17 Keto Side Dishes that You’ll Make On Repeat

by Carole John

1. Keto Mac and Cheese

Keto Side Dishes Recipes

This is made with no Cauliflower and uses actual macaroni pasta.  You will need Keto Macaroni, Cheese, Heavy Cream, Salt, and Pepper.  You only need 15 minutes, and it will be ready.  You can store this for up to one week in the refrigerator, and it can be frozen for up to 2 months.  Full recipe at The Big Man’s Recipe. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 22g | Sodium: 1094mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 13g | Vitamin A: 1397IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 453mg | Iron: 2mg | NET CARBS: 4g

Keto Side Dishes Recipes
Source: The Big Man's Recipe

2. KETO MASHED POTATOES: Keto Sides Dishes

These are fluffy and creamy, and they are made without potatoes. This recipe uses low-carb vegetable- rutabaga, which works better than cauliflower.  Again these can be refrigerated for 3 days or frozen for up to 2 months.  Full recipe at The Big Man’s Recipe. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 530mg | Fiber: 7g | Vitamin A: 327IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg | NET CARBS: 3g

best keto side dishes
Source: The Big Man's Recipe

3. Caprese salad

Keto Side Dishes Recipes

This is a great dish that combines the flavors of the whole mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, tangy balsamic glaze, and fresh basil to make a great salad.  This is perfect for an evening.  Full recipe at Whole Lotta Yum. 


Yield8 /Serving Size1Amount Per Serving/ Calories169/ Total Fat12g/ Saturated Fat6g/ Trans Fat0g/ Unsaturated Fat5g/ Cholesterol36mg/ Sodium329mg/ Carbohydrates3g/ Net Carbohydrates2g/ Fiber1g/ Sugar3g/ Protein11g

Keto side dish recipes
Source: Whole Lotta Yum

4. Egg and Avocado Salad:Keto Sides Dishes

This is a no-cook salad that is easy to make. It is made with avocado, hard-boiled eggs, mayo, and dijon mustard. It is, therefore, a good way for you to track your healthy eating plan.  Full recipe at whole lotta yum. 

Source: Whole Lotta Yum


 Many people enjoy t side dishes with their meals, so why not make this for your holiday or a simple dinner at home? It can be Thanksgiving Keto Side Dishes, and Christmas Keto Side Dishes, among others. 

Why not try this Cauliflower Mac and Cheese? It is one of the tastiest keto side dishes. Instead of macaroni, it uses cauliflower. 

Calories: 568.75kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.2g | Protein: 21.95g | Fat: 50.54g | Saturated Fat: 29.73g | Cholesterol: 170.54mg | Sodium: 857.76mg | Potassium: 449.82mg | Fiber: 1.96g | Sugar: 4.15g | Vitamin A: 1630.48IU | Vitamin C: 46.43mg | Calcium: 563.61mg | Iron: 0.86mg

Full recipe at Kicking Carbs. 

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6. Creamed Brussels Sprouts

Keto Sides Dishes

One of the easiest and most delicious Brussels sprouts.  Full recipe at Delish.

Nutrition (per serving):

262 calories, 12 g protein, 14 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 19 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 495 mg sodium

Creamed Brussels Sprouts
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7. KETO GRAVY: Keto Sides Dishes

This pairs well with  Cauliflower mashed potatoes. It has less than I carb per serving.  You only need 5 minutes to prepare it.  Full recipe at Four score living.



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8. Keto Tortilla Chips

Keto Sides Dishes

Bring Mexican night to your home.  This is perfect for your casseroles. For instance, Christmas Casseroles and Thanksgiving Casseroles, among others. It is also perfect for a vast crowd. 

Nutrition (per serving):

270 calories, 15 g protein, 6 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 22 g fat, 7 g saturated fat, 677 mg sodium

Full recipe at Delish. 

Keto friendly side dishes
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9. Keto Creamed Spinach

Keto Side Dishes Recipes

This is one of the easiest keto side dishes to make. It is perfect for a Christmas dinner and Thanksgiving dinner, among others. It is made with cream and milk and no flour.  It only takes 10 mins to be ready. 

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Sodium: 402mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 7092IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 2mg | NET CARBS: 3g
Full Recipe at The Big Man’s World. 
Source: The Big Man's World


Keto Sides Dishes

This is low carb and a classic holiday side dish.  The french green beans are covered in a mushroom sauce and then topped with crispy onion rings.  Within 25 minutes, it is ready. 

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 24g | Sodium: 770mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin A: 962IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg | NET CARBS: 3g

Full recipe at The Big Man’s World. 

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This dip is easy to make and super delicious.  You will end up making it a lot.  You can never go wrong with bacon.  You only need 45 minutes, and it is ready.  

Full recipe at Damn Delicious. 

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12. Mashed Butternut Squash

This butternut squash side dish is creamy and smooth.  Opt for butter instead of milk or cream.  It takes minimal effort to prepare, and it will be ready in under one hour.  

Full Recipe at Delish

Mashed Butternut Squash
Source: Delish

13. Keto Bacon and Cheese Biscuits:Keto Sides Dishes

Keto biscuits are very hard to come b, so why not make them home? 

Get the full recipe at Delish. 

Source: Delish

14. Cheesy Bacon Keto Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

This is very similar to a  broccoli casserole. Brocolli makes it more filling and nutritious.  This is also kids friendly. It is topped with melted cheese and will have kids asking for more.  

Full recipe at how to this and that. 


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 306Total Fat: 28gCarbohydrates: 6.6gNet Carbohydrates: 4.7gFiber: 1.9gProtein: 20g

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15. Caprese Zoodles

Keto Sides Dishes

With this recipe, you won’t miss carbs. They are easy to make and will be ready in 25 minutes.  Full recipe at Delish. 

Caprese Zoodles
Source: Delish


Why not roast your vegetables? Roasting them with vinegar brings out the flavor of the vegetables. It is also an easy way to have your family eat more vegetables.  Full recipe at wholesome yum. 

17. Garlic Butter Keto Bread

Keto Sides Dishes

This bread is crispy on the outside and moist on the inside.  This uses almond flour which is ideal for the keto diet.  Other vital ingredients are mozzarella, cream cheese, baking powder, cooked bacon pieces, parmesan, Italian seasoning, butter, parsley, and garlic.

Full recipe at eatwell101. 

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