upgrade on caprese salad.

  14. Zucchini Pizzas

    So you’re throwing a party and carbs aren’t on the guest list–but these mini veggies pizzas using zucchini rounds instead of crust are definitely invited.

  15. Cheesy Broccolini Spaghetti Squash

    Spaghetti squash “noodles” and broccolini get tossed with two kinds of cheeses for an enlightened spaghetti squash lasagna. You can bake this spaghetti squash casserole recipe right in the shells for an impressive presentation— and for fewer bowls to clean up after dinner!

  16. Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

    Call us the meat matchmakers, because this recipe doubles up the flavor with bacon and pork tenderloin. Your poor pork tenderloin is lonely without carbs, so wrap it up in the sweet embrace of bacon.

  17. Ahi Poke

    Don’t go boring when you could go Hawaiian! This delicious ahi tuna recipe involves no carbs and no cooking.

  18. Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

    A holiday-worthy side dish that makes use of a smart substitution: cauliflower instead of starchy potatoes. These are so good–and since you’re going healthy here, you can indulge elsewhere without going overboard.

  19. Mongolian Beef

    Our favorite takeout fake-out ever! Why not learn to make your favorite Chinese restaurants dish at home?

  20. Tomato Basil Soup

    This recipe for easy homemade tomato basil soup ladles up creamy flavors and soothing memories–and absolutely no carbs!

  21. Shrimp Avocado Salad

    Not only does this salad feature grilled shrimp spiced to perfection with lime juice and chili powder, it’s packed with summer veggies for healthy power in all of nature’s colors. Topped with an incredible avocado dressing, this dish takes salad from a chore to eat to a treat.

  22. Grab-N-Go Omelette

    Here’s how you do low-carb for breakfast: mini omelettes stuffed with ham n’ eggs, cheddar cheese, tomato and fresh basil. Like muffins without the carbs!

  23. Mediterranean Cucumber Salad

    Persian cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, and mint come together for a cool and satisfying low-carb take on tabbouleh.

  24. Egg Roll in a Bowl

    The only thing standing between your goal to eat healthy and your goal to eat egg rolls are those fried wrappers. This recipe loses the calorie-dense dough without losing any of those egg roll flavors.

  25. Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

    This incredible chicken dish is packed full of summer-perfect cilantro-lime flavor and our favorite spices, and it comes together so quickly in the crock-pot to reach fall-apart tenderness.

  26. Bulgogi

    This classic Korean dish is as deliciously basic as can be: thin-sliced beef marinated in a pear-ginger-and-sesame sauce and then grilled to perfection. The hot, sweet, and salty combo is highly crave-able, and because you’re slicing the beef super-thin, it only takes minutes for it to absorb the flavors–no more hours of marinating!

  27. Hasselback Chicken

    We’ve told you about hasselback potatoes. We’ve shared the fun of hasselback apples. Now, we want to round out the meal with the main event entrée (that’s also delicious carb-free): hasselback chicken!

  28. Beer & Mustard Sausage Skewers

    If you’re watching your carbs, you’re probably not downing too many beers. This marinade will satisfy your craving with just a touch of boozy flavor.

  29. Honey Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

    These pork chops are anything but regular. That’s because their marinade includes both the superstar ingredients honey and balsamic vinegar, but also apricot jam, Dijon mustard, garlic, and Sriracha sauce.

  30. Caprese Steak Roll-Ups

    This impressive dish puts provolone cheese, basil and tomato inside a roll of steak for taste like no other, then adds prosciutto to make it even more amazing. It looks like you’d need the skills of a professional chef, but making this actually easier than you’d imagine.

  31. Tomato Eggplant Zucchini Bake

    This rustic vegetarian casserole with tomato, eggplant, zucchini, and fresh herbs is so much less complicated than ratatouille.

  32. Portuguese Baked Eggs

    Eggs for dinner! Or brunch! Or every meal in between!

  33. Cauliflower Casserole

    Two kinds of cheeses plus a whole head of nutritious cauliflower–and absolutely no carbs–get baked into this comforting casserole.

  34. Bacon & Egg Baskets

    All you have to do is read the title of this recipe, and you’ve already got your whole ingredients list right there. These brunch bites are super simple to put together, but the presentation makes them special.

  35. Spinach Artichoke Spaghetti Squash

    One of our favorite appetizers ever is spinach and artichoke dip, and we’ve often said that we could make an entire meal out of the cheesy favorite. Today, that dream comes true, with the help of some spaghetti squash!