25 Best Low Carb Vegan Recipes

Looking for low-carb vegan recipes? Look no further! With a few simple substitutions and protein-packed ingredients, you can enjoy delicious meals without the heavy grains and carbs. Expect to see a lot of cauliflower on this list, along with fun recipes like coconut flour pizza and keto-friendly brownies. Ready to get cooking?

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1. Vegan Quiche Cups

Looking for a tasty and high-protein vegan snack? Look no further than these vegan quiche cups! Made with extra firm tofu and lots of spinach, these cups are a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional quiche. Plus, they’re low-carb, making them a great option for those on a low-carb diet. Whip up a batch of these quiche cups today and enjoy a tasty and nutritious snack anytime!

2. Low Carb Mexican Cauliflower Rice

If you’re looking for a low-carb alternative to traditional rice, try Mexican cauliflower rice. With just five grams of carbs per cup, cauliflower rice is a great option for those watching their carb intake. This recipe uses onions, garlic, and jalapeños for flavor, along with a variety of colorful peppers. Serve it as a side dish or use it as a base for a delicious Mexican bowl.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cut the cauliflower into florets and pulse in a food processor until it resembles rice.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, and jalapeño pepper and cook until the onion is translucent.
  4. Add the cauliflower rice and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the bell peppers and continue cooking for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve hot.

This low-carb Mexican cauliflower rice is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional rice. It’s packed with flavor and nutrients, making it a great addition to any meal.

3. Mushroom and Cauliflower Vegan Shepherds Pie

Looking for a delicious and comforting vegan dish? Look no further than this Mushroom and Cauliflower Vegan Shepherds Pie! Instead of traditional ground meat, this recipe uses mushrooms to create a savory and satisfying base. And to keep things low-carb, the top is made with creamy mashed cauliflower instead of potatoes. This dish is perfect for a cozy night in or a family dinner. Try it out and see for yourself how delicious vegan comfort food can be!

4. Zucchini Noodles with Pesto

If you’re looking for a low-carb alternative to pasta, zucchini noodles with pesto is an excellent option. While it’s not exactly the same as traditional pasta, it’s a delicious and healthy alternative that can help satisfy your cravings. To make this dish, simply spiralize zucchini into noodles and cook them in boiling water for a few minutes until tender. Then, toss the noodles with your favorite pesto sauce and enjoy! This dish is quick, easy, and perfect for a weeknight dinner. Plus, it’s a great way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet.

5. Coconut Flour Pizza Crust Vegan

If you’re looking for a gluten-free and low-carb pizza crust, coconut flour is an excellent choice. This recipe uses psyllium husk as a binder, resulting in a super tender crust. Don’t worry if you don’t have psyllium husk on hand; you can substitute it with corn starch or flaxseed. To cook the crust, bake it first and then add your toppings for the last few minutes. Enjoy a delicious and healthy pizza with this coconut flour crust.

6. Easy Low Carb Keto Oatmeal

Starting your day with a bowl of oatmeal is a great way to fuel up, but if you’re following a low-carb or keto diet, it might not be the best option. Luckily, this vegan version of oatmeal is here to save the day! To make it, simply mix almond flour, unsweetened coconut flakes, flax meal, chia seeds, monk fruit, and cinnamon. The combination of coconut and chia seeds creates a pudding-like consistency that’s sure to satisfy your morning cravings. Plus, it’s low in carbs and packed with healthy fats to keep you full all morning long.

7. Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup

To make a creamy and cheesy vegan broccoli cheddar soup, you can use soaked cashews, coconut milk, onions, garlic, nutritional yeast, and vegetable broth. Nutritional yeast, also known as nooch, is a nutty and cheesy ingredient that adds umami flavor to the dish. You can either add the broccoli whole or roughly chop it and stir it into the pot, depending on your preference. This soup is a great way to introduce yourself to the world of vegan cooking and enjoy a delicious and nutritious meal.

8. Crispy Keto Firecracker Tofu

Looking for a flavorful and crispy tofu recipe? Try out this Crispy Keto Firecracker Tofu recipe! To achieve the perfect texture, press out the excess liquid from the tofu and toss it in cornstarch. The sauce is full of Sriracha, soy sauce, and hot, making it a spicy and delicious dish. Pair it with cauliflower rice for a low-carb option, or Shirataki noodles for an easy and keto-friendly side. Enjoy a satisfying meal without the guilt!

9. Superfood Low-Carb Veggie Salad Bowl

Looking for a healthy and filling salad option? Try making a superfood low-carb veggie salad bowl. Start by combining spinach and lettuce to increase the vitamins, nutrients, and fiber content. Then, add some delicious extras like nuts, avocado, asparagus, peppers, and zucchini. These low-carb veggies will not only add flavor and texture to your salad, but also provide important nutrients. Plus, the healthy fats from the nuts and avocado will keep you feeling full and satisfied.

10. Quick & Easy Vegan Caesar Salad

Looking for a quick and easy vegan Caesar salad recipe? Look no further. This salad is made with a delicious vegan Caesar dressing that blends avocado, garlic, lemon juice, water, capers, mustard, salt, and pepper. Toss it with your favorite lettuce and you won’t even know it’s vegan. For an added crunch, try topping your salad with these amazing vegan crispy onions. They’ll give your salad the perfect crispy texture and a flavor that’s simply to die for.

