This roundup of Keto 4th of July Recipes is proof that going healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Bursting with delicious flavors, they are low in carbs and can work perfectly for those following the ketogenic diet.
These recipes are guaranteed to delight your party guests, from appetizers to salads, mains, and desserts, and they would not even guess that they are low in carbs!
In fact, these Keto 4th of July Recipes are a great way to introduce the keto diet to your friends – they will be surprised that low carb foods can be satisfying and delicious!
Keto 4th of July Recipes
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1. Bacon Wrapped Low Carb Jalapeño Poppers
Jalapeño poppers are popular in keto, mainly because these appetizers are made from ingredients that are low in carbs. With just four calories and less than one gram of carbs, jalapeños are safe for the keto diet.
These Bacon-wrapped Low Carb Jalapeño Poppers from Mellissa of I Breathe I’m Hungry were made even more delicious by wrapping them with bacon. Each serving contains only one gram of net carbs, so it’s the most keto-friendly appetizer you can ever have.
If you love Jalapeña poppers then you will no doubt like this recipe for Chicken Jalapeño Poppers.
2. Keto Sausage Balls with Cream Cheese
Made from good quality ground sausage, cheeses, and seasonings, these Keto Sausage Balls with Cream Cheese are cheesy, delicious, and fit perfectly in your keto diet.
The recipe is from Maya of Wholesome Yum and won’t take much time to prepare. In fact, they are highly recommended for those who are too busy since they can be made very quickly. They require minimal effort and the ingredients are easily available.
3. Keto Avocado Egg Salad
Make sure you don’t forget the salads when it comes to your Keto 4th of July Recipes. If you need inspiration for a low carb, healthy salad recipe, this Avocado Egg Salad from Karly of That Low Carb Life is highly recommended.
Thanks to the avocado and egg, this salad is loaded with healthy fats and protein and is best served in low carb veggies like lettuce wraps. Best of all, this very flavorful and creamy salad is such an easy recipe to prepare!
4. Juicy Keto Pork Chops
When looking for low carb mains to include in your 4th of July spread, check out these Juicy Keto Pork Chops from Arman of the Big Man’s World.
The pork chops are seared, baked, and brushed with sweet and savory glaze. But do not be overwhelmed by the amount of preparation involved – these chops can be ready in less than ten minutes!
Instead of sugar, the glaze is sweetened with keto honey, making the recipe absolutely keto-friendly.
5. Keto Chicken Marinade
If you’d rather have chicken instead of pork for the mains, you might be interested in trying this Keto Chicken Marinade recipe from Lisa of Low Carb Yum. This keto grilled chicken can be a lighter alternative to the usual barbecue ribs. It’s easy to prepare, too.
You just need to give the marinade some time to soak into the chicken meat before cooking. The chicken turned out delicious, moist, and full of flavors!
For a spicy alternative you could try this Keto Thai Grilled Chicken Recipe.
6. Keto Marinated Beef Kabobs with Broccoli
It’s common to serve barbecued food for the Fourth of July celebration. If you’re in the mood for beef, these Marinated Beef Kabobs with Broccoli from Chihyu of I Heart Umami is what you probably need. Chihyu shares Asian inspired recipes that are suitable for keto, Paleo or Whole 30 diets.
The meat is marinated for at least an hour to make it tender and give it lots of flavors. It is then grilled along with the broccoli florets. Of course, feel free to use any low carb veg of your choice!
7. Keto Mixed Grilled Vegetables
If you’re inviting some vegetarian friends over and are looking for veggie-based Keto 4th of July Recipes, these Keto Mixed Grilled Vegetables from Dear Mica would be perfect! It’s the simplest vegetarian dish you can prepare.
You are free to use any low carb vegetables you have in your kitchen, from asparagus to cauliflower, mushrooms, carrots, and peppers! Drizzle them with olive oil and season with garlic, salt, and pepper. Fire up the grill, and you’re done!
8. Low Carb Watermelon Pizza Recipe with Cream Cheese Icing
Once you have the appetizers and mains, it’s time to plan the desserts! There are tons of 4th of July Dessert Recipes out there, but if you’re looking for something low in carbs while also keeping up with the blue, red, and white theme – this Watermelon Pizza Recipe with Cream Cheese Icing from Maya of the Wholesome Yum is a great dessert to try.
It’s a watermelon topped with blueberries and raspberries and drizzled with a delectable cream cheese mixture!
For a slightly different dessert pizza try this Keto & Low Carb Fruit Pizza Recipe
9. Red, White, and Blue Keto Mascarpone Mousse
Another low carb dessert perfect for the Fourth of July is this Red, White & Blue Keto Mascarpone Mousse from Jasmine of the Stylish Cravings.
It’s a simple patriotic dessert made with ingredients that are low in carbs, such as mascarpone cheese, cream cheese, and whipping cream.
Of course, food coloring is optional. But, if you want to dress up the mousse to keep up with the Fourth of July theme, you can add the coloring. Just make sure to choose those made from pure and natural ingredients.
10. Keto Red, White & Blue Jello Jars
Here’s another dessert to consider for your Fourth of July Dinner. These Keto Red, White & Blue Jello Jars are made by Martina of the Keto Diet App. It consists of naturally-colored blue jello topped with sugar-free vanilla cream and strawberries.
Like most of the Keto 4th of July Recipes on this list, this dessert is easy to prepare. And instead of using artificial food coloring, Martina used the butterfly pea tea flowers to give the jello its blue color.
11. Keto Tequila Cocktail
To complete this roundup of Keto 4th of July Recipes, treat your guests to this refreshing Keto Tequila Cocktail from Bon Appeteach. This drink looks stunning and is surprisingly delicious, too!
The blue layer is made with the blue curacao, a liqueur made with the dried peel of bitter orange from Curacao. Meanwhile, the white layer is made with zero-carb ginger beer, and the red comes from the strawberry garnishing made into a beautiful rose.