When you switch over to a keto diet, it can be quite stressful working out what you can and can’t eat. You will have to cut out loads of the foods you were eating pre-keto, and it can feel like your meal times are going to get more boring.
Luckily though, this is not the case at all! There are plenty of foods out there that are delicious, but completely keto free! One great food option when you’re on a keto diet is actually tofu.
Even if you have reservations about tofu, you will definitely change your mind after you give these recipes a try! We have put together a list of 13 tofu recipes that are 100% keto-friendly, easy to make, and of course, delicious!
So let’s take a look at them!
Tikka Masala is one of the most popular Indian dishes in the world, and this tofu version is absolutely incredible!
If you are on a keto diet, you probably haven’t had Tikka Masala in quite a while, but with this recipe, you can bring it back into your meal plans.
Don’t think that this recipe has no flavor either because it definitely does! It’s incredibly rich and delicious and not too hard to make!
Lots of people find broccoli to be quite boring, but in this soup, it’s anything but! This Thai cream of broccoli soup is jam-packed with flavor. It’s creamy, hearty, and incredibly healthy!
Some of the main ingredients in this recipe besides broccoli include red curry paste, decadent coconut milk, fresh cilantro, and peanuts.
This is a perfect keto recipe for anyone who loves the flavors of Thai cooking and wants something a bit healthier to eat.
This recipe is a lot like egg salad, but you won’t be using any eggs! This is a great recipe to incorporate into your keto diet because it contains no animal products and it’s considered to be vegan.
This is an incredibly easy recipe to follow as well, so even if you feel intimidated at first, you will have no problems making this no-egg salad for yourself.
On top of being easy to make it is also really quick! You only need to set aside 10 minutes to have this salad ready.
This tofu noodle soup is incredibly warm and hearty. It is perfect for those cold, winter nights when you just want to feel cozy. This soup is also a great way to use up any veggies that you have laying around the kitchen.
On top of being keto, this tofu noodle soup is also 100% vegan and super easy to make! This is one of those recipes you will come back to again and again.
If you are in the mood for a spicy dish, then you are going to love this spicy almond tofu! It’s quite similar to Asian peanut butter sauce but made in a way that is 100% keto friendly.
For the sauce, you will need raw almonds, spices, chili sauce, and sesame oil, and the results are absolutely delicious.
This is a really easy recipe to make and it will only take 15 minutes, making it the perfect recipe for those days when you don’t have much time to play with.
These crispy fried tofu sticks are absolutely amazing. They are made with almond flour, which gives them a delicious crunch that makes them incredibly moreish! It also stops you from using too much oil, which makes this recipe a bit healthier.
The ingredient list is short for this recipe and it only takes 30 minutes in total to make. This is a great recipe to make if you don’t have too much time on your hands and you want to whip up a delicious snack.
Overall, these crispy keto fried tofu sticks are super easy to make and you will definitely find yourself making this recipe again and again!
Teriyaki is another one of those things that you probably haven’t had since you converted to keto, but with this recipe, you can start enjoying it again! All you have to do to make teriyaki keto-friendly is remove the sugar and lower the carbs!
You will be swapping the soy sauce with coconut aminos and using brown sugar instead of white. You might think it’s not going to taste much like teriyaki, but when you try it for yourself you will absolutely love it!
This recipe is super easy to make as well, so even if you’ve never made your own teriyaki before, you’ll have no problems following this recipe!
Everything tastes better when it’s fried, but when it’s air fried, it is also healthier too! This air fryer tofu is incredibly crispy and delicious, and you won’t be able to get enough of it.
This is one of those recipes that you will find hard to believe is keto, but we can assure you that it is! If you want to boost the flavor a bit some of the best ingredients you can use include gluten-free soy, sesame oil, and chili garlic paste.
Stir-fry is such a great dish because it is incredibly versatile and there are so many different ways you can make it. This stir-fry of course includes tofu and the results are incredible.
Along with being keto, this stir-fry is also gluten-free, vegan, low-carb, and very nutritious! This is one of those healthy recipes that is filled with flavor and can be enjoyed completely guilt-free.
This recipe is super easy to follow as well, so even if you’ve never made stir-fry before, you’ll have no problems making it for yourself.
If you love the idea of crispy tofu but you want something a little spicier, then you are going to love this firecracker tofu recipe. This recipe also has a sweetness to it that just makes the whole dish taste even better.
When we say this recipe is spicy, we really mean it! You will be using Sriracha and Frank’s hot sauce for this recipe, both of which really packs a punch!
This is a super easy recipe to make, and it doesn’t take long at all.
Coconut curry is usually incredibly creamy, sweet, and refreshing, and this version definitely ticks all those boxes.
Instead of meat, you will of course be using chunks of tofu and some of the other main ingredients include scallion, coconut milk, and cilantro. Not only is this recipe 100% keto-friendly, but it is also completely vegan too!
This recipe is incredibly delicious and super easy to make because you only actually need four ingredients to bring it to life!
Because you will be using black pepper, this recipe does have a bit of a kick to it, but if you want to make it milder, just cut the black pepper to half a tablespoon.
This recipe is so simple, but that simplicity is why it tastes so darn good!
Finally, we have this scrumptious vegan dinner bowl. This is a fantastic recipe to make if you want to use up your veggies but you want to make sure that the end result tastes good.
The main ingredients in this vegan dinner bowl are cabbage, broccoli, kale, tofu, and a delectable almond satay sauce. They all pair together beautifully to create a delicious dish that is low in carbs, vegan, keto-friendly, and incredibly nutritious.
This is a really easy recipe to throw together as well and you can have the whole thing ready in less than an hour!
Frequently Asked Questions
Tofu is a fantastic low-carb, high-protein food for you to eat if you are on a keto diet. There is roughly 1.9g of carbs in tofu per serving, which is pretty good!
Most tofu is low in sugar, especially the unflavored kind. You do have to be careful with flavored tofu though because they usually contain added sugar as well as added carbs.
Tofu can be a great food for you to eat, especially when you are trying to lose weight. It keeps you fuller for longer on fewer calories than meat.
It is cholesterol-free, low in calories, high in protein, and it’s also rich in calcium and manganese.
Not everyone is a fan of tofu, but these recipes use it in such a tasty and creative way! Each of these recipes is super easy to make and they are 100% keto-friendly, so you can enjoy them guilt-free without having to worry about breaking your diet.
Give some of these recipes a try for yourself and see which ones you enjoy the most!