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21 Low Carb High Protein Casserole Ideas

For many people diving into the keto lifestyle, assembling enough recipes to get you through the week can feel intimidating. After all, cooking with dietary requirements can be fussy!

That’s where a great casserole recipe can make a big difference. These keto-friendly casserole recipes are low in carbs and high in protein. But more importantly, they’re so easy to make.

Whether you need meals you can harvest for leftovers or you’re feeding the whole family, this list is the place to get them. Let’s get started!

Low Carb High Protein Casseroles

1. Keto Broccoli Casserole

Keto Broccoli Casserole

Source: allnutritious.com

One of the best characteristics a casserole can have is a short ingredients list. Luckily, this first recipe ticks that box effortlessly. This is my five-ingredient keto broccoli casserole!

This is loaded to the brim with cheese and green vegetables, making it the best of both worlds!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 321

• Fats: 26g

• Protein: 12g

• Net Carbs: 9,5

2. Keto Egg Casserole with Bacon and Broccoli

 Keto Egg Casserole with Bacon and Broccoli

Source: allnutritious.com

Next up, a personal favorite: my keto-friendly egg, bacon, and broccoli casserole. This is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and just so happens to be glute-free!

Each serving has plenty of protein, thanks to the abundance of eggs and bacon in every bite.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 453

• Fats: 37g

• Protein: 23g

• Net Carbs: 6.2g

3. Keto Alfredo Chicken Bake

 Keto Alfredo Chicken Bake

Source: cassidyscraveablecreations.com

If you’ve ever indulged in a bowl of delicious alfredo, then you know how comforting it is. But it’s not always the right call, especially if you’re after a low-carb meal.

This bake uses chicken as its primary ingredient, so it’s a lean, mean, high-protein machine.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 433

• Fats: 34g

• Protein: 25g

• Net Carbs: 5g

4. Keto Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Keto Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Source: cassidyscraveablecreations.com

Enchiladas typically use tortillas, but how do you make them without the tortillas to bring the carb load down? This recipe answers that question with ease.

Cheesy, full of delicious tomato flavor, and crisp, this is almost like a lasagna without the pasta.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 516

• Fats: 34g

• Protein: 43g

• Net Carbs: 4g

5. John Wayne Casserole

John Wayne Casserole

Source: dashfordinner.com

Ever heard of a John Wayne casserole? It’s an easy, hearty meal that’s ultra-filling. While the original recipe uses plenty of carbs, this is a low-carb take that leans into the protein content.

Packed with ground beef and taco seasoning, this is ideal for a winter night in with the family.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 590

• Fats: 48g

• Protein: 34g

• Net Carbs: 5g

6. Keto Coney Dog Casserole

Keto Coney Dog Casserole

Source: culinarylion.com

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of enjoying a Coney Island hot dog then, first of all, congratulations! And second of all, that doesn’t have to be the last time.

This casserole is proof that you can enjoy a guilty pleasure without compromising on your health goals. With almost 34 grams of protein in every serving, this is a must-try treat.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 377

• Fats: 25g

• Protein: 34g

• Net Carbs: 2g

7. Keto Italian Casserole

Keto Italian Casserole

Source: thirtysomethingsupermom.com

Nothing hits the spot on a cold night quite like a comforting casserole. This Italian recipe requires very little preparation, making it an ideal weeknight choice.

Not to mention, the comforting flavors make this a hit with families of all shapes and sizes.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 717

• Fats: 50g

• Protein: 53g

• Net Carbs: 10g

8. Keto Mexican Casserole

Keto Mexican Casserole

Source: laraclevenger.com

Put a twist on Taco Tuesday with a delicious Mexican casserole! This is an easy keto version that uses ground beef, low-carb tortillas, and plenty of cheese to bring it all together.

The best part about this meal is your ability to make it unique. Top it with your favorite taco toppings, and it’ll be your new go-to.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 328

• Fats: 25g

• Protein: 19g

• Net Carbs: 6g

9. Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Source: theforkedspoon.com

We all know the call of a great Philly cheesesteak sandwich. It’s ooey gooey, packed with cheese and peppers, and super juicy steak. But that roll can foil your low-carb plans.

So, what better way to enjoy this than as a casserole? This delicious variation is very easy to make, using three types of cheese and plenty of peppers to complete the picture.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 553

• Fats: 39g

• Protein: 42g

• Net Carbs: 8g

10. Keto Ground Beef Casserole

 Keto Ground Beef Casserole

Source: laraclevenger.com

In my opinion, zucchini are one of the most underrated vegetables in the world. They’re delicious, easy to grow, and packed to the gills with nutrients. Most of all, they’re easy to work with.

Apart from plenty of zucchini, this casserole features cheesy beef and an assortment of other vegetables. This is a great pick for any night of the week!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 290

• Fats: 23g

• Protein: 17g

• Net Carbs: 2g

11. Spinach and Mushroom Breakfast Casserole

Spinach and Mushroom Breakfast Casserole

Source: whatagirleats.com

For nearly thirty years, this delicious recipe has been making an appearance on this particular chef’s table. It’s well-loved, and for a very good reason!

