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Top 10 Vegetarian Keto Recipes |

And here we are! We’ve spent ages scouring the web, testing, tasting and testing again – and we’ve come up with our TOP 10 VEGETARIAN KETO RECIPES!

To even be considered for this list of veggie exclusives, recipes have got to be quick, tasty and naturally vegetarian and suitable for the ketogenic diet.

Generally, those on the ketogenic diet try to consume to no more than 20g-50g carbs per day. Usually, after a couple of days – or up to three or four days – you’ll enter ‘ketosis’.

This is when the body starts to break down fat and protein for energy – as it suddenly has no (or few) carbs to use, as it normally would.

Keto diets have been shown to be quite effective for short-term weight-loss, and may help prevent cancer and heart disease, though more research is needed.

However – it is not always easy to maintain – especially for vegetarians. The keto diet tends to lean very heavily on meat and fish – vegetarian keto recipes are few and far between.

We would always advise speaking to a doctor before embarking on any type of new diet or lifestyle.

So without further ado –

Here they are – the best vegetarian keto recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner!


A vegetarian keto breakfast isn’t always easy to come by – well, it wasn’t anyway. Now it certainly is! Our faves are:

Low Carb Cream Cheese Pancakes

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4.76 from 97 votes
Ready in:10 minutes
Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: very easy, quick and super-tasty 🙂
2.7 g carbohydrates per serving

The 2 ingredient Low Carb Cream Cheese Pancakes. Just mix eggs and cream cheese to get delicious low carb, high taste pancakes. Ready in 10 minutes.

Low Carb Breakfast Egg Muffins (25 Minutes, Vegetarian)

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4.6 from 140 votes
Ready in:25 minutes
Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: quick and nutritious breakfast, very delicious!
4 g carbohydrates per serving

Delicious and Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffins. Simple recipe, great taste. Low carb and high in protein. Perfect as a full meal or filling snack.


We all need a good lunch and these are our favourite current vegetarian keto lunches. Yummy!

Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti Squash

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Check out the recipe here

Ready in: 40 minutes (just 10 minutes to prepare)
Recipe by: WhataGirlEats
Bonus: tasty and full of health benefits, can be stored for a while in the fridge

Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti Squash is a delicious Whole30 recipe. Whether you eat Whole30 or not, it’s a light, healthy alternative to pasta.

Low-carb Pizza

Low-carb keto pizza from
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Bonus: real, lush pizza taste!
13 g carbohydrates per serving – including toppings and crust!

Everybody loves pizza, don’t they? They do if it’s low-carb! A real treat – the popular dish made low-carb. Who says veggie ketos have to miss out?

Cheddar Cheese Cauliflower Casserole

Top 10 Vegetarian Keto Recipes - Cheddar Cheese Cauliflower Casserole |
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Ready in: 48 minutes (just 15 minutes to prepare)
Recipe by: BrooklynFarmGirl
Bonus: simple ingredients, easy to make, delicious high protein meal

BAKED Cheddar Cheese Cauliflower Casserole recipe! This Loaded Cauliflower Cheese Bake is vegetarian and easy to make. This low carb, keto casserole can be either a side dish or a main dish!


These dinners may look complicated – but they’re not. With quick prep times you throw them together and let heat do the rest. Dinner is ready!

Low-Carb Spinach and Cheese Pie

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4.74 from 38 votes
Ready in:40 minutes
Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: healthy and delicious, full of health benefits, can be stored for a while in the fridge
7 g carbohydrates per serving

This low-carb pie that’s keto-friendly is incredibly tasty – and the best thing – it takes only five minutes to prep! Seriously! Check out the recipe below 😉

5 from 9 votes
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:35 minutes
Total Time:40 minutes



  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F.
  • Beat the eggs in a large bowl.
  • Add the garlic, nutmeg, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  • Grate the cheese.
  • Give it all a stir then mix in the spinach and cheese.
  • Make sure everything is thoroughly coated in egg and spice mix.
  • Pour into a 9 inch pie tin (grease with a little oil first), spread it evenly and get it in the oven!
  • Slice the tomatoes.
  • After about 20 minutes of cooking, take out the pie and layer the tomatoes on top.
  • Cook for another 15-20 mins.
  • When ready, sprinkle on the basil, oregano and a little more salt and pepper.
  • Done! Serve, and enjoy.


