If you need some delicious low carb ideas for the upcoming Easter holiday, you will love these keto Easter dinner recipes!
Easter Sunday is around the corner, and you might be looking forward to hanging out with family for a delicious Easter feast. But if you’re on a ketogenic diet, some of the popular Easter classics are high in carbs and will kick you out of ketosis.
These low carb Easter recipes are perfect for the entire family and even those not on the keto diet will enjoy them. They’re also very easy to prepare.
If you need a keto-friendly Easter dinner menu, then check out this collection of keto recipes for the holiday!
Air Fryer Lamb Chops
Air fryer lamb chops are an excellent choice for Easter dinner. Gather friends and family around the dinner table as you delight them with this dish.
The air fryer is the ideal equipment for frying lamb or anything for that matter. You only need a few simple ingredients to guarantee super delicious lamb chops.
Ninja Foodi Whole Chicken
Enjoy rotisserie-style chicken with this Ninja Foodi whole chicken recipe this Easter holiday. This homemade version is fresher and tastier than a restaurant-bought one.
Made with a Ninja Foodi air fryer, the whole chicken comes out crispy on the outside, yet moist and tender on the inside. Enjoy this scrumptious Easter chicken dinner with family and guests for a memorable celebration.
Add sophistication to your Easter dinner table with this elegant lamb curry dish. This delicious recipe is made with lamb in a coconut milk curry sauce with spinach and bell peppers.
It tastes so good and is so nutritious, your guests will be impressed. Lamb contains zero net carbs and loads of nutrients, so it’s a perfect keto-friendly Easter dish.
Use an instant pot for this recipe so it doesn’t take forever to cook. Because the instant pot is an electric pressure cooker that cooks while sealed, ingredients turn out even more flavorful than usual.
Air Fryer Cornish Hen
A Cornish hen is a smallish chicken that packs more flavor than ordinary chicken, especially when properly seasoned. Use your favorite chicken seasoning for this recipe and everyone will love it!
Air Fryer Catfish Steaks
This recipe will be a hit with catfish lovers! Air fryer catfish steaks are delicious and so easy to make. With just a spritz of oil, your spice mix, and catfish, you can have this tasty dish ready in just 20 minutes!
If crispy fried catfish is your thing, then this recipe is for you. Pair it with air-fried or steamed veggies or eat it as a stand-alone meal. It’s great either way!
Peppered Croaker Fish
This peppered croaker fish is another irresistibly tantalizing dish you can serve friends and family this Easter.
Make this recipe in a peppered sauce with a skillet and just a few ingredients. Depending on your preferred spiciness, you can add or reduce the pepper in it.
Ninja Foodi Turkey Breast
I use a Ninja Foodi air fryer but any air fryer will do. It crisps up the skin on the turkey breasts without drying it up. The flavor seeps into the turkey and you will enjoy every bite.
Baked Whole Catfish
It’s quite easy to prepare this low carb, protein-filled dish. Just season it and then pop it in the oven for 45 minutes. The catfish will come out so flavorful and moist, that no one would be able to resist!
Air Fryer Chicken Breast
For the main course, enjoy this chicken instead of the traditional ham or lamb. This air fryer chicken breast recipe is super easy to make. Just brine the breasts for 20 minutes, season them, and throw them in the air fryer.
Cauliflower Jollof Rice
For a West African, jollof rice is a must for every holiday and you don't have to skip it this Easter season because you are on a keto diet. This cauliflower jollof rice recipe is the perfect low carb substitute for traditional jollof rice.
Cauliflower is a great replacement for rice on a low carb diet, and cauliflower jollof rice has all the flavors of the traditional dish.
Keto Easter Sides
If you need some easy side dishes to complete your Easter menu, then check out these recipes. They are the perfect complement for your holiday dinner table.
Instant Pot Mixed Veggies
These instant pot mixed veggies are the perfect side dish this Easter and a great way to get in a lot of veggies. They’re so tasty, tender, and healthy!
Another great thing about this recipe is that it takes zero cook time to be ready. The veggies cook in the time it takes for the instant pot to come to pressure.
You can customize the veggies as you want and use a mix of your favorite veggies for this recipe. These mixed veggies are versatile, so they go with almost any main dish of your choice.
Air Fryer Frozen Okra
This air fryer frozen okra recipe is a delectable side dish or snack that your family and friends will fall in love with.
You don’t even have to defrost your frozen okras before making this recipe. You can have it ready from the freezer to the dinner table in just 15 minutes.
Keto Egg Salad
This easy keto egg recipe is the real deal! Load up on healthy fats while enjoying this easy recipe.
This low carb egg side dish is so incredibly easy to make and is prepared with pantry ingredients like dijon mustard, mayonnaise, and a handful of spices. Enjoy keto egg salad as an awesome standalone dish or side dish.
This keto coleslaw packs a ton of flavor and is so healthy. It is great for holidays, potlucks, or as an easy side dish. It's a favorite during events and even those not on the keto diet can't tell the difference!
Keto Cucumber Bites
Keto cucumber bites are so easy to make with zero cook time. All you have to do is prep the cucumber, mix the other ingredients, and then place them on top. This is a delightful side dish or snack that will get eaten up really fast!
Air Fryer Frozen Brussel Sprouts
Brussels sprouts made in the air fryer come out crunchy all around and tender on the inside.
And the best part is, even if you forget to defrost it beforehand, you can cook it frozen in the air fryer and it will still come out perfect.
Cauliflower Potato Salad
This recipe does not actually use potatoes since they are high in carbs but this is the next best thing on the keto diet.
Cauliflower potato salad is made using cauliflower instead of potatoes but the flavor is really amazing and your taste buds will not know the difference!
Even though you might not be able to have a traditional Easter dinner on a keto diet, you can still enjoy several delicious low-carb recipes that your whole family will love.
I hope you enjoy these low-carb Easter dinner recipes. Let me know in the comments which one you'll like to try first.
Have a great Easter celebration!
Also, check out this list of keto-friendly Mother's day recipes!