Now that you are on a keto diet, you might have to limit your carb intake but that doesn’t mean you have to quit your sandwiches.
Here are 18 keto sandwiches to make that won’t make you miss the taste of carbs!
There are plenty of keto bread recipes, but this one here uses only 3 ingredients so in case you are looking for the easiest one, we think this might be it.
Made with salted butter, coconut flour, and baking powder, this tasty bread goes great with the simple yet filling eggs and cheddar cheese that go in the sandwich.
With only 198 calories, this sandwich is also the perfect excuse to eat more than one!
A classic BLT is one of the hardest things you have to say goodbye to when going on a keto diet, but what If you didn’t really have to do that?
Apart from the bread used to make this sandwich, a BLT includes low-carb ingredients and some like bacon that have no carbs at all!
Therefore, by simply changing your classic bread to a keto one, you can make a keto BLT sandwich that will taste just like the original.
So, just take two slices of keto bread, spread them with some keto garlic aioli, and use them to sandwich some cooked bacon slices, lettuce leaves, and tomato slices.
Salt and pepper to taste, and you have your BLT ready to pack and eat later in the office, enjoy straight away at home, or eat it as you head to work.
Yes, the egg mayo sandwich is another classic you can enjoy on a keto diet with some modifications!
If you are on a keto diet then you already eat many eggs and probably lots of mayo on a weekly, if not daily basis.
Well, this sandwich’s filling contains exactly these two ingredients, so the only problem with it is the bread.
And yet, with so many keto bread recipes available online, you can easily choose one and make your own keto bread to enjoy with any kind of sandwich.
The recipe we have here has a recipe for that, so save some time from searching and make the one it has.
Cheesy bread is one of the best things humans have ever made, but cheese buns made entirely of cheese can easily top that!
This recipe yields the perfect Italian sandwiches filled with deli pepperoni and salami, provolone cheese, tomato slices, and lettuce, as well as an Italian dressing.
The buns are made with nothing but shredded mozzarella that’s placed in circles and baked until brown and crispy. Yummy!
Another Italian sandwich that is traditionally not keto, but you can certainly turn it into a low-carb one and add it to your meal plan.
Italian sub rolls are submarine rolls filled with deli meats and different types of cheese, as well as a sauce consisting of mayonnaise and Italian seasoning.
However, don’t think that this is yet another sandwich where keto bread substitutes for classic bread; unlike the previous recipes, to make these keto rolls you can use some quality ham – ideally thickly cut – as the “roll” that will hug the rest of the ingredients.
As for what those are, you can add anything from pepperoni and Genoa salami to Capacola sausages and prosciutto in terms of deli meats.
When it comes to cheese, provolone cheese is all you need, while on the veggies side you can add lettuce, thinly sliced onions, chopped tomatoes, and even pickles.
A keto bread made with nothing but eggs, shredded mozzarella, and cream cheese is so easy to make that this bacon and avocado sandwich will become a staple in your diet.
Cooked bacon will release its saltiness and match perfectly with the creamy texture of the avocado, which you can add sliced in the sandwich but also mash or even turn into guacamole!
This sandwich is another one on this list that is made with no bread, not even a keto one. With lettuce leaves used to wrap the rest of the ingredients, it is extremely low in carbs and incredibly high in taste.
The fillings can vary according to taste, but this recipe has some great ones like prosciutto, ham, chicken breast, cucumber, and tomatoes, as well as a homemade sauce with mayo and mustard.
An open-faced sandwich sounds more like something you’d get in a café for brunch or a party buffet, but you can always make one at home too, and make it keto-friendly too.
This open-faced keto tuna melt has a keto bread slice at the bottom as its base and is then topped with slices of tomato and cheese, with the tuna salad added on top of or in between the slices.
Easy, tasty, and with only 3 grams of carbs per sandwich!
2 slices of keto bread, a bit of mayo to spread on top of them, thinly sliced tomatoes, lettuce, and enough salt and pepper to make this sandwich tastier than all the rest.
These are all the ingredients you need to make this delicious keto-friendly, vegetarian sandwich, and enjoy it for breakfast on a hot summer day!
Well, a keto omelet sandwich is definitely not a classic one!
