Meeting all dietary needs may pose a challenge to some people especially if ketogenic diet is in question or you don’t eat meat. But here is a list of sumptuous healthy dinner ideas for vegetarians looking for low carb meals.
Italian-Style Baked Mushrooms
The Italian-style baked mushroom also known as Funghi Al Forno is a great example of a perfect dinner dish for vegetarians looking for low carb meals.
- 500g mushrooms
- 1 large can tomatoes
- 2 cups parmesan cheese, grated
- 2 tbsp garlic or onion ghee, or a mixture of both
- 2 tbsp basil, fresh
- 1 tbsp parsley, fresh
- 1 tsp oregano, dried
- salt and pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 200 °C then slice your clean mushrooms. Heat your infused ghee. Make sure your pan is non-stick. Add mushroom and season with salt and pepper then cook it for 5 minutes.
Remove mushroom from the heat then place in small baking trays. Chop herbs in a bowl then mix basil canned tomatoes, parsley and season with salt. Top the mixture with grated parmesan cheese then place it in a preheated oven for at least 20 minutes. Cool it on a rack and enjoy your dinner.
Low Carb Spinach and Ricotta Bake
These two ingredients are totally versatile and will make any vegetarian smile. For a good health and a tasty meal, this dish offers savory and sweet taste.
- 600g frozen spinach
- 1 garlic clove (finely chopped)
- 20ml virgin olive oil
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Sprinkle of organic broth granules
- 2 eggs
- 250g ricotta
- 1 (100g) mozzarella
- 50g (50ml) double cream
- 75g freshly grated Parmesan
Heat up some virgin oil in a shallow pan before adding spinach, broth granules, garlic, some black pepper, paprika and nutmeg. Stir and make sure it is dry and set it aside to cool.
Preheat your oven to 180ºC. Whisk eggs and add ricotta. Whisk again. Add some cream as you whisk then sprinkle salt, black pepper ,cooled down spinach, 50g Parmesan and cubed mozzarella. Make sure everything is mixed up before pouring to a buttered oven dish about 20cm by 30cm.
Even it out then sprinkle the remaining Parmesan on top. Bake for 30 minutes then raise temperatures of your oven to 200ºC. Bake for 10 more minutes but make sure the top is golden brown before serving it.
Tex Mex White Egg Pizza a Low Carb Keto Pizza Bonanza
You can never go wrong with this pizza considering that it is a tempting and tasty meal. It helps you stick to a healthy low carb diet.
- 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
- 2 large eggs
- Ground cumin
- Kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon filtered water
- 1/8 cup Egg Fast Alfredo Sauce
- 1/2 pickled jalapeno, minced
- 1 ounce Monterey jack cheese
- 1 tablespoon green onion
Preheat oven up to 350° and make sure the skillet is also heat with virgin oil over medium high heat. Oil should moisten sides of the pan too.
Season eggs with kosher salt, cumin and black pepper then whisk. Cook eggs over a heavy oven-skillet without stirring. The eggs should be a little moist and wobble at the top. Top it up with Egg Fast Alfredo mixed with ½ chopped jalapeno. Sprinkle shredded cheese or purple onion and add bacon crumbles.
Put your pan into a preheated oven (350°) then bake for 3-5 minutes. Bake for a minute until the cheese and sauce turn golden. Let it rest fro 5 minutes before serving.
Cheesy Cauliflower alla Vodka Casserole
If you Love cheese then you will love this low carb dish served at your dinner table. This is a great dinner idea if you are looking for a low carb meal.
- 8 cups cooked cauliflower florets
- 2 cups vodka sauce
- 2 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
- 2 Tbsp melted butter
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
- 6 slices Provolone cheese
- 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
Put cauliflower, heavy whipping cream, vodka sauce, Parmesan cheese, butter, black pepper and kosher salt in a bowl and mix well. Transfer the mixture into a dish and top it up with slices of Provolone cheese.
Bake it is a preheated oven (375° F) for 30-49 minutes and make sure the cheese is completely melted. Remove it and let it rest for 10 minutes then sprinkle chopped fresh basil.
Kale feta Stuffed portobello mushroom Caps
If you are not a fan of mushrooms, you should try this yummy recipe. This is a hearty side dish that works with any meal.
- 4 cups chopped fresh kale
- 2 tsp oil
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 4 ounces lite feta cheese, crumbled
- 6 medium mushroom caps or 4 large
- 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
- 2 tsp minced garlic
Heat oil and minced garlic in a pan to prepare kale and feta. Add kale before garlic burns then sauté it for 5-8 minutes. Before adding garlic powder, feta cheese and salt.
Combine and cook until feta is warmed and kale is tender and wilted. Remove from The heat and let it cool.
Mix olive oil and garlic in a small bowl. Brush grated on a preheated grill with some oil before placing mushrooms on grills. Brush them lightly with oil and cook for 5-8 minutes then flip them over. Brush the other side too. Make sure they are tender. Divide your stuffing mixture evenly on top of each mushroom and enjoy your dinner.
Crock Pot Cauliflower and Cheese
You wont believe how cheesy dinner can get. This is an easy meal that is made in the crock pot. It is easy to prepare and will only take 5 minutes to get ready.
- 1 head cauliflower
- 1 can condensed cheddar soup
- 1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/4 cup finely diced onion
- 2 cups shredded cheddar
Get a 3-4 quart crock pot and grease the inside. Place the cauliflower in the pot. Combine the ingredients in a medium saucepan then heat. Stir until the cheese melts. Pour the sauce over your cauliflower and cover the pot. Cook for 3 ½ hours on low heat. Once ready, serve it warm.