Full of delicious protein, this just so happens to be meatless. The spinach, egg, and mushroom all serve to boost the protein intake through the roof.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 242

• Fats: 18g

• Protein: 15g

• Net Carbs: 4g

12. Keto Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Keto Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Source: laraclevenger.com

When it comes to comforting flavor combinations, nothing hits the spot quite like chicken, bacon, and ranch. This is the holy grail, the ultimate crowd-pleasing combo that everyone will love.

So, of course it makes sense to whip it all into a delicious casserole! This low-carb, high-protein recipe is great for potlucks and meal prepping.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 299

• Fats: 21g

• Protein: 24g

• Net Carbs: 2g

13. Hatch Chile Rellenos Casserole

 Hatch Chile Rellenos Casserole

Source: whatagirleats.com

Regular chile rellenos uses deep frying, which of course means plenty of oil, and a side helping of carbohydrates to top it off. But this casserole has neither!

Instead, indulge in a favorite comforting dish in just over an hour. Most of that is baking time, requiring only twenty minutes for some light prep work.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 303

• Fats: 23g

• Protein: 16g

• Net Carbs: 5g

14. Ham Asparagus Casserole

 Ham Asparagus Casserole

Source: masalaherb.com

When the Spring weather rolls around, it’s time to celebrate one of the best vegetables in the game: asparagus. Crunchy, green, and slightly sweet, there’s really nothing like it.

This delicious casserole is inspired by French countryside living, making the best of some humble ingredients. In other words, it’s an ideal choice for mid-week family eating.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 160

• Fats: 10g

• Protein: 10g

• Net Carbs: 6g

15. Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole

Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole

Source: ketocookingchristian.com

If you’re a fan of spinach and artichoke dip, then you’ll love this next recipe. Don’t worry, it’s got a bit more to it than just the dip. There’s plenty of lean, protein-rich chicken here, too.

But overall, this casserole tastes almost exactly like dipping a chicken tender into some spinach and artichoke dip. An absolute must-try, especially around game day!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 493

• Fats: 35g

• Protein: 37g

• Net Carbs: 5g

16. Keto Big Mac Casserole

Keto Big Mac Casserole

Source: peaceloveandlowcarb.com

Big Macs are incredibly addictive (there’s a reason that McDonald’s is so successful!). That said, the buns aren’t useful for low-carb living, so what is one to do?

This casserole echoes the flavors of the popular burger while keeping things a bit healthier. The secret lies in the Big Mac sauce, which you can whip up in large batches and keep in your fridge.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 556

• Fats: 51g

• Protein: 45g

• Net Carbs: 5.8g

17. Keto Taco Casserole

Keto Taco Casserole
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Source: curbingcarbs.com

Make taco night a breeze with this delicious keto taco casserole. With a stunning 27 grams of protein per serving, this is a super filling option the whole family will enjoy.

Not only that, but it’s easy to enjoy the leftovers as the week goes on. Simply reheat and eat!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 317

• Fats: 21g

• Protein: 27g

• Net Carbs: 3g

18. Eggs Benedict Casserole

 Eggs Benedict Casserole

Source: peaceloveandlowcarb.com

If you’ve ever tried to make eggs benedict, then you know what a fuss it can be! For something gone in ten minutes, going to all that effort isn’t always the best plan.

Especially if you have a lot of mouths you’re trying to feed before you get out the door. Luckily, this casserole presents an easy, high-protein solution (without the English muffin).

Per Serving:

• Calories: 280

• Fats: 21g

• Protein: 20g

• Net Carbs: 2g

19. Shirataki Tuna Noodle Casserole

Shirataki Tuna Noodle Casserole

Source: lowcarbyum.com

Cut back on the carbs without cutting out pasta. This is your chance to get creative! Packed with tuna, this is an affordable option you can use for a tasty dinner or to meal prep for the week ahead.

You only need an hour to pull this together, and just 15 minutes of that is prep time. The rest? Just sit back and let it bake.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 272

• Fats: 22.7g

• Protein: 15.5g

• Net Carbs: 2.7g

20. Keto BBQ Chicken Casserole

Keto BBQ Chicken Casserole

Source: bonappeteach.com

BBQ chicken is one of the best options for a family friendly meal. It’s delicious, wholesome, easy to make, and the ideal spot for some lean protein.

This casserole allows even the most avid griller a way to enjoy BBQ when it’s howling with wind, rain, or snow outside. Whip up, bake for thirty minutes, and enjoy!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 359

• Fats: 23g

• Protein: 34g

• Net Carbs: 5g

21. Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Source: lowcarbyum.com

Finally, let’s take a walk on the French side with an homage to a classic French dish: Cordon Bleu. This is a casserole packed to the brim with chicken, bacon, and cheese.

Keto-friendly and high in protein, this comes together in less than an hour. Ideal for leftovers, potlucks, meal prepping, or a quick mid-week dinner.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 408

• Fats: 30g

• Protein: 30g

• Net Carbs: 2g

And with that last delicious casserole, we’ve reached the end of our list. Twenty-one recipes, twenty-one tasty new ways to enjoy a keto-friendly lunch or dinner.

If you don’t manage to make your way through the entire batch, make sure to store your leftovers in the fridge quickly and in an airtight container.

That way, you can make sure they stay in the best possible condition so you can enjoy them for the next few days.

Happy cooking, and I’ll see you in the next recipe round-up!