Keto can be a steep learning curve to begin with! Unlike other diets, it’s not just a case of meal planning, but you need to choose the right meals that will keep you in ketosis.
With carbs to avoid, macros and net carbs to count, it can be tricky for the novice keto-eater.
When you’re busy feeding your family, then keto one pot meals can be a life saver. All the one pot meals detailed are delicious and the perfect go-to dinners, for when time is tight.
There are classics such as Jambalaya, Meatballs, Crack Chicken, and Beef Stroganoff. They have all been given a keto twist. You’ll find the dishes are rich, creamy, and cheesy. But they are all low on carbs and use ingredients such as cauliflower rice.
You’ll find that many of the dishes are economical and use inexpensive ingredients such as chicken thighs. And they all use just one pot, so you won’t be left with a mountain of washing up.
Here’s our recipe round up of 15 the best keto one pot meals.
Quick Chicken and Peanut Keto Stir Fry
This Asian inspired dish is flavored with ginger, garlic, and scallions for the base. It uses juicy chicken thighs and a generous portion of healthy peanuts. It's finished with sriracha or chili sauce and soy or coconut aminos.
Easy Creamy Keto Tuna Casserole (Try This Family Favorite)
This tuna casserole is creamy and cheesy and can all be thrown together with store cupboard ingredients for a tasty weekday supper. It also has a kick from the addition of green chilies.
Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli: Whole30, Paleo, Keto, GF - Whole Kitchen Sink
This tasty beef dish has Chinese five spice for an oriental flavor. You make it by simply adding the beef and spices to your slow cooker. Add the broccoli at the end to keep it crisp and green. It's suitable for Paleo, keto and Whole30 diets.
Keto Jambalaya with Chicken and Chorizo
This jambalaya is delicious bursting with cajun spices. You won't miss the rice with juicy chicken thighs and spicy chorizo.
Italian Sausage, Peppers and Onions with Sauce
This weekday favorite is super quick and tasty. You can cook the sausages and peppers either in a skillet or on a sheet pan. It's then finished with a low carb Marinara sauce. Mop up the sauce with tasty garlic keto bread.
Easy Garlic Butter Keto Chicken Thighs with Green Beans
Chicken thighs are economical and tastier and juicier than chicken breasts. This garlicky and lemon butter recipe is perfect for weekdays. Serve with green beans and a side of keto bread.
Meatball Casserole Parmesan
Meatballs are a great economical weekday dish. This super cheesy version baked in the oven is perfect for a keto diet and delicious. Serve with a salad and keto garlic bread.
Low-Carb Moroccan Fish One Tray Bake
This tray bake is given a Moroccan twist by basting the fish with harissa paste. Simply bake the veggies and then layer the fish over the top to finish cooking. Serve sprinkled with almonds and pine nuts.
Seared Scallops and Cauliflower Rice Risotto
For a more luxurious dinner serve these sweet seared scallops with a decadent creamy cauliflower risotto. With cream and Parmesan you want miss the rice. You can swap out the scallops for shrimp if you prefer.
Keto Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef Recipe
This Mongolian Beef dish is flavored with sesame oil, ginger, garlic and coconut aminos. To give it an authentic flavor a small amount of Blackstrap molasses is used. It's all cooked in the slow cooker to make the beef tender and delicious.
Keto Fried Rice and Chicken
This Chinese dish is made authentically using garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and chili flakes. The rice has been substituted with cauliflower rice. Traditional soy can be replaced with either Tamari or Coconut Aminos. If you're looking for the lowest carb option, then tamari will give you 1.5g
Instant Pot Crack Chicken | The Most Amazing Chicken Dinner
This crack chicken one pot meal is delicious. Combining bacon, cream cheese and ranch dressing it's sure to become a weekday staple that the whole family will love.
Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Casserole - Keto Recipe
This keto-friendly cheesy chicken is sure to be a favorite. It has heaps of healthy broccoli and is topped with lots of gooey Mozzarella. Serve with keto-friendly pasta and bread, to mop up the creamy sauce.
Creamy Keto Shrimp Scampi
For a sophisticated dining dish impress friends with this low carb keto-friendly dish. It's served with zoodles or zucchini noodles and has just 5g net carbs.
Beef Stroganoff Recipe with Sour Cream (Gluten-Free)
This classic Russian dish is a delicious combination of beef, sour cream, and mushrooms. It's all cooked in one skillet in less than 30 minutes. Serve with cauliflower rice and salad.
With all of these options you’re sure to be able to find some recipes you love and use time and time again. If you’re looking for some quick and easy side orders, then check out the 15 Best Bread Recipes. And don’t forget to check out 15 Easy Keto Desserts if you’re after a sweet fix.