This list of 30+ Low Carb Cookout Recipes features the best keto BBQ sides, main dishes, and desserts. These easy summer recipes are perfect for Memorial Day or July 4th!
The Best Keto Summer Recipes
Summer is the perfect time to naturally cut back on carbs. With seasonal produce rolling in you can easily make salads, low-carb wraps, and keto-friendly dinners! Today I’m sharing 30+ low-carb cookout recipes you have to try. None of these recipes require an oven, they can all be made on a grill, griddle, or with a smoker. Some of these recipes don’t require cooking at all!
Keto BBQ Main Dishes
Go to keto-friendly main dishes includes grilled meats such as this Chipotle Ranch Chicken, Flank Steak, or Blackened Chicken. If you are feeding a crowd try this BBQ Pulled Pork, it has a sugar-free rub that is sweet and savory!
Keto Side Dishes
A Classic Broccoli Salad is always my go-to low carb side because absolutely no one ever misses the carbs! This chilled Caprese Salad with Asparagus or this delicious salad with a lemon vinaigrette! If you want to opt for a few grilled side dishes we loved this wrapped in bacon, or these Zucchini Wraps!
No Bake Keto Desserts
Enjoy something sweet without turning on your oven! This Chocolate Keto Milkshake, or Keto Coconut Milkshake are two of the best low carb shake recipes! You can also enjoy a slice of No Bake Cheesecake, or spoon this Sugar Free Strawberry Sauce over low carb ice cream!
Essentials for Summer Grilling
Even the most talented grill master needs the right tools! These are some of the most useful products we regularly use when we cookout!
- All the Essentials in one handy kit! This also makes a great host gift if you are invited to a summer party.
- These are great for sauces, condiments, or marinades, but I use one for water and one for oil when I am cooking on the Blackstone. It makes cooking a large meal a breeze!
- If you love skewers but don’t enjoy the extra step of threading everything onto them, this basket is for you! You can add small ingredients to the basket, season, cook and easily turn everything.
- These are essential for cooking on a griddle. These domes are perfect for melting cheese and making sure things are cooked through. They also work great to keep things warm as you finish up.
30+ Low Carb Cookout Recipes
Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Skillet - The Best Keto Recipes
This Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Skillet is the perfect 20 minute dinner! This easy keto recipe is packed with smoked sausage, cajun shrimp and tons of vegetables!
Easy BBQ Shrimp Recipe
This five ingredient Easy BBQ Shrimp Recipe is the perfect easy entrée or excellent in tacos, salads or wraps! Keto options included for a dish under 4 net carbs!
Shrimp Con Queso
Impress your family with this delicious Shrimp Con Queso! This one pan, 20 minute meal features shrimp fajitas covered in a homemade queso sauce!
This Smoked Queso recipe is perfect for cookouts, camping, tailgates, and summer parties! This smoky, cheesy dip is made on the grill for an easy low carb appetizer.
Easy Wedge Salad
This Easy Wedge Salad is the perfect keto side dish! Crisp lettuce is topped with creamy blue cheese dressing, crumbly bacon and diced tomatoes!
Grilled Shrimp Marinade
This easy Grilled Shrimp Marinade requires just a few basic ingredients and creates the most flavorful grilled shrimp! Enjoy this Lemon Garlic Shrimp on its own, in wraps, salads and more!
Fresh strawberries are packed with a key lime pie cream cheese filling for the perfect Spring dessert! You will love how simple these Stuffed Strawberries are!
Grilled Pork Tenderloin - It Starts With Good Food
Spicy Sausage Veggie Foil Packs (keto + low carb)
Try these Spicy Sausage Veggie Foil Packs for a fun keto-friendly dinner! Each foil pack can be made on the grill or in the oven and contains just 7.5 net carbs each!
Keto Bacon Cheeseburger
Enjoy a juicy Keto Bacon Cheeseburger for under 7 net carbs! This low carb burger recipe can be made on the grill, in a skillet or in an air fryer!
Whipped Feta Dip - The Best Keto Recipes
This creamy Whipped Feta Dip is the perfect low-carb appetizer. Bursting with lemon and garlic flavor, under 1 net carb per serving, and easy to make ahead of time!
Keto Fruit Pizza Recipe (Low-Carb)
You can enjoy a summer favorite even on Keto! This Keto Fruit Pizza is high in flavor and low in carbs, making it perfect for all of your summer cookouts. Only 5.4 net carbs per slice!
Sausage Broccoli Cheddar Foil Packs (keto + low carb)
These Sausage Broccoli Cheddar Foil Packs have just three ingredients, are under 7 net carbs and ready in about 20 minutes! This is a simple foil pack recipe perfect for the grill or oven!
Grilled Zucchini Mozzarella Wraps
Grilled Zucchini Mozzarella Wraps are the ultimate keto summer side dish! Each wrap contains less than 1 net carb and is perfect dipped in low carb marinara!
Drumsticks are smoked until they are perfectly tender then tossed in a tangy buffalo sauce! Ready in under 30 minutes!
This easy Smoked Pork Tenderloin is flavored with the most amazing homemade dry rub, then slow cooker to perfection on the grill!
Fresh veggies are grilled to perfection and packed in this healthy Hummus Wrap! This is the perfect easy, healthy wrap recipe!
These Grilled Salmon Kabobs with Greek Marinade are loaded with lemon and garlic flavor!
Learn how to make Easy Blackened Chicken perfect for salads, wraps, pasta and more. Pair with a low carb side for the perfect keto meal!
These Sesame Shrimp Skewers are the perfect gluten-free dish for busy nights. They only require 5 ingredients and a few minutes to make!
Perfectly tender smoked Boston butt that is packed with flavor! This is the must-have recipe you need for all your summer events!
These Keto Cabbage with Sausage Foil Packs are loaded with spicy sausage, bell pepper, onion, and cabbage in a cajun butter sauce! A perfect low-carb meal for camping or grilling out!
These Chicken Fajitas are packed with flavor for an easy, healthy meal! The chicken is flavored with a homemade marinade, then grilled to perfection.
These Orange Sesame Chicken Skewers are loaded with sweet and spicy Asian flavor! Pair with grilled orange wedges for a real treat!
This Chicken with Pesto Cream Sauce is low carb comfort food at it's finest! Grilled Garlic Chicken is smothered with a Creamy Pesto Alfredo sauce making it a decadent keto-friendly dinner!
Try these healthy Grilled Shrimp Skewers for a healthy, easy dinner option! This recipe is naturally low carb, gluten free and keto-friendly!
This delicious Marinated Flank Steak is a quick, low-carb dish bursting with flavor! Easy keto meal prep recipe for fajitas, tacos, breakfast burritos, and more!
Keto Jalapeño Popper Burgers are the ultimate low carb dinner! Juicy burgers are loaded with creamy jalapeño popper filling and served on crispy chaffle buns!
Grilled Chicken Legs are the perfect easy dinner recipe! This chicken is marinaded in an Asian sauce that pairs perfectly with grilled vegetables!
These Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect keto appetizer! Using only five ingredients, this recipe is ready in under 15 minutes and is full of flavor!