Low Carb and Keto Summer Grilling and BBQ Recipes

Low Carb/Keto Summer Grilling and BBQ

The days of summer have arrived in all their glory! The kids are home, vacations are planned, and most of all outdoor dining and entertaining. Are you looking for some easy low carb and keto recipes for the summer? Things you can just pop on the grill or nice refreshing salads to beat the summer heat. Here are some of my family’s favorite summer recipes. Most are easy and can be prepared in advance, so that you can spend your time enjoying your family and guests.

Low Carb/Keto Recipes Hot off the Grill, from the Oven and a selection of BBQ sides


Jalapeno Cheddar Burgers

from Spend with Pennies Who doesn’t love the combination of burgers, jalapeno and cheese. Dairy Free option : omit cheddar and use Kite Hill cream cheese


Grilled Whole Trout

from The Healthy Foodie I love grilling whole fish and it’s really so simple and easy. You don’t have to limit yourself to trout, try out other types of fish.


Grilled Zucchini Caprese

from Little Broken What a refreshing appetizer with the smokiness of grilled zucchini with the refreshing flavors of a caprese salad. This recipe is more low carb than keto because of the tomatoes, but sometimes it’s ok to indulge in those summer flavors.


Cilantro Lime Marinade

from The Healing Spoon If you are planning on grilling and just want to make one catch all marinade, this one has the perfect balance of acidity and flavor. Great for chicken, fish, beef, or pork.


Grilled Pork Tenderloin

from Iowa Girl Eats So juicy and easy to grill. All you need with a salad and some grilled veggies.


from Joy Filled Eats Great for any summer party or BBQ. Enjoy with sliced cucumbers, yellow squash or zucchini.

Bacon BBQ Chicken Bombs

from Cakescottage So yummy! Just make sure to use a sugar free, keto friendly BBQ sauce like the one from Alterna Sweets or Simple Girl.

Pesto Grilled Shrimp

from Closet Cooking These shrimp are the Bomb! I could eat them all day.

Low Carb Cole Slaw

from How to This and That Everyone needs a good cole slaw recipe and this is one of my favorites.

Chili Lime Cream Grilled Chicken

from Beauty and the Foodie If you try anything, try that delicious cream sauce! It’s also perfect as a dip for grilled veggies.

Grilled Asparagus and Zucchini Salad

from Audrey’s Apron This grilled vegetable salad harnesses all those summer flavors.

Grilled Lobster Tails

from Roti n Rice Simple elegant and a wonderful summer treat. Just pair with a green salad and a glass of wine and you are good.

Southern Squash Casserole

from The Healing Spoon Summer squash at it’s finest, a true comfort food.


Bacon Sriracha Avocado Deviled Eggs

from Home Made Interest Deviled eggs are one of my go tos and this recipe does not disappoint.

Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese

from Low Carb Yum Nutrient dense and full of fiber and fats. Omit the cheddar cheese if you are dairy free. It will still taste just as good !

Cauliflower Mock “Potato” Salad

from The Kitchen is My Playground When you just want “potato” salad, this recipe is for you!

Marinated Cauliflower Antipasto Salad

from Kalyn’s Kitchen Loaded with flavor and perfect for that summer get together.

Truffled Egg Salad

from The Healing Spoon If you are a fan of egg salad, try out this recipe with the added truffle oil.

BBQ Bacon Wrapped Smokies

from Ruled Me And last but definitely not least are these spectacular little morsels of goodness. they do not last very long around my kids.



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