35+ Dairy Free Keto Dinner Ideas

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A healthy Keto Diet doesn’t have to be full of dairy. So whether you are lactose intolerant or just need to cut back those calories, this big list of 35+ Dairy Free Keto Dinner Ideas will keep your low carb journey fresh.

Dairy Free Thai Food


This crock pot meal is a fantastic way to get the most flavor and “mmm’s” from he least amount of effort in the kitchen. It’s super easy to pair with shirataki noodles or cauliflower rice.

Slow Cooker Low Carb Mongolian Beef
Sweet and Spicy Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef is one of those simple set and forget type of dinners. This recipe is picky kid approved and you can serve it with stir fried veggies, zoodles or riced cauliflower.
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Yes, you can eat corned beef hash for breakfast or dinner. It’s delicious.

Low Carb Corned Beef Hash
Crispy corned beef and radish hash makes a great breakfast or breakfast for dinner meal. Even the pickiest eaters will love this traditional dish made low carb. Amazing with eggs and low carb bread. You can use leftover corned beef from St. Paddy's, canned or deli style corned beef.
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Keto Mexican Meatball Soup- This is by far one of best soups you’ll ever taste. If you make it once, you’ll make it all year long. The flavors are amazing and mint is the secret ingredient. Check it out…

Keto Sopa de Albondigas Recipe ( Keto Meatball Soup)
This soup is packed with flavor and will warm you up from the inside out. If you have never had Albondigas (Al-bone-di-goss) then you are in for a treat. This is a tried and true recipe that I have been making for years and it's a hit EVERY SINGLE TIME. I have Ketofied it to be low carb but it's just as delicious as ever! The secret ingredient in the meatballs gives this soup a one of a kind flavor straight from Mexico. Half of the cooking time is passive simmering of deliciousness.
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This Julia Child’s inspired “Buf Borgi” lights up the eyes of the whole family when they start to recognize what’s for dinner by the aroma coming from the kitchen.

This dish calls for red wine. So, buy a BIG bottle of dry red wine and make some Spicy Mulled Holiday Wine with the leftovers to enjoy while your stew is stewing.

Crockpot Beef Bourguignon
This rich and hearty take on Julia Child’s Classic Dish is a fantastic celebration of flavor. It’s simple yet elegant and is a wonderful dish that keeps you Keto even if you are having company who isn’t. This is a dish you will make again and again.
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Beef Bourguignon recipe Keto Low Carb gluten free

Asian recipes are almost always dairy free. This this one of the simplest stir fry’s that I’ve ever made. Less really is more sometimes.

Beef Stir Fry Recipe
This recipe is delicious as is but don't forget to use you imagination too.  Add some other veggies like broccoli if you want to.  Change to chili peppers if you would like a little more spice.
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Keto Beef Stir Fry recipe gluten free low carb

Chili con carne is the ultimate Keto dish. But, if you decide that you really miss beans, check out these black soybeans. You’ll be amazed at how delicious and nutritious (super high in fiber) they are. It’s easy to make this dish dairy free- just skip the cheese topping.

Easy Keto Chili
Chili and Cornbread are a year round dish in the Rocky Mountains. It's easy, low carb and will keep you full. This meal keeps well for weekday lunches and travels if you are camping or going to a gathering. It's also the perfect offering for mixed (Non-Keto) company and my picky tween gobbles it up.
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Low Carb Chili Recipe gluten free keto

If you think that making a Prime rib is too hard to make, you’re in the right place. Repeat after me…I can make prime rib and I will not ruin it. Once you learn the “secret” it’s no biggie.

Perfect Prime Rib
This simple method will help you make the best prime rib roast you have ever had. I know that's big talk but this recipe is out of this world fantastic and you'll be proud of the results. It's so much easier than most people think.
This is a specific method for achieving a juicy prime rib that sits at just a shade under medium rare. This works best and is easiest with newer ovens that have digital temperature settings.
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This recipe is a rock star for Keto. It goes with any side you can think of and anyone can pull it off. Easy peasy dairy free Keto.

