Keto Lamb Recipes

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Everything you ever wanted to know about how to prepare delicious keto lamb recipes that will fit into your low carb diet plan!  No need to be intimidated, these low carb lamb recipes will have you cooking lamb like a pro in no time! 

These keto lamb recipes that your entire family can enjoy this season, and it is a mouthwatering collection for sure! 

Keto Lamb Recipes
1) Keto kheema-

This low carb lamb keema is very easy to make, really tasty, and goes very well with cauliflower rice, keto naan, or keto bread. Keema itself just means ‘minced meat’ and it’s normally cooked with spices, onions, and tomatoes. This dish is common across the country but the taste varies depending on where you eat it. There are many versions of this as well and it’s really a versatile dish. You can have more Keto friendly version with some cheese and cream and making it truly fat-friendly. 

Ingredients

  • 500ground lamb
  • 40 g onion 
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50g cheddar cheese
  • 100g heavy whipping cream
Instructions-
  • Heat the ghee in a saucepan and chop and add the onions. Once they turn translucent add the cumin seeds
  • When the onions start browning adds in the minced meat and stir well. Keep stirring and breaking the pieces of meat so they do not lump up together.
  • Keep the pan on high heat.
  • Once the meat is separated and the moisture is released add in the tomato, ginger garlic paste, salt, turmeric, chilly powder, coriander powder, garam masala and mix well. Then add some water and cover and cook for 15-20 minutes
  • Keep stirring the meat every 2-3 minutes and once it’s reduced to your liking add in cheese and mix well.
  • Once the cheese is fully melted add in the cream and cook for a further 2-3 minutes after which turn off the gas and finish with the coriander.
  • Serve with Keto bread or Keto naan.
Nutrition Info (Per serving)
  • Calories: 588
  • Net Carbs: 3g
  • Carbs: 4g
  • Fat: 47g
  • Protein: 36g
  • Fiber: 1g

2) Greek lamb and cabbage bowls-

These Greek Lamb and Cabbage Bowls are a simple one-pot weeknight low carb keto meal, ready in about 15- 20 minutes and loaded with so much Greek-inspired flavor. If you aren’t into a lamb, swap in grass-fed ground beef instead, it’s just as delicious.

Ingredients
  • One  tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 500g grass-fed ground lamb (or beef)
  • ¼ cup tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup water (or broth), more or less as needed
  • ½ large head green cabbage (or 1 small), cored and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt and ½ teaspoon black pepper, or to taste

    Top With (optional):
  • Fresh dill, lemon wedge, sheep’s milk feta or pecorino romano, a drizzle of tzatziki and for a real treat top with a fried egg
Instructions
  • In a large pan, dutch oven or skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, and ground lamb. Sauté until the lamb is cooked about 5- 7 minutes.
  • Add in the tomato paste, cinnamon, oregano, and nutmeg. Stir until well combined.
  • Add in the cabbage and continue to sauté. You want to cook until the cabbage is gently cooked with a little bit, not mushy.
  • Add a little water or broth, as needed if it’s too dry.
  • Serve over cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, or pasta. Top with fresh dill and crumbled feta, if you’d like.
Nutritional Info Per Serving :
  • Calories- 338
  • Fats- 25g
  • Protein- 26g
  • Carbs- 6.5g

3) Keto Lamb Kofta-

Keto Lamb Kofta recipe ensures a very tasty and easy dish to make with no nasty high carb fillers that are found in many store-bought or takeout dishes. You can make these keto lamb koftas with many readily available ingredients but you can also experiment with taste.

Ingredients

  • 1.1 pound Ground Lamb full-fat version
  • one small Onion diced
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed or grated
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin ground
  • one teaspoon Mild Paprika ground
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander ground
  • a pinch Salt of salt
  • 1 sprig Rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
Instructions
  • Put all the ingredients, except the rosemary and oil, into a mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Separate the meat into 6 portions and work into a long oval shape.
  • Push the skewer through the center of the meat so that the meat covers one end of the skewer.
  • Heat a non-stick frying pan or BBQ plate on high.
  • Put a dash of olive oil in the frying pan once hot and place the koftas in the pan.
  • Brush the koftas with olive oil using rosemary sprig then leave the sprig in the pan.
  • Turn the koftas after 2 minutes or when charred on one side.
  • Turn again after 2 minutes and reduce the heat to medium for 8 minutes. Keep an eye on the underside so as not to burn.
  • Turn again and cook for a further 8 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Remove and serve with a side of sour cream and cucumber dip.
Nutritional Info Per Serving :
  • Calories-485
  • Carbs- 3g
  • Protein- 28g
  • Fats- 39g

4)Low carb lamb sliders with feta cheese dressing

Aromatic oregano and lemon combined with lamb, make these fragrant burgers irresistible. You can serve lamb sliders with either wrapped in lettuce, or over a big Greek salad.

Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ yellow onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp fresh oregano, leaves only
  • 1 lemon, the zest

Feta cheese dressing

  • 2 oz. feta cheese
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • salt or ground black pepper

Serving

  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • ½ red onion, sliced into rings
Instructions-
  • Firstly, Place the ground lamb into a medium-size mixing bowl, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Now, add the diced onion, minced garlic and oregano, and lemon zest to the bowl.
  • Mix well until the meat is evenly combined with the seasonings.
  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  • Form the meat into 6-8 small patties.
  • Grill the burgers about 4 minutes per side over medium-high heat, or until cooked as desired.
  • Mix together all the ingredients for the dressing. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place one burger on each lettuce leaf. Top it with the dressing and veggies and serve.
Nutrition Info Per Serving :
  • Calories- 396
  • Fats- 30g
  • Protein- 23g
  • Carbs- 9g

5)Keto Zucchini stuffed with lamb-

This delicious keto recipe utilizes low carb zucchini as a vehicle for aromatic ground lamb complemented by Middle Eastern flavors – Perfect served with a side of cauliflower rice. Although lamb has been used, you can add ground chicken or beef as well for more taste.

Ingredients-
  • 400g ground lamb
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 4 tsp feta cheese
  • 4 tsp pine nuts
  • One tbsp shallots
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp cilantro
  • One ground cumin
  •  1tsp dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Half tsp olive oil
  • Half  tsp cinnamon
  • ½  tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
Instructions-
  •  Heat the oven to 375 Fahrenheit and line a baking tray with foil.
  • Slice the top and bottom off the zucchini and then slice them both in half lengthwise. Carefully remove the center of the zucchini with a sharp knife, creating a gulley down the center. Be careful not to slice all the way through the zucchini.
  • Arrange them side by side on your foil-lined tray and drizzle with a little olive oil. Wrap the foil up around the zucchini to create a parcel and bake for 15-18 minutes until just tender.
  •  While the zucchini is cooking, add the lamb to a dry frying pan over medium heat and brown all over.
  • Finely dice the shallot and mince the garlic and add to the pan with the lamb. Fry gently until the shallot and garlic begins to soften.
  • Add the cumin, oregano, cinnamon, and coriander to the pan, stir well to combine.
  • Add the tomato puree and stock to the pan. Season generously and allow the liquid to come to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and stir well. Continue to simmer until there is next to no liquid left in the pan about 5- 10 minutes..
  • Remove the zucchini from the oven and divide the lamb mixture between the 4 halves equally.
  • Return to the oven for a further 10 minutes to bake.
  • After 10 minutes, remove from the oven and crumble a teaspoon of feta over each half, and scatter each with a teaspoon of pine nuts.
  • Return to the oven for a further 5 minutes or until cooked through and the zucchini is slightly soft.
  • Scatter with fresh cilantro to serve.
Nutrition Info Per Serving :
  • Calories- 342
  • Fats- 62g
  • Carbs-  11g
  • Protein- 42g

6) Lamb Kebabs with coconut curry sauce-

Lamb kebabs with coconut curry dipping sauce are a great combo. Kids love eating dinner from a stick, so let them go for it!

Ingredients-

Lamb Kebabs

  • 800 g ground/minced lamb
  • one spring onion finely sliced
  • one tsp dried cumin
  • 1 tsp dried coriander/cilantro
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

Coconut Curry Dipping Sauce

  • 250 ml of coconut cream
  • 2 tbsp curry paste/powder to taste
  • 12 bamboo or metal skewers
Instructions- 
Lamb Kebabs
  • Mix all the ingredients together with your hands and form into 12 long kebab shapes.
  • Gently push the skewer into the kebab and press firmly.
  • They can be cooked by shallow frying, baked in the oven or on the barbecue for 10-15 minutes.
Coconut Curry Dipping Sauce
  • Mix the curry paste/powder with the coconut cream. Serve on the side or drizzled across the lamb kebabs.
  • Serve with cauliflower rice.
Nutritional info :
  • Calories- 152
  • Fats- 11.9g
  • Carbs- 0.2g
  • Protein – 11g

