10 Keto Salad Recipes You’ll Love (Even If You Hate Salads!)

10 Keto Salad Recipes You’ll Love (Even If You Hate Salads!)

Looking for a way to boost your vegetable intake on keto? Let these tasty keto salad recipes help you out. Even if you’re not a big fan of salads, you will love these!

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I know salads aren’t always the most exciting diet choice. Especially traditional “diet salads” – you know the ones with a few measly tablespoons of vegetables on a bed of iceberg lettuce and a low-calorie dressing that tastes terrible.

Not to worry, these salads are nothing like those salads! These salads are full of incredible flavors and will keep you satisfied for hours thanks to their higher fat and protein content. Even if you typically hate salads, you will love these recipes!

Keto Salad Recipes You’ll Love

In this post, I’ve compiled the best keto salads from my archives that even people who hate salads will love!

The first few keto salad recipes are traditional salads served on a big bed of lettuce. Next, you’ll find a lettuce-free salad in a jar recipe, followed by a few keto salad recipes that are traditionally served as side dishes. These final recipes can be made into a meal by serving them on a bed of lettuce!

Let’s dig into the list! 🥗

Strawberry Chicken Salad

6.5g net carbs per serving

Looking for a tasty and nutritious keto salad recipe that’s easy to whip up? Try Keto Strawberry Chicken Salad! Combine fresh strawberries, chicken breast, feta cheese, pecans, and spring mix lettuce, and drizzle a keto-friendly maple-balsamic vinaigrette on top for a mouth-watering flavor combination. Trust me, this might just become your new favorite keto salad! 😋

Keto Taco Salad

3g net carbs per serving

Ever feel like you “should” eat a salad, but you’re just not that into it? Those moments call for a little recipe creativity to satisfy your taste buds. Try this deconstructed taco in a bowl, also known as Keto Taco Salad, to quench your hunger and enjoy all the flavors of a taco without the extra carbs!

Keto Cobb Salad

5g net carbs per serving

Looking for a keto salad recipe that will blow away your tastebuds? Look no further than this amazing Keto Cobb Salad! With fresh ingredients like avocado, bacon, cheese, and more – all topped off with a creamy avocado ranch dressing – this salad is sure to satisfy.

Wilted Lettuce Salad

2g net carbs per serving

Don’t be deceived by the name; this keto salad recipe is anything but dull! With a burst of flavor and an added bonus of allll the bacon, Keto Wilted Lettuce Salad is light and refreshing (and certainly not soggy!).

Keto Greek Salad (Salad in a Jar)

4g net carbs per serving

Craving a nutritious and delicious salad that’s easy to grab and go? Give this Keto Greek Salad in a Jar recipe a try! With a tangy and refreshing dressing, it’s sure to satisfy your taste buds. Not only that, but you can also serve it in a large bowl for events and gatherings.

Keto Cucumber Salad

1.9g net carbs per serving

If you’re in search of a refreshing salad that’s keto-friendly, look no further. This chilled Keto Cucumber Salad with Bacon is perfect for summertime and will help you stay cool in the heat. It’s the ideal side dish for summer dinners, picnics, and potlucks and can be enhanced with additional veggies or chopped chicken. Plus, it’s incredibly simple to prepare!

Keto Chicken Salad

4g net carbs per serving

Looking for a staple chicken salad recipe? This one is it! This Keto Chicken Salad recipe is simple, requiring only a few basic ingredients, and brightened up with a splash of lemon juice. For a fresh twist, try serving it in Bibb lettuce for an easy-to-eat wrap!

Keto Egg Salad

1g net carbs per serving

Egg salad is a timeless dish that easily fits into a keto diet and can be a staple in your weekly meal plans. What’s more, it’s super simple to prepare! For a keto-friendly egg salad wrap sandwich, simply serve Keto Egg Salad in lettuce leaves instead.

Keto Antipasto Salad

2.9g net carbs per serving

Are you in need of a keto-friendly dish for your next family reunion or summer picnic? Look no further than this easy Keto Antipasto Salad recipe! This versatile dish can be served as a salad topping or side dish, and can be personalized to suit your preferences. Plus, this keto salad recipe is packed with fresh flavors without the added carbs!

Simple Keto Lunch Salad

4g net carbs per serving

See the recipe card below for the final salad recipe, Simple Keto Lunch Salad.

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10 Keto Salad Recipes You’ll Love (Even If You Hate Salads!)

Looking for a way to boost your vegetable intake on keto? Let these tasty keto salad recipes help you out. Even if you’re not a big fan of salads, you will love these!
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword keto salad, low carb salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 359kcal


  • 4 cups mixed greens (I like to mix spinach, arugula, and romaine lettuce)
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 medium avocado diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 375 F. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then bake them on a baking sheet for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through (internal temperature at least 165 F as measured by a meat thermometer). Let them cool for a few minutes before slicing them into strips.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the mixed greens, sliced chicken, diced avocado, halved cherry tomatoes, crumbled feta cheese, and chopped almonds.
  • In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss everything together until the salad is evenly coated with the dressing.
  • Divide the salad among four plates and enjoy!


Simple Keto Lunch Salad


Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 848mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 693IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2mg

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