Cajun Butter Steak Bites
Absolutely mouthwatering steak bites. Easy to make and the whole family will love it.
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This recipe doesn’t get as much love as it should. It’s simple, yet PACKED to the gills with low carb nutrition you need to keep the motor running smoothly.

Classic Goulash Keto Style
A Keto take on the Classic Goulash you remember from "way back." It's filling, delicious low carb and super easy!
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Keto Chili with Low Carb Beans:

Oh yeah baby, beans! You are going to love this recipe! Skip the cheese on top to keep it dairy free.

Bowl of Keto Chili with low carb beans


Chicken is a staple in most households. It’s so versatile. If dairy free is what you need, this list is a great place to start.

OMG. This peanut sauce is coveted around our house. I’ve seen my husband and daughter argue over the leftovers.

Keto Peanut Pad Thai with Shirataki Noodles
This fantastic Low Carb Pad Thai can be made faster than the delivery guy can get there and it won't kick you out of Ketosis. The fresh ingredients and homemade sauce are better than take out!
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I’m hot, sticky sweet, from my head….you get it. This sweet and sticky chicken is delectable.

Low Carb Sticky Baked Chicken
Sweet and sticky chicken is crispy baked on the outside while staying tender and juicy inside. This addictive sticky sauce seals in the flavor and just might be the best baked chicken recipe ever.
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This Thai Curry recipe is made with fresh veggies and coconut milk. It’s impressive and spicy so get ready to make your newest favorite recipe.

Low Carb Green Curry Chicken – Braised Method
The warm spices of Thailand abound in this Keto Green Curry Braised Chicken. The meat is tender and the the flavors of fresh Spring vegetables, spicy green curry and coconut milk will have you dancing in your kitchen. Bookmark this recipe because you are going to want it again and again.
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This roadside chicken is one of our favorites and we look forward to eating it in it’s native environment this week. That’s right people…Mexico is the home of this roasted chicken inspiration.

Mexican Roasted Chicken
If you've ever wandered the streets of any city in Mexico, you know what this recipe is and your mouth is already watering. Hang on to your sombrero because this tender juicy chicken explodes with flavor.
This is the baked version of the spicy chicken you'll find on roasting on spits in every large market from Cancun to TJ.
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Chimichurri sauce is a staple in our house and you can almost always find this Naturally Low Carb / Keto Argentine sauce in the fridge.

Roasted Chimichurri Chicken
This spicy chicken is slathered with spicy chimichurri butter and roasted to crispy perfection. You can roast a whole chicken or just your favorite cuts. This amazing Argentian dish is healthy, warm and inviting.
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I have never met anyone who doesn’t LOVE cashew chicken. It’s made in the crock-pot so it’s a huge time saver.

Low Carb Cashew Chicken – Easy Crock Pot Version
This crock pot low carb cashew chicken is so easy and has the take-out taste that you miss. Serve with low carb cauliflower rice or sauteed veggie stir fry.
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I made this recipe on the grill the other day so that I didn’t have to heat up the kitchen. OMG….is all I have to say about that.

Low Carb Buffalo Hot Wings
Crispy, spicy and delicious game day food. This is an easy recipe that you can make at home for yourself or for a crowd.
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This should be called chicken taco in a bowl but I don’t know if it would ever catch on. That’s what it tastes like though.

Sopa Azteca – AKA Low Carb Tortilla Soup
Hot, spicy and super easy to make. This Low Carb Soup is the ultimate in Mexican inspired comfort food. It can be made in under an hour on the stove or slow cooked all day.
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Chicken and coconut do go together! This my version of what I once thought was a super weird combination. But do you know what? It’s delightful! Especially when you’ve been in a rut.

📋 Fried Keto Coconut Chicken Strips Recipe
This chicken strip recipe brings the taste of the islands to you. It's crunchy goodness that the whole family will love. See the post for lower calorie cooking options if you are concerned about calories.
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The whole family is gonna love this one. It’s packed with spices and makes plain old bbq chicken look like child play.

