15 Low Carb Keto Green Salad Recipes Delicious salads with a base of healthy greens and a variety of flavorful toppings

15 Low Carb Keto Green Salad Recipes; Delicious salads with a base of healthy greens and a variety of flavorful toppings

We are constantly told to eat more greens and salads are the simplest way to do that. Here are 15 Low Carb Keto Green Salad Recipes that will make eating your greens easy and enjoyable.

Why eat greens?

Mixed greens provide a healthy dose of vitamins A, C, K folate and potassium and also some calcium and iron. HERE is a great article about greens from Very Well Fit.

A typical container of mixed spring greens has only 1 net carb for 3 cups of greens. (3 carbs – 2 fiber = 1 net carb).

Romaine and Iceberg lettuce and spinach contain comparable macros (protein, carbs, fiber and calories) as spring greens. Romaine contains 3 net carbs per 3 cups, Iceberg contains 3 net carbs and spinach 0 net carbs. (All taken from the above link.)

Romaine and spinach contain comparable micronutrients but Iceberg lettuce contains far fewer.

Add a healthy fat

Or two—or three

Fat is what keeps us satisfied so we are not hungry in an hour.

It is what helps us absorb the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K.

Fat keeps our cells, skin and hair cells healthy.

Fat reduces inflammation.

See more benefits and information about fat from Diet Doctor HERE

Ways to add healthy fat to your green salad:

Avocado or avocado oil

Extra virgin olive oil

Olives

Cheese

Nuts

Seeds

Fish

Add a protein:

The recommended daily intake (RDI) for protein is 46 grams for women and 56 grams for men.

Eggs

Cheese

Meat

Nuts

Seeds

The salad recipes below have done the work for you! They are a delightful blend of greens and other vegetables, healthy fats and proteins with a great variety of flavors. The above is the “why”.

Which do you think you will try first?

See also:

25 Low Carb & Keto Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes

Hundreds of Low Carb & Keto Lunch Recipes and Ideas

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The 15 Low Carb Keto  Green Salad Recipes

15 Low Carb Keto Green Salad Recipes

Delicious salads with a base of healthy greens and a variety of flavorful toppings

1

Keto Power Salad with Greens, Protein and Healthy Fats

A nutritious salad packed with all you need for a delicious, healthy Keto meal! 9 net carbs

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2

Mediterranean Garden Salad

Mediterranean Garden Salad is a nutrition packed salad that can be made ahead! It is full of fiber, protein, healthy fats; Keto, Low Carb and Gluten Free! 8 net carbs

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3

Low Carb Taco Salad

Low Carb Taco Salad; A green salad with the bold flavor of tacos! 9 net carbs

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4

Keto Salad (High Fat, Low Carb Cobb Salad)

Photo Credit: diabetesstrong.com

Low in carbs and full
of flavor; 6 net carbs before dressing

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5

Italian Antipasto Salad

Photo Credit: whatagirleats.com

Like eating an
Italian sub!

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6

Quick Greek Gyros Salad

Photo Credit: whatagirleats.com

All the flavor of a gyros sandwich but without the carbs!

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7

Spinach Salad With Bacon (and Hot Bacon Dressing)

Photo Credit: wholelottayum.com

Spinach salad with hot bacon dressing; 3 net carbs

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8

Low Carb Caesar Salad with Chicken

Photo Credit: www.mypcoskitchen.com

3 net carbs; Caesar salad and it even includes a recipe
for gluten free, low carb croutons!

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9

Classic Cobb Salad with Ranch Dressing – Keto and Low Carb

Photo Credit: ketocookingchristian.com

Classic cobb salad
with homemade ranch dressing and grilled chicken

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10

Arugula Salad with Artichoke, Olive & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Photo Credit: divaliciousrecipes.com

8 net carbs; what a
nice, flavorful change!

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11

Best Keto Salad Recipes {Bacon Cheeseburger Salad}

Photo Credit: www.mommafitlyndsey.com

Bacon Cheeseburger Salad; 1 net carb

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12

Keto Greek Salad with Greek Salad Dressing

Photo Credit: deliciouslittlebites.com

6 net carbs and those
wonderful Greek flavors!

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13

BLT Avocado Salad with Ranch Dressing

Photo Credit: drdavinahseats.com

A Keto/Low Carb version of a BLT in a salad; 10 net carbs

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14

Chicken & Avocado Pesto Salad

Photo Credit: www.asaucykitchen.com

5 net carbs; shredded chicken and homemade basil pesto

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15

Smoked Salmon Salad (Gluten Free and Dairy Free)

Photo Credit: thefitcookie.com

This salad is like a delicious sushi bowl filled with
healthy fats and veggies, and it’s gluten and dairy free; 4 net carbs

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