11. Keto-Bowl with Konjac Noodles and Peanut Sauce

Looking for a low-carb and low-calorie noodle alternative? Look no further than Shirataki noodles, also known as Konjac noodles. These noodles are a great option for those looking to cut down on carbs and calories without sacrificing flavor. To add some flavor to the noodles, marinate tofu in garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and rice vinegar. And to top it all off, drizzle a delicious peanut sauce over the entire dish. Enjoy a tasty and guilt-free meal with this Keto-Bowl!

12. Super Easy Cauliflower Hummus

Looking for a low-carb alternative to traditional chickpea hummus? Look no further than this super easy cauliflower hummus. Roasting the cauliflower before blending it with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, and spices adds incredible flavor to this creamy dip. Plus, cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that can be steamed if you’re short on time. Enjoy this protein and fiber-rich snack with your favorite veggies or crackers for a satisfying and healthy snack.

13. Vegan Broccoli Cheese Tots

If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy snack, try making vegan broccoli cheese tots. Start by cooking broccoli until it’s tender, then pulse it with sautéed onion and garlic until it’s coarse. Mix in tofu, nooch, chickpea flour, flax, salt, and pepper. Finally, add vegan cheese and bake until golden. These tots are a great way to sneak some veggies into your diet while satisfying your cheesy cravings.

14. Avocado Keto Spring Rolls

If you’re looking for a low-carb and vegan option for spring rolls, traditional wonton wrappers won’t cut it. Most are made with wheat flour and eggs, but there are alternatives. Rice paper is thin and has fewer carbs, while coconut wraps are even lower in carbs. For a delicious twist, try making avocado keto spring rolls using coconut wraps. Simply fill the wrap with avocado, cucumber, carrot, and mint, and enjoy a refreshing and healthy snack.

15. Low-Carb Vegan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms are a perfect base for a vegan stuffing that is both flavorful and filling. To prepare the stuffing, save the stalks and dice them, then gently fry them with onion, garlic, rosemary, and pine nuts. If you prefer, you can use walnuts instead of pine nuts to save some money. Once the stalks are soft, mix in chopped cranberries, ground almonds, and nutritional yeast. Stuff the mixture into the mushroom caps and bake until tender. Serve as a main dish or a side dish.

16. Pumpkin Soup With Coconut Milk

Looking for a delicious soup that’s low in carbs and sugars? Look no further than pumpkin soup with coconut milk! Pumpkin is naturally sweet and purees easily, making it a great choice for soup. Coconut milk adds a creamy texture to the soup, and you can customize the flavor by adding curry powder or paprika for some heat. This soup is a great option for those looking for a healthy and flavorful meal.

17. Cabbage Gratin With Vegan Cheese

If you’re looking for a dairy-free version of potato gratin, then cabbage gratin with vegan cheese is a great alternative. The roasted layers of cabbage mimic the crispy edges of potato gratin, and the cashew “cheese” sauce made with apple cider vinegar, tahini, nutritional yeast, onion powder, and garlic powder is a familiar and delicious addition. Here’s how to make this tasty and vegan dish:

Ingredients:

  • 1 head of cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for at least 2 hours
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Toss the sliced cabbage with olive oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Spread the cabbage out in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  4. Roast the cabbage for 25-30 minutes, or until it’s tender and lightly browned.
  5. While the cabbage is roasting, prepare the cashew “cheese” sauce. Drain the soaked cashews and add them to a blender with water, apple cider vinegar, tahini, nutritional yeast, onion powder, and garlic powder. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  6. When the cabbage is done roasting, transfer it to a baking dish and pour the cashew “cheese” sauce over the top.
  7. Bake the cabbage gratin for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbly and lightly browned.

Enjoy your delicious and dairy-free cabbage gratin with vegan cheese!

18. Vegan Keto Recipe for Cauliflower & Turmeric Soup

Looking for a flavorful and healthy vegan keto soup recipe? Look no further than this cauliflower and turmeric soup! The earthy and slightly bitter flavor of turmeric complements the mild taste of cauliflower, while ginger, carrots, and coconut milk add depth and creaminess. Top it off with crispy tofu for added texture and protein. Enjoy a warm and satisfying bowl of this soup on a chilly day!

Ingredients
Cauliflower
Turmeric
Ginger
Carrots
Coconut milk
Tofu
  • Blend cauliflower, turmeric, ginger, and carrots together until smooth.
  • Add coconut milk and blend again until creamy.
  • Heat the soup on medium heat until it simmers.
  • Fry tofu in a separate pan until crispy.
  • Serve soup hot with crispy tofu on top.

19. Keto Chocolate Pudding

If you’re looking for a delicious and vegan-friendly dessert, try making keto chocolate pudding. To make it vegan, use agar agar as a setting agent and vegan dark chocolate. Be sure to check the chocolate label to ensure it’s vegan. When adding orange flavoring, use oil to prevent the chocolate from seizing. Here’s a quick recipe:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons agar agar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup powdered erythritol
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces vegan dark chocolate, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, heat the almond milk and agar agar over medium heat until the agar agar is dissolved.
  2. Add the cocoa powder, erythritol, and salt, whisking until smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract and chopped chocolate until melted and smooth.
  4. Pour the mixture into individual serving cups and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or until set.