7)Keto Baked Eggplant with Lamb Mince- 

Ingredients-
  • 200 gms Minced Lamb
  • ½ cup chopped Red Onion
  • 100 gms Amul Mozarella
  • 6 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves of Garlic
  • 10 gms chopped Dried Red Chillies
  • One  medium chopped Tomato
  • 1 tsp roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 500 g Aubergine raw
  • 2 green chilies chopped (optional)
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg powder
Instructions-
  • Preheat the oven for five to ten minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.
  • Wash the aubergines and cut them into half. Right through the stalk. Now make a criss-cross pattern on the flesh, but be careful to not to let the knife go through the skin.
  • Place the aubergines on a baking tray and drizzle 2 tablespoons of olive oil on them. Sprinkle some salt on them.
  • Bake in the oven for 30mins at 250 degrees Celsius. Please ensure that the flesh becomes tender and soft. But do not allow the aubergines to become brown.
  •  Place a wok or a nonstick pan on the stove and heat the remaining oil in it.
  • Add the chopped onion, red chilies and the spices and fry for five to seven minutes on medium heat.
  •  Add the minced lamb, till the lamb changes its color and becomes a little brownish.
  • Now you can either add a low carb tomato sauce. But I didn’t have any so I added a chopped red tomato at this stage.
  • By now the aubergines should be ready to come out of the oven.
  • Scoop the flesh out of the aubergine halves and ensure that you leave 1cm of flesh inside.
  • You can add this flesh to the lamb and add salt and pepper according to your taste.
  •  Now fill the shells with the lamb mixture and sprinkle the mozzarella on top.
  • Take them back to the oven for a final ten to fifteen minutes, until the cheese becomes nice and golden.

 

Tip!

Vegetarians do not despair you can use shredded fresh cottage cheese in place of the minced lamb and reduce the cooking time to half.

Nutrition Info Per Serving :
  • Calories- 343
  • Carbs- 9 g
  • Proteins- 14 g
  • Fats- 31 g

 

8)Lamb meatballs with Indian curry sauce-

Fragrant Lamb Meatballs with Indian Curry Sauce- a simple easy dinner that is full of flavor! Gluten-free and Paleo! 

Ingredients

Lamb Meatballs

  • 500g round American lamb
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • One shallot, finely minced ( or sub ½ cup chopped onion)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • One teaspoon dried mint ( or 1 tablespoon fresh)
Indian Curry Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ghee, butter or olive oil
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic- minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated or use paste
  • One  tsp fresh turmeric, grated (or ½ teaspoon ground turmeric)
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala spice
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 2 teaspoons dried fenugreek leaves ( optional, but really good- elevates the dish )
  • 1 extra-large tomato, finely diced, with juices
  • 1 13.5 oz coconut milk (not lite)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar ( or coconut sugar or alternative )
  • ½ teaspoon salt, more to taste
  • ¼–½  tsp cayenne, more to taste
Instructions- 
  • Start the rice if making.
  • Place ground lamb, shallot, garlic, salt, garam masala and mint in a bowl and mix well, using your hands. Using wet hands, form into 1 ½ inch wide balls. ( about 10 meatballs)
  • Heat a large skillet with olive oil. Begin searing the lamb meatballs, until most sides are nicely browned, about 10 minutes. ( You can finish cooking them through in the sauce, so just brown them at this point)
  • At the same time, you could start the sauce ( or wait and use the same pan).
  • Heat ghee in a skillet over medium heat. Add shallot and cook 3-4 minutes.
  • Next, add garlic and ginger and cook two more minutes. Add all the spices and then the tomato and its juices. Cook 1 minute. Add the coconut milk and simmer gently for 3-4 minutes. Add the sugar, salt, and cayenne. Taste and adjust salt and heat.
  • Add the lamb meatballs to the sauce, coating well. Simmer gently until the lamb meatballs are cooked through ( 5-10 minutes). Serve over your choice of rice, cauliflower rice, or baby spinach.
Nutrition Info Per Serving

Calories- 436

 

9)Keto Indian Spiced Lamb Chops

These lamb chops are coated in a tomato-based spiced marinade and griddled until caramelized on the outside and tender in the center. This keto recipe is Indian and very easy to make. It will be ready in just a few minutes. Perfect served with cauliflower rice or spicy green beans!

Ingredients-

  • Two tsp tomato puree
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 medium lamb chops
  • One tsp cumin ground
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp spiced coriander ground
  • One garlic clove
  • One slice ginger raw
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp turmeric ground
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ⅛ tsp back pepper
Instructions- 
  • Mince the garlic and finely grate the ginger. Add to a small mixing bowl along with the dried herbs and spices, lemon zest, tomato purée and one tablespoon of olive oil. Mix together well to combine.
  • Add the lamb chops to a dish and spoon over the marinade. Use your hands to rub the marinade all over the lamb. Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of two hours.
  • Grease a griddle pan with the remaining oil over a medium/high heat. Add the chops to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes each side or until cooked to preference.
Nutrition Info Per Serving :
  • Calories- 527
  • Carbs- 3.2g
  • Fiber- 1.4 g
  • Fats- 46.6g
  • Protein- 23.7g

Keto Lamb recipes are easy, simple, and great meal options for non-vegetarian keto dieters, We love these recipes and we know you’ll love them too. So what’s stopping you from starting your own inspiring keto transformation? This is as easy as it gets, so what is your excuse now? Get yourself started today and Stay tuned for more such keto weight loss journeys, health content, and recipes! Also, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for the daily dose of the Keto Lifestyle!

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