Easter is coming up, and keto dieters from the world over are now scouring the Internet for the best keto Easter recipes. Just like any holiday, an Easter celebration is synonymous with food. But don’t let your keto diet stop you from enjoying the holiday feast.
Instead, look for low-carb alternatives to some of the most popular dishes served at Easter. If you need help on this, we got you covered. From salads, appetizers to mains, side dishes, and desserts, here are some of the best keto Easter recipes you can prepare.
If these aren’t enough for you then you can find more ideas in this round up of Keto-Friendly Easter Recipes and these keto and low carb Easter Dessert Recipes.
For chocolate lovers you could make these Low Carb Cookie Dough Easter Eggs. Great fun to make and ideal for children.
Keto Easter Recipes
1. Low Carb Layered Cobb Salad
Start your Easter feast with a serving of delicious low-carb salad. You will find plenty of delicious salad recipes out there that are ideal for keto dieters. But this Low Carb Layered Cobb Salad from Denise of My Life Cookbook is highly recommended if you want to serve a salad that’s guaranteed to be loved by everyone.
Made from delicious and keto-friendly ingredients, such as avocados, chicken, bacon, and hard-boiled eggs, your guests won’t be able to resist digging into this healthy treat!
2. Keto Deviled Eggs with Avocado
Deviled eggs are probably the most popular appetizers served at Easter. In fact, your Easter celebration won’t be complete without a serving of these stuffed eggs. For a low-carb take of this traditional dish, check out these Deviled Eggs with Avocado from Kendall of The Bespoke Bites.
Made with only seven basic ingredients, these deviled eggs are a fun and delicious way to celebrate Easter with your family. With only 7.2 grams of carbs per serving, you can treat yourself to a couple of these without feeling the guilt.
3. Herbed Cucumber Bites
If you’re not a fan of deviled eggs, these Herbed Cucumber Bites would be a great alternative for a delicious and healthy appetizer to serve. Made by Rebecca, also known as Diva di Cucina, these delicious cucumber bites are as appetizing as they look. Plus, they are much easier to prepare than the deviled eggs.
You only need to prepare the herbed cream cheese mixture and pipe it into each slice of cucumber. So, if you’re on the hunt for keto Easter recipes that won’t take up a lot of time to prepare, this is a great recipe to try!
4. 5 Ingredient Salmon Alfredo Keto Recipe
Would you want to serve pasta at Easter? Sure, you can! But forget about the traditional pasta that’s full of carbs. Use zucchini noodles instead. You’d be amazed that it tastes just as good as your favorite pasta dish.
Take inspiration from this 5 Ingredient Salmon Alfredo from Kevin Curry of Fit Men Cook. Kevin uses zucchini noodles that perfectly complement the creamy taste of the Alfredo sauce. This low-carb dish is so delicious and will remind you of the traditional Alfredo pasta that everyone loves.
Another delicious salmon recipe you might want to try is this low carb Garlic Butter Salmon Recipe.
5. Keto Glazed Ham
For some Easter would not be Easter without a glazed ham to grace the dinner table. Usually the ham is glazed with a sugar crust which obviously will not do for keto.
If you don’t want to be kicked out of ketosis then this sugar free keto glazed ham recipe from Megan of Mad Creations Hub is just as tasty and non keto family or friends will never know the difference.
The tasty glaze is made with Sukrin Gold, a low carb sweetener, in place of sugar, ginger, mustard and coconut aminos. If you can’t get Sukrin Gold you could use Lakanto Gold instead.
6. Keto Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder
Another traditional food that’s served at Easter is lamb. It is said to be the most significant Easter symbol in an Easter feast. Lamb is believed to symbolize Jesus, embodying purity and goodness, while also representing sacrifice.
So, if you’re thinking of serving lamb for your Easter dinner, you might be interested to try this Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder from Gerri of My Keto Kitchen. I don’t know about you but slow roasted lamb is my favorite meat.
Marinated in delicious herbs and other low-carb ingredients, this roasted lamb is the perfect main dish to grace your Easter dinner table.
7. Keto Salmon with Greek Yogurt Cream Sauce
For a lighter take on mains for your Easter dinner, check out this Keto Salmon with Greek Yogurt Cream Sauce. This keto Easter recipe is made by Robin of Mom Foodie using low-carb ingredients, such as olive oil and Greek yogurt.
The salmon fillet is rich and succulent, made even more delicious by the flavorful seasoning and Greek yogurt dressing. With only 11 grams of carbs, this tasty salmon fillet is guaranteed keto-friendly!
8. Easy Keto 10 Minute Garlic Broccolini
Broccolini is quick and easy to prepare and will go well with your Easter main dish. If you don’t already know broccolini is a hybrid of broccoli and Chinese broccoli.
For this recipe by Sheela Prakash of The Kitchn, you simply toss the broccolini in some oil in a skillet and add plenty of garlic and some red pepper flakes. The stems cook very quickly so you can put it together in a jiffy.
9. Low Carb Mixed Vegetables
This dish of low carb mixed vegetables makes a colorful and tasty addition to any meal but would go really well with the slow roast lamb. Kim, The Low Carb Maven, uses green cauliflower, mushrooms and red pepper in this recipe but there is no reason why you couldn’t use other low carb vegetables.
The great thing about this dish is that Kim gives a number of ways you can vary the dish with a few tweaks to the seasonings and dressings.
10. Low Carb Pistachio Tart with Almonds and Raspberry
Pies and tarts are popular during Easter. Make your dinner table stand out by serving this Pistachio Tart With Almonds and Raspberry Topping. This keto Easter recipe is also from Kim the Low Carb Maven and features a crispy tart shell made with almonds.
The shells are then filled with almond-rose-flavored pastry cream and topped with fresh raspberries and crunch pistachios, and finished with a drizzle of berry-flavored chocolate. These tartelettes will be the stars of your Easter feast!
11. Keto Easter Recipe for Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes
Cap-off your Easter feast with a serving of Easter-themed desserts. For a low-carb alternative to your favorite Easter cupcake, check out these Easter Keto Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes from Hilda Solares of Fit to Serve.
These chocolate cupcakes are so easy to make. To make them keto-friendly, they were baked using coconut flour and almond flour. As for the sweetener, sugar substitutes like Swerve and Lakanto Monk Fruit were used.
These pastries taste so good, yet you won’t feel guilty indulging in them, since they are guaranteed keto-friendly!
12. Keto Easter Egg Cake
An Easter egg cake is the star of all Easter desserts. So, delight your guests with this fun and quirky Keto Easter Egg Cake from Carolyn of All Day I Dream About Food. This sugar-free cake is made with almond flour, coconut flour, and other low-carb ingredients.
It’s the same for the frosting, where all ingredients used are guaranteed keto-friendly. This Easter cake might require a bit of time, effort, and some creativity, but it is definitely worth it!
13. Low Carb Hurricane Cocktail
Your keto Easter recipes won’t be complete without the refreshing drinks to go with the delicious low-carb meals. If you need inspiration for a keto-friendly cocktail drink to serve, this Low-carb Hurricane Cocktail from Joanie of Tasty Low Carb is highly recommended.
Made with rum, lime juice, orange extract, and liquid Stevia, this drink contains only 2 grams of net carbs per serving. So, go ahead, treat yourself to a glass or two of this delicious drink!