Enjoy your delicious and guilt-free keto chocolate pudding!

20. Simple Vegan Chili Recipe for Slow Cooker

Making vegan chili is a breeze, but if you’re watching your carb intake, be mindful of the veggies you add. Avoid using beans and corn to keep it low carb.

This recipe uses mushrooms to add flavor and texture, but if you’re not a fan, try using ground “beef” tofu instead. Here’s a simple recipe you can make in your slow cooker:

Ingredients Instructions
2 tbsp olive oil Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
1 onion, chopped Add chopped onion and cook until translucent.
4 cloves garlic, minced Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute.
1 red bell pepper, chopped Add chopped red bell pepper and cook for 5 minutes.
1 green bell pepper, chopped Add chopped green bell pepper and cook for 5 minutes.
1 zucchini, chopped Add chopped zucchini and cook for 5 minutes.
1 yellow squash, chopped Add chopped yellow squash and cook for 5 minutes.
1 can diced tomatoes Add diced tomatoes, stir, and transfer everything to your slow cooker.
1 cup vegetable broth Pour vegetable broth into the slow cooker and stir.
2 tbsp chili powder Add chili powder, stir, and cover.
1 tbsp cumin Add cumin, stir, and cover.
1 tsp smoked paprika Add smoked paprika, stir, and cover.
Salt and pepper to taste Add salt and pepper, stir, and cover.
1 lb mushrooms, sliced Add sliced mushrooms, stir, and cover.
Optional: ground “beef” tofu If you’re not a fan of mushrooms, add ground “beef” tofu instead.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours Set your slow cooker to low and let it cook for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
Optional: top with avocado, cilantro, and lime Serve hot and add toppings like avocado, cilantro, and lime if you’d like. Enjoy!

This recipe is perfect for meal prepping and can be easily customized to your liking.

21. Baked Stuffed Tomatoes with Pico de Gallo and Cauliflower Rice

Looking for a unique and flavorful side dish to complement your tacos or fajitas? Try this recipe for Baked Stuffed Tomatoes with Pico de Gallo and Cauliflower Rice. Instead of using the typical stuffed peppers, this recipe uses juicy and flavorful tomatoes. Simply scoop out the middle of the tomatoes and mix it with some fresh pico de gallo and cauliflower rice. Stuff the mixture back into the tomatoes and bake until tender. This dish is sure to impress your guests and add some excitement to your meal.

22. The Best Keto Low Carb Vegetable Soup Recipe

Looking for a delicious and healthy low carb soup recipe? Look no further than this keto vegetable soup! The base of this soup includes onions, garlic, peppers, cauliflower, green beans, diced tomatoes, and broth. If you’re not a fan of green beans, try using broccoli or zucchini instead. To add some extra flavor, roast the onions, tomatoes, and peppers in the oven until they’re slightly charred. For a pop of color, add some diced summer squash. This soup is perfect for a comforting and nutritious meal.

23. Vegan Keto Brownies

If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy dessert, these vegan keto brownies are a must-try. Made with dark chocolate and xanthan gum, these brownies are both low-carb and stable enough to slice. To make them, you’ll need to find a super dark and dairy-free chocolate. The result is a chocolatey, dense, and dangerously delicious treat that you won’t be able to resist. Give it a try and you won’t be disappointed!

24. Keto Mocha Coconut Milk Ice Cream

To make a delicious vegan ice cream that’s low-carb, blend full-fat unsweetened coconut milk with unsweetened cocoa powder, instant coffee, and your preferred sweetener. Dark chocolate chips can be added for texture. Coconut milk is a popular choice for vegan ice cream because of its mild sweetness and creamy texture.

25. Vegan Keto Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Looking for a delicious vegan keto cookie recipe that satisfies your sweet tooth? Try these vegan keto cookies with chocolate chips! Made with super-fine almond flour and xantham gum as a binder, these cookies are a low-carb alternative to traditional cookies.

To ensure that your cookies don’t spread during baking, make sure to flatten them with your hand before placing them in the oven. The flatter you make them, the crispier they’ll be.

These cookies don’t contain eggs or butter, making them a great option for those following a vegan or dairy-free diet. Plus, the addition of chocolate chips adds a touch of sweetness without adding too many carbs.

Enjoy these vegan keto cookies as a snack or dessert, and indulge in a guilt-free treat that won’t derail your healthy eating goals.

Summary

You can enjoy a healthy and delicious diet with low carb vegan recipes. By incorporating nutrient-dense plant-based foods, such as leafy greens, cruciferous vegetables, and healthy fats like avocado and nuts, you can create satisfying meals that are low in carbohydrates. Experiment with recipes that use ingredients like cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, and coconut flour to replace traditional carb-heavy foods. With a little creativity, you can enjoy a variety of flavorful and filling meals while maintaining a low carb vegan lifestyle.

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