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24 low carb dinner recipes and ideas for the family

We've pulled together a batch of our favourite recipes that are low in carbs and high in flavour. From our pasta-free lasagne to our bun-free turkey burgers, you can enjoy delicious meals while sticking to your food goals.

Korean beef lettuce cups with pickled vegetables
  • The green turkey burger
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    The green turkey burger

    Take this delicious lettuce wrapped burger to the next step and veg it up! Replace turkey patties with pan-fried haloumi or fried flat mushrooms.

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  • Roasted eggplant with spiced lamb
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    Roasted eggplant with spiced lamb

    Silky eggplant and crunchy cauliflower topped with spiced minced lamb - delish! This dish is a stand out winner for a quick and easy midweek dinner. And it's great for diabetics.

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  • Moroccan roast chicken and cauliflower
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    Moroccan roast chicken and cauliflower

    Get spiced with this Moroccan roasted style chicken and cauliflower. Scatter olives and coriander over chicken and serve with a ramekin of greek-style yoghurt.

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  • Sausage casserole
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    Sausage casserole

    This perfect weeknight dinner is best served with creamy mashed potatoes. Add in some greens for a well-balanced meal.

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  • Asparagus and fetta frittata
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    Asparagus and feta frittata

    This scrumptious asparagus and feta fritatta can be made ahead, stored, then reheated later. Perfect starters for a dinner party or summer BBQ.

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  • Honey soy chicken
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    Honey soy chicken

    Sweet honey chicken! This modern Asian dish goes heavenly with steamed jasmine rice or softened rice stick noodles and is great for the whole family.

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  • Rocket, chicken and date salad
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    Rocket, chicken and date salad

    Chicken salad with a citrus zing! This healthy lean salad is easy to prepare for lunching guests or take to work for lunch. And it's suitable for diabetics.

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  • huevos rancheros
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    Huevos rancheros

    Life on rural Mexican farms was hungry work, and nothing short of 'ranchers eggs', or huevos rancheros would fill the bellies of the hard working labourers. We're pretty sure you'll be satisfied, too.

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  • oven-baked herbed snapper
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    Oven-baked herbed snapper

    The beauty of this dish is that preparation simply involves throwing all of the ingredients into the baking dish and leaving the oven to do its job. You can use any firm white fish fillets you like.

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  • Fish with fennel, lemon and capers
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    Fish with fennel, lemon and capers

    Wonderfully fragrant and light, this zesty fennel and fish recipe is beautiful served with a green salad for a healthy and delicious meal.

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  • Baked chicken with maple parsnips
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    Baked chicken with maple parsnips

    Pan baked chicken with sweet caramelised​ onion and golden maple parsnips - simple, delicious and ready in under an hour. And suitable for diabetics too!

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  • Chilli and lime pan-fried fish
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    Chilli and lime pan-fried fish

    Just because you're following the 5 2 fasting diet doesn't meat you're limited to boring, bland meals. This tasty Asian-inspired seafood recipe from The Australian Women's Weekly's cookbook '2-Day Super Diet' is packed full of flavour, and is still low in calories.

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  • Chilli chicken with BLT salad
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    Chilli chicken with BLT salad

    This delicious salad combines all the flavours of a BLT sandwich (bacon, lettuce and tomato) with juicy chilli chicken pieces.

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  • Carrot taco shells with salad and chipotle pork
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    Carrot taco shells with chipotle pork

    Homemade taco shells made from carrot and bitey cheese have a fraction the carbs of regular taco shells and exponentially tastier!

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