Thanks go to this recipe for the inspiration! If you’re after more spinachy goodness then make sure you check out these feta-spinach pancakes. So good!!


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Best Easy Omelette Recipe

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4.75 from 8 votes
Ready in:7 minutes

Bonus: mega quick, perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
1 g carbohydrates per serving

Just eggs in this deliciously simple and perfect natural omelette. Omelettes the way they should be. Vegetarian, healthy and ready in 7 minutes.

It shows vegetarian keto recipes certainly don’t need to be complicated!

Three Cheese Melanzane Parmigiana (Eggplant Parmesan)

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Check out the recipe here

Ready in: 70 minutes (just 30 minutes to prepare)
Recipe by: EmmaEatSandExplores
Bonus: nutritious and extremely delicious, can be stored for a while in the fridge

This is such a great dinner party dish which is why I make it in such huge portions. Also it freezes amazingly well so it’s a great one to make more than you need and freeze the extra portions for another night.

A quick note on this one – some Parmesan cheeses are not vegetarian because they contain rennet. In the US they’re usually fine, but unfortunately (and due to EU law), European Parmesan must be made the ‘traditional’ way – i.e with Rennet. Just ask at your cheese counter if you’re not sure. Many other hard cheeses will suffice, and are rennet-free.

Lemon Garlic Butter Spaghetti Squash

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Ready in: 50 minutes (just 5 minutes to prepare)
Recipe by: ElkeLiving
Bonus: simple ingredients, quick preparation, very delicious 🙂

Whether you are low-carb or looking to increase your vegetables, you’ll love this spaghetti squash dish.


Need a keto snack or something to get you in the mood for main course? This is our go-to.

Vegetarian Mushroom Soup

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4.6 from 15 votes
Ready in:20 minutes
Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp

Bonus: simple and healthy ingredients, quick and extremely delicious, can be stored for a while in the fridge
10.9 g carbohydrates per serving

Vegetarian Mushroom Soup – Quick, Creamy, Delicious. We sort out the myths from the facts to make sure you get a great soup each and every time.

This brings up to the end of our Top Ten Vegetarian Keto Ideas, we hope you enjoy them!

Are you looking for more weight-loss recipes? We have a whole load right over here as well. They’re not all keto, but they’re all delicious. Have a browse!


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  1. 5 stars
    Pretty impressed by the variety of recipes although calling one an “omelette” when it’s just beaten egg and no filling was a stretch of the imagination!

    1. Hey Jackie, glad you like the recipes! Haha I see your point, but I’d say it’s definitely an omelette as you don’t stir the eggs when cooking (unlike scrambled eggs), and you fold it over to serve (which makes it an omelette). Of course low-carb fillings can (maybe even should) be added – I think I’d start with spinach and cheese 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    Really liked the vegetarian option here,so hard to find what to cook these days…I am glad I’ve got u…

    1. Thanks Roopa! I’m glad we can inspire you 🙂

  3. I love these ideas, I am kept but going to try vegetarian keto. thanks for these. I do wish one time I would see a post any post these days without a negative remark smh.. thanks again.

    1. Really glad you find our collection helpful, Kelli! Enjoy 🙂

  4. 5 stars
    I made the Three Cheese Melanzane Parmigiana and it was absolutely delicious. I scaled it down a quite a lot but it still fed two of us for 2 days, with a side salad, with a bit left for lunch on day 3! I’ll definitely make this again soon. Although I eat a bit of fish now and then, I don’t eat any meat and thought I would never be able to do Keto – but recipes like this really make it easy.

  5. 5 stars
    Great recipe ideas thank you. I recently signed up for a vegetarian keto meal plan ideas and it was pretty much eggs all day

    1. Haha yes, it is a bit on the tricky side. And eggs definitely make their way in there frequently. Glad you like some fresh ideas, Jen!

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