A look at the ingredients and it’s not long before you realize that we are actually talking about a classic omelet filled with keto-friendly ingredients like cheese and small portions of veggies like cabbage and carrots, as well as a tomato chili ketchup.
While there is no bread involved here, a properly cooked omelet can easily be enjoyed as a sandwich and even eaten using your hands, by simply folding it and cutting it in half.
Oopsie bread is another name for keto bread that is usually made with cream cheese, eggs, and ground psyllium husk powder.
This bread can be used for this keto Philly cheesesteak sandwich that contains all the delicious ingredients of a classic Philly.
Deli roast beef, yellow onion, green bell pepper, provolone or cheddar cheese, tomato sauce, and some garlic create what is to some the best sandwich of all!
If you are short on time, then save this recipe for a keto sandwich whose bread is made in no more than 5 minutes.
How? Using a mug and a microwave is enough to do it, so long as you have the necessary ingredients to make it fluffy and tasty like the one in this recipe.
As for the toppings, think of those delicious bagels with cream cheese and bacon you so much miss eating, and add those to your keto bread.
We’ve already gone through the ingredients of an oopsie bread in the first sandwich we had on this list, and here we see it again, but this time with a different filling.
This keto pulled pork sandwich is filled with a grated slaw that is made with turnip, mayo, parsley, cider vinegar, salt, and pepper. But this is just the salad.
The star of this sandwich is the pork shoulder that is cooked with all the right spices and turned into the tastiest pulled pork you’ve ever had.
Peppers are a staple ingredient in a keto diet as they are often used as “boats” people fill with eggs and other ingredients before baking them or simply add some tuna salad and enjoy them raw.
In this recipe, bell peppers are used instead of bread and are filled/topped with cooked chicken breast pieces, sliced scallion, lettuce, and a curry mayo sauce.
If your chicken is precooked, then we are talking about a 5-minute sandwich you can make and enjoy in no time!
Spicy pumpkin bread is something you will want to eat on its own, and while you can snack on some beforehand, do make this hearty sandwich for your weekend brunch with your keto pals.
This bread is not made with 3 ingredients and is a bit more elaborate in terms of preparing the dough, but it is absolutely worth it.
And once you top it with some smoked salmon, and the creamiest of scrambled eggs, you will experience what we call “keto bliss.”
If you ever wondered why people buy large pickles, the answer is probably to use them as keto buns for this deli turkey and mustard mayo sandwich.
Easy to make, with no need to bake, cook, or mix anything, this keto sandwich is your go-to option when you want to snack on something really quick.
We saved the best for last, with this and the next recipe making some amazing, sweet sandwiches.
Alfajores are a traditional Argentinian dessert that while not originally keto, it can be made low-carb with a few simple swaps.
To make the cookie dough, substitute almond flour for the plain wheat flour and corn flour combo and then coconut cream and sucralose for the cream instead of going with the original recipe that calls for dulce de leche and caster sugar.
Try not to drool with this sandwich because we tried, but it was impossible!
A keto ice cream sandwich is every keto dieter’s dream coming true as ice creams are one of those desserts they miss the most.
The keto ice cream is made with almond milk, egg yolks, xylitol, and heavy whipping cream, while the chocolate chip cookies are made with almond flour, erythritol, pecans, and other keto-friendly ingredients.
After 5 hours of freezing them and intense sweet cravings, you can indulge in your ice cream sandwiches guilt-free!
The Bottom Line
Save these 18 keto sandwich recipes and try them all over the next month. Don’t forget to treat your friends and family to some of them too, no matter if they are on a keto diet or not!
Frequently Asked Question
You can definitely eat a sandwich on a keto diet, but you will have to swap the classic types of bread – white, brown, multi-seed, sourdough, pittas, naan, and so on – for a keto alternative.
There are plenty of keto bread recipes online, and we have some of them in this article too. As for the fillings or toppings of sandwiches, any ingredient like deli meats or cooked meats is perfect, and so is cheese.
When it comes to sauces, those like mayonnaise are great as they have little to no carbs.
The same goes for vegetables, with green leaves (lettuce, rocket, etc), tomatoes, and cucumber being among the best for a low-carb and keto diet.