Doing a little counting lately at the table? These low-carb dinner recipes are so satiating you won’t even miss what’s not there. While these recipes don’t necessarily meet all the requisites for keto or paleo, they do each come in at 22 grams carbohydrate per serving or less. Sometimes much less. (To give you some perspective, a slice of cheese pizza contains more than 36 grams and a bowl of sweet potato soup more than 42 grams.)
Roast Chicken with Pancetta and Olives
"One of the best chicken recipes ever!" "Crisp-skinned." "Juicy." "Aromatic." "Easy." "Gorgeous." "Heavenly." That's what we're hearing from folks who've tried it.
Thai Beef Salad ~ Larb
Given its multitude of tastes, textures, and temperatures, this salad is certain to remind you there's more to this cuisine than pad Thai.
Pork Sausages with Roasted Grapes
A traditionally Umbrian dish in which pork sausages and plump grapes are coaxed to tender goodness and jammy sweetness. You're welcome.
Gung Bao Chicken
Er, what's the deal between Gung Bao and Kung Pao chicken? One is a centuries old tradition. The other is an Americanized riff. Guess which one this is.
Catalan Lamb Skewers
A Catalan dish consisting of a Moroccan-inspired marinade, a spoon-licking-good Spanish pepper sauce, and a cooling Middle Eastern cucumber-yogurt salad. Our sorta fusion food.
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Low-carb, paleo-friendly, and darn near indistinguishable from the real thing. Swear.
Italian Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
Barely a recipe, this weeknight salvation of sausage and broccoli rabe is more like a simple blueprint for eating in season. Amen to that.
Korean Chicken Wings
Know that elusive balance of ridiculously crisp skin yet tender meat and a dipping sauce that's sorta sweet but with some heat? Most wings fail miserably to achieve that. These nail it.
Hot and Sour Soup
This is, quite frankly, the loveliest hot and sour soup we've ever had, with none of the usual gloppiness of takeout Chinese. And it's on the table in just 20 minutes.
Permeated with an enticing and sorta (but not intimidatingly) exotic blend of spices, these chicken thighs and tender roasted onions and couldn't be easier.
Lamb Curry ~ Laal Maas
"As authentic tasting as any I've had at Indian restaurants." That's what folks are saying about this lamb curry.
A magnificently indulgent omelet for two that's exactly what you make when you're feeling like reveling in something simple yet still sophisticated and is perfect at any time of day.
Whole Roasted Branzino with Lemon and Shaved Fennel Salad
Simple works. That's the lesson behind this subtle, delicate classic encountered on menus throughout Manhattan. And so easy to make at home.
We combine the hallmark ingredients of two classic salads—Cobb and Waldorf—in this simple, satisfying, and we dare say stunning collision of healthy and indulgent.
Keto Beef and Broccoli
A low-carb riff on your fave takeout that deprives you of nothing. In fact, we suspect you'll like it even more than the classic.
Mushroom Miso Soup
Mushroom miso soup. Quick. Easy. Healthy. Vegan. And yes, it tastes spectacular.
Blackened Salmon with Pineapple Avocado Salsa
Healthy never tasted so good as this pan-seared salmon with a modest blackened heat balanced by a sweetly tangy pineapple, lime, and avocado salsa.
Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers
Toss together everything for dinner on a single sheet pan and shove it in the oven while you tend to other things that need to get done. You're welcome.
Spicy Eggs in Hell
Eggs in hell? It's an edible incarnation of Dante's inferno. Don't worry, it's far more fetching than that old grump would have you believe.
Chimichurri-induced happiness can be yours with this foolproof, fuss-free, Argentine-approved answer to what's for dinner.
Chicken Caesar Salad Skewers
These subtly flavored chicken skewers deconstruct the classic into separate, simple, spectacular components in weeknight-friendly fashion.
Pan-Fried Fish with Cauliflower
Some would say paleo power. We say cauliflower power. Witness the caped carb crusader as an uber creamy mash and a raw salad.
This is definitely not your classic shakshuka. But with its lilt of lemon, its hearty braised greens, and it sprinkling of za'atar, it's not something we’d kick out of bed.
Spicy Scrambled Eggs ~ Ande Bhurji
If you're the sort who likes things spicy, whether first thing in the morning or at the end of a crazy day, then we've got a quick and easy scrambled eggs recipe for you.
Pan-Seared Moroccan Salmon
These sexy salmon fillets have got "come hither" appeal in spades thanks to a citrusy lilt and a beguiling blend of spices.
Braised Chicken with Tomatillos
Slightly tart and eminently easy, this tomatillo sauce makes ample so you can stash some in the fridge for later. Cook once, eat twice.
Portuguese Clams and Sausage
Clams, spicy sausage, onions, tomatoes, garlic, and aromatics meld in the Portuguese equivalent of a wok (or whatever pot you happen to have handy).
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