21 ultimate summer low-carb salads for your keto diet

By Marie – on in Food
Eat light and high fat during the hottest days of the year with these delicious summer low-carb salads for your keto diet.

Who said salads had to be dull or repetitive or carb heavy? The ultimate hot summer meal can easily be adapted to a high-fat lifestyle, and by that, we don’t mean two lettuce leaves, three branches of celery, some mushrooms, a ton of olives and even more olive oil (but if that floats your boat…). So whenever you don’t feel like firing up the grill or can’t envision spending the afternoon in the kitchen frying up some deliciousness without dying of heat exhaustion, whip up on of these salad recipes. Suited for your keto lifestyle, fresh and delicious, it is the ultimate summer quick fix that won’t kick you out of ketosis for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And since not all veggies are created equal, pick yours wisely with these far-from-boring delicious summer low-carb salads for your keto diet.

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Best Keto Cabbage Salad

The perfect new and improved take on a summer classic.

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Antipasto Salad

Basically an Italian sub in salad form.

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Shrimp, Asparagus and Avocado Salad

If summertime was a salad.

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Superfood Salad

Health never tasted so good.

Meditteranean Broccoli Salad

Lots of crunch and even more flavour.

Asparagus Salad With Eggs and Prosciutto

Salad for breakfast never sounded so good.

Thai Chicken Crunch Bowl Salad

A little exotic, a lot tasty.

Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

Just give it a shot.

Chopped Greek Salad

Sometimes, all you need is a keto-approved delicious old summer classic.

Instant Pot Avocado Egg Salad

You could eat it in lettuce boats, collard greens wraps, nori sheets or how we are planning on enjoying it: on its own.

Italian Hoagie Salad

Last minute-friendly but no less tasty.

Creamy Cucumber Salad

No lettuce no problem.

Tuna Salad

For when you are behind on your protein intake.

Cesar Salad

Yes, keto croutons are a thing!

BLT Salad

A childhood favourite minus the carbs.

Seasonal Salad with Feta and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

For that fancy summertime lunch.

5-Ingredient Keto Salad

Classic keto made easy.

Pork Belly Wedge Salad With Bue Cheese Dressing

Who thought iceberg could sound so fancy.

Raw Zucchini Caponata

This might be the perfect picnic keto salad.

Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh

Part Levantine, part keto.

Berrie Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

Freshness in a bowl, the keto way.


Come summertime, forget about keto fast food – except perhaps a delicious made to order chipotle bowl – and other more winter appropriate heavy dishes such as fettuccine alfredo – except dessert, heavy dessert is acceptable all year long. Whether you are a bacon lover a plant-based high fat eater, keep it light and fresh with these delicious recipes of low-carb salads for your keto diet.

Cover credit: Lavi Perchik | Unsplash


Graduating with a degree in Professional Writing and a grandmother on her downtime despite being in her twenties, Marie loves her mornings accompanied by crossword puzzles. Early bird, she maintains a close relationship with her running shoes. This said, her colleagues always await the fateful day when she arrives to work dressed in a cycling kit.