Delicious Low-Carb Meals

Our low-carb diabetic recipes are tasty, healthy, and easy-to-make. We compiled our favorite light breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, each containing around 30 carbs or less per serving, that make it easy to stick to a healthy eating plan.

Steak with Potato-Cauliflower Mash

We sneaked cauliflower florets into our light, fluffy mashed potatoes recipe to cut back on carbs. Broiled sirloin steak and homemade tomato sauce round out the low-carb dinner.

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Arugula BLT Pizzas

When you need a quick fix, this six-ingredient recipe is a go-to. Whole grain English muffins serve as the crust for mini pizzas containing just 122 calories and 15 grams of carb per serving.

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Vegetarian Fried Rice

Looking for a vegetarian recipe that doesn’t pack on the carbs? Try this delicious tofu and rice dish featuring carrots, soybeans, and Asian chili sauce.

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Onion-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Chutney-Mustard Sauce

Stuffed with onions and raisins and served with mango-mustard sauce, this pork recipe gives you sweet and savory flavors for only 176 calories and 11 grams of carb per serving.

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Grilled Lime Chicken with Watermelon Salsa

Fruity salsa is a cool and refreshing contrast to peppery grilled chicken. This gluten-free Mexican recipe weighs in at just 9 grams of carb per serving.

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Pork Medallions with Cranberry-Onion Relish

Sweet sautéed onions and cranberries brighten up this easy dinner recipe featuring crispy flour-coated pork. Choose this meal for a low-carb alternative to heavier fried food.

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Super Breakfast Burritos

For a morning fiber and protein boost, make these healthy vegetarian breakfast burritos. Our low-carb Tex-Mex recipe is packed with black beans, corn, eggs, and more.

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Chicken Cacciatore

Traditional cacciatore—meaning “hunter” in Italian—includes braised meat prepared with tomatoes, onions, and herbs. We added mushrooms to our version of the low-carb chicken recipe.

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Blue Cheese-Topped Pork Chops

Here’s a delicious pork recipe that requires only six ingredients. Cayenne pepper and reduced-fat blue cheese kick up the flavor of the low-calorie dinner while keeping it at just 2 grams of carb per serving.

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Chicken Salad Panini Sandwiches

Cheesy grilled chicken salad sandwiches for only 19 grams of carb per serving? Believe it! We gave the light lunch peppery, smoky flavor by adding arugula and roasted red peppers.

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Meat Loaf with Sour Cream-Mushroom Sauce

We lightened up this comfort food classic by using lean ground beef, fat-free milk, and light sour cream. The diabetic dinner is a perfect choice for fall and winter weeknights.

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Green Chile Chicken Tortilla Casserole

This gorgeous chicken casserole contains everything you love about Mexican food—in one dish! Enjoy layer after layer of cheesy, spicy Tex-Mex flavor for just 16 grams of carb per serving.

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Crispy Almond Fish with Potato Crisps

Get your omega-3 fatty acids with this low-carb fish dinner recipe. Coated in almonds and served with a side of crispy homemade potato chips, the flavorful dish is sure to be a hit!

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Homemade Walking Tacos

Spice up taco night without going over your carb limit! Buying preportioned 100-calorie packages of nacho cheese-flavor tortilla chips keeps you from adding extra calories, fat, and carbs to your meal.

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Sauteed Shiitake and Bok Choy with Shrimp

Add shrimp, mushrooms, and garlic to a sizzlin' skillet for a flavorful one-dish meal that's low-carb and high in protein.

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Feta-Stuffed Burgers

Just a bit of feta cheese adds a rich, tangy flavor to these satisfying stuffed burgers.

Tip: Feta is sometimes referred to as pickled cheese because it's stored in a salty brine similar to pickles.

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Pork and Edamame Soup

This Asian-influenced soup is chock-full of soy protein with the helping hand of edamame. Opt for this low-carb meal instead of calorie-laden takeout.

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Sauteed Pork Chops with Apples

Take pork chops to a new level with a super easy Sugar and Spice Rub and sauteed Granny Smith apples. Best of all, this yummy dinner is low in carbs and calories!

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Layered Brisket Dinner

After a long day of running around, come home to juicy brisket and tender potatoes and carrots simmering in the slow cooker. A serving of this meat-and-potatoes meal has just 273 calories and 14 grams of carb.

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Spicy Drumsticks

Add some spice to dinner tonight with this mouthwatering chicken. Serve with brown rice and a side salad for a super easy meal.

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Onion Ponzu

This protein-packed steak dinner gets its stunning sweet and savory flavor from a marinade made with ginger, garlic, lemongrass, and agave nectar.

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Scrambled Eggs with Sausage

Whether you're looking for a morning meal or an easy dinner, this savory scramble will hit the spot. Each low-cal, low-carb serving includes an English muffin half, half of a turkey sausage link, cherry tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and a fluffy egg mixture. And it takes only 10 minutes from start to finish.

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

This healthy chicken tortilla soup features favorite flavors and boasts just six ingredients. Simply add chicken, veggies, and broth to your slow cooker in the morning for a simmering meal that's ready just in time for supper -- no work required.

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Curried Chicken Salad Wraps

Classic chicken salad gets a healthful twist in this tasty, low-carb wrap.

Tip: If you prefer, mix things up by serving the creamy chicken medley in hollowed-out tomato shells.

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Roasted Pepper and Artichoke Pizza

Pizza doesn't have to be greasy and carb-laden. This delectable pie keeps carbs in check with tasty toppings such as chicken, sweet peppers, onions, and artichokes.

Tip: No leftover cooked chicken? Look for frozen chopped cooked chicken in your supermarket's freezer case.

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Citrus Salmon Fillets with Raspberry Salsa

Salmon filets get a flavor boost from fresh fruit in this yummy low-cal recipe. When purchasing fresh salmon, choose fillets that are a deep salmon-pink color, firm to the touch, and translucent. Salmon also should have a mild smell of fresh fruit. When buying a whole salmon, look for glossy, firm skin and clear eyes.

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Sesame Pork Roast with Mustard Cream

Equally delicious roasted or grilled, this Asian-influenced pork tenderloin gets its extraordinary flavor from a zesty ginger brush-on and a tangy mustard sour cream sauce.

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