Easy Keto Tandoori Chicken
Tandoori Chicken is naturally Ketolicious but the traditional method is time intensive. This version leaves you with the Tandoori flavor and the ease of a weeknight meal.
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Spicy Cuban inspired pork is the star of the show. Serve spicy Keto frijoles borrachos and tabbouleh salad with this roasted pork and everyone will cheer!

Cuban Vodú Pork Roast
This spicy pork roast recipe will have your family thinking you're practicing magic in the kitchen. It's simple to make but the flavors are complex. The enticing aroma will have everyone gathering in the kitchen waiting for dinner before it's ready to come out of the oven.
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This easy egg roll in a bowl can be made ahead. And, you can make it as spicy or mild as you like.

Egg Roll in a Bowl
This quick & easy one-pan Egg Roll in a Bowl really tastes like Chinese take-out
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Yep. Cinnamon. On pork chops. It’s a thing. and that thing is a winner!

Easy Cinnamon Pork Chops
Hearty, savory and packed with flavor is the best way to descibe this juicy and tender pork chop. See the post for the secret to perfect pork chops everytime…
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Keto Cinnamon Pork Chops Recipe gluten free low carb

This tender shredded pork is what Keto dreams are made of. Pair it with Thom’s easy Keto Gordita recipe and you’ll be dancing in your seat.

Easy Pork Carnitas Recipe
If you like tacos, you will love this recipe.  
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Some people call this “Crack Cabbage”. But that’s a stupid name so we call it bacon fried cabbage. If you still want to “Crack out” you can lol.

Bacon Fried Cabbage
Super quick and easy Bacon fried cabbage recipe. An instant family favorite.
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Char Siu is the official name and you’re going to love it! It’s sticky, sweet and spicy…OMG.

Chinese Take-Out BBQ Pork Recipe
This Keto version of Chinese Style BBQ Pork is fantastic! It dresses up Keto Fried Rice and is perfect in Egg Roll Bowls. It's not a super fast recipe but I think it's worth the time if you are craving take-out and don't want to kick yourself out of Ketosis. It freezes well if you want to make it ahead and freeze it for later.
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Keto Chinese Take-Out BBQ Pork recipe gluten free low carb

I LOVE NEW ORLEANS! And, I am really afraid of what her natives would think about this recipe. But, when you need a good cajun fix, this recipe does the trick without kicking you out of Ketosis.

Keto Cajun Dirty Rice
This simple recipe is packed with flavor and will help curb your cravings for the high carb version of this classic dish. Cauliflower is the perfect canvas to soak up all of the spiciness of the blackened seasoning and sausage. Enjoy this recipe as a stand alone dinner choice or as a side dish.
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I have been obsessed with Thai food. It’s true. But that’s okay because I think think of one recipe what includes dairy on a Thai menu. With the exception of the milk tea of coarse….

Thai Shrimp & Veggie Soup
This soup is a healthy weeknight dinner that comes together in minutes. The complex layers of flavor let the goodness of the veggies shine through while tasting like you spent hours in the kitchen. It's packed with healthy fiber and is about as nutritionally balanced for the Keto Diet as you can get. This soup is one of those dishes that you are sure to make again and again.
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Thai Shrimp & Veggie Soup recipe keto gluten free low carb

Tacos of any kind can be a great dairy free Keto Recipe if you leave off the cheese and add in low carb tortillas. Simple and delicious. These tacos take about 15 minutes to make.

Simple Low Carb Fish Tacos
This simple Fish Taco Recipe packs a punch. It only takes a few minutes to get this dinner on the table. Perfect for weeknights. You can cook the fish in your air fryer or on a cast iron skillet.
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I could eat this easy Low carb Shrimp curry every single day for a week. Coconut milk and shrimp go together like…well, like shrimp and coconut. Or peanut butter and low carb jam.

