9 Low-Carb, High Flavor Meals To Make You Forget Pasta

Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) with Pesto: Spiralize zucchini into noodles and toss with homemade or store-bought pesto sauce, cherry tomatoes, and grated Parmesan cheese.

Cauliflower Fried Rice: Use finely chopped cauliflower as a base for fried rice with eggs, mixed vegetables, soy sauce, and sesame oil for a flavorful, low-carb dish.

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara: Roast spaghetti squash and toss the strands with a creamy carbonara sauce made with eggs, Parmesan cheese, pancetta or bacon, and black pepper.

Eggplant Lasagna: Replace lasagna noodles with thinly sliced eggplant layers, alternating with marinara sauce, ricotta cheese, and mozzarella for a hearty, low-carb lasagna.

Cabbage Roll Bowls: Skip the rice and wrap cabbage leaves around a savory filling of ground meat (like beef or turkey), onions, garlic, and tomato sauce, then simmer until tender.

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas: Use large portobello mushroom caps as pizza crusts, top with marinara sauce, cheese, and your favorite pizza toppings, then bake until bubbly.

Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli: Serve sautéed chicken breast strips over steamed broccoli florets, drizzled with a creamy Alfredo sauce made from cream, butter, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.

Cabbage Noodle Stir-Fry: Thinly slice cabbage to create noodle-like strips and stir-fry with shrimp or tofu, bell peppers, snap peas, and a flavorful stir-fry sauce.

Spiralized Beet Salad: Spiralize raw beets into noodles and toss with arugula, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, and a balsamic vinaigrette for a colorful and satisfying salad.

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