Coconut Shrimp Curry
This simple Coconut Shrimp Curry is perfect for a quick and classy weeknight dinner. It's family approved and addictive.
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Is Salmon Piccata a real thing? YES! It’s all of the great things you get in your standard chicken piccata except its made with healthy salmon. Get those healthy omegas in!

Easy Low Carb Salmon Piccata
Golden pan seared salmon smothered in a white wine, lemon sauce and laced with capers. This gorgeous gluten free, dairy free dish can be served in under 30 minutes.
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If you’re a shrimp lover you are going to flip over this easy (and lower calorie) version of fried coconut shrimp.

Keto Coconut Shrimp
I cannot believe how easy it is to make these! This is a classy dish that you can serve to company or make for yourself. They look beautiful on the plate…but they wont stay there long because they are fan-freaking-tastic!
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Coconut Shrimp Recipe Keto Gluten free low carb

The chopped veggies, crab and spices are a perfect combo for this “Budda Bowl” style meal. You’ll find your zen in this masterpiece of easy Keto Dinners.

Keto California Roll Bowl
This quick and healthy California Roll Bowl will satisfy your sushi cravings while keeping you in Ketosis. This dish is packed full of fresh veggies and the sushi taste you miss. The ingredients can be prepped ahead of time so that you can make a weeknight meal in a flash.
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I know, I know, some people don’t dig lamb. But a well done cut is a succulent treat. The key? SALT.

Follow the directions in these recipes and you’ll love every morsel of this underused nutritious powerhouse meat.

This slow cooked lamb is worthy of a holiday table or week night dinner. Either way, you are going to love this succulent, melt in your mouth meal.

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Lamb Roast – Naturally Low Carb Recipe
Put away the knives because you won't need them if you make this fork tender, juicy lamb recipe. This succulent lamb is not gamey and is easy enough for everyday while still being impressive enough to honor your guests. If you like lamb, I cannot recommend this recipe enough.
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This low carb sauce is sort of a mix between mole and a divine reduction. This is a classy meal for people who love the finer things in life.

Lamb Chops & Low Carb Spicy Dark Chocolate Sauce
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If the chocolate sauce seems a little too far out for comfort. This classic red wine reduction reigns it back in.

Lamb Chops with Low Carb Reduction Sauce – Red Wine Version
This is an amazingly simple lamb chop recipe with a low carb wine reduction pan sauce that will give you BIG results. This gourmet French recipe can be accomplished by a novice chef in under and 45 minutes, including the marinating time.
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This lamb stew is Keto Comfort food that everyone will love.

Healthy Lamb Stew – Slow Cooker Recipe
Lamb Stew, also known as Agnello Brasato is a rich and satisfying Italian Peasant Stew. The tender morsels of lamb will melt in your mouth and your family will gobble it up. It's packed with healthy ingredients and some warm spices that make this "peasant" food a feast fit for royalty.
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Grilled Lamb Loin Chops:

Juicy, spiced lamb chops drizzled with olive oil and lightly charred. This amazing meal is super simple and fancy enough for company too.

Served Grilled Lamb Chops on a plate


So many Keto Recipe Soups contain A LOT of cheese. This leek soup changes the tone and will fill you up too.

Keto Thai Curry Coconut Leek Soup
An all season, spicy soup with the fresh flavors of coconut, leeks, and the smooth creaminess of tofu. A healthy soup that can be served with a green salad and low carb bread or as a starter for a hearty meal.
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This clean, fiber packed recipe is great meal on it’s own and has plenty of protein to boot. (No, it doesn’t taste like cauliflower after its been seasoned with the secret ingredients).

Keto Fried Rice Recipe
This is wonderful. I think it tastes cleaner than the carby version and it will keep you in Ketosis. It has only 4 net carbs per serving.
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If your looking for even more Keto friendly recipe ideas…

I know you came for the Dairy Free Keto Friendly recipes but you might like these drinks too…The Big List of Low Carb Cocktails for Summer.

Or the dairy free Keto Breads….

And if you are into creamy Smothered Pork Chops you can find them here.

If you need some help staying on track with Keto or low carb living, we have a ton of helpful resources here too…

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