Pre-cooking meals in bulk is a great way to keep your diet on point, especially for people with busy lives. Below are our favorite keto meal prep recipes that we make regularly. Nutritious food ready to reheat at any time.
Meal prep isn’t just ideal for hot dinners. You can pre-make and freeze breakfast as well. Below is a list of our favorite breakfast recipes for meal prep.
This tasty casserole is easy to make and can be enjoyed almost any meal! Swap out the ground beef for chicken, turkey, pork, or sausage to mix up the flavors.
Egg Muffins make a great Keto-friendly breakfast, lunch, or snack. They are easy to make and portion-controlled.
These soft, fluffy pancakes are so easy to make, and you don’t need to stand over the stove for hours! Just mix, bake, and enjoy!
Making sausage patties at home is easy; you can even change the spices to suit your preferences.
Love sausage AND pancakes? Save yourself some time and bake those bad boys together into cute little muffins for breakfast!
Would you prefer just a quick slice of toast for breakfast? Our keto bread is soft, fluffy, and has that delicious yeasty aroma you’ve been missing.
Lunch & Dinner Meals
Freeze these main meals with one of the sides below for easy meal prep!
Chicken is one of our favorite keto ingredients as it’s no-carb, cheap, and versatile.
This casserole uses store-bought rotisserie chicken, broccoli, and a rich, creamy, cheesy sauce. It doesn’t take long to make, and everyone LOVES it!
This creamy curry is nicely spiced and perfect for a weeknight dinner. Portion it out with some cauliflower rice before freezing for a complete meal in a hurry.
Who doesn’t love a great Butter Chicken Curry? This curry tastes just like the restaurant without sneaky carbs- delicious!
Can’t get your hands on any canned tomatoes to make beef chili? This chicken chili is the next best thing. It’s creamy, nicely spiced, and perfect for tacos, burrito bowls, or just with a side of Mexican Cauliflower Rice.
What better combination than chicken, bacon, and ranch?! This cheesy casserole uses ground chicken to make a budget-friendly and freezer-friendly casserole.
Tamale Pie on Keto?! It’s a miracle! This pie is made with a soft cornbread layer, topped with shredded rotisserie chicken, enchilada sauce, and cheese. It’s delicious!
Sometimes, there is not enough time in the day to roll up a bunch of enchiladas!
Fish & Shrimp Recipes
Fish makes excellent main ingredients, but often, there isn’t enough fat, so adding extra ingredients is perfect for a keto meal.
Do you have some frozen shrimp on hand that you want to use up? This dairy-free curry is a perfect way. Plus, once cooked, the shrimp curry can be frozen for up to 3 months.
When the supermarket is running low on everything except tuna, these delicious patties are what you want to make!
Like the tuna cakes, you can freeze a massive batch of these! They are loaded with fresh flavors and can even be used as a burger pattie.
Beef is another excellent low-carb, high-fat ingredient. It’s perfect for keto cooking ahead of time. We use a lot of ground beef ourselves. It is our most used meat ingredient.
Keep burgers on hand all the time with this delicious casserole! It’s got all your favorite bacon cheeseburger flavors, including mustard, ketchup, and pickles!
Are you not interested in spending time cooking? This recipe is for you. Throw the ingredients into the slow cooker, and once cooked, portion and freeze – easy peasy.
This is one recipe that everyone should have in their freezer! Enjoy it as is, or use it to make tacos, burrito bowls, nachos, and more!
If you want something different to add to stir fry, fried rice, and other Asian dishes, this beef is it! It’s loaded with flavor and super easy to make.
This cottage pie is an all-in-one style meal. You’ve got meat, veggies, and fats to make a delicious keto meal, and it all freezes excellently!
Our Picadillo is ideal for freezing. It’s a tasty ground beef recipe loaded with flavor and excellent served with cauliflower rice. You can even use it as a filling for keto empanadas!
Bolognese is such a classic that everyone has their own recipe! It doesn’t matter how you like it. Bolognese is perfect for freezing!
This Keto Dirty Rice is Southern cooking at its best! Loaded with flavor, it’s a one-pot dish to feed a crowd – or freeze and feed yourself.
Pork is an excellent keto recipe ingredient as you can get some very high-fat cuts or easily add extra fat through tasty ingredients.
Sticky BBQ pulled pork is a great freezer meal; reheat and serve with coleslaw and dinner rolls for a complete meal!
This recipe is easily made in a pressure cooker, slow cooker, or instant pot, and it makes so much that you almost have to freeze some.
Only one pot means fewer dishes to wash, and I am a massive fan of that! Also, this casserole is just straight-up delicious. Make it, freeze it, and enjoy it when you want!
Lamb, who doesn’t love tender lamb, can be cooked hundreds of ways and is another perfect keto ingredient.
Made with ground lamb and topped with cheesy cauliflower mash! It’s deliciously cooked fresh and even better as leftovers!
This Indian madras curry is rich, saucy, and delicious! The tender lamb is best served with a side of cauliflower rice. Portion and freeze them together for easy curry in a hurry!
Moussaka is a Greek-style lasagna typically made with ground lamb and eggplants. It’s ideal for freezing and can be reheated in a low oven or microwave!
If you’re not a fan of meat or just like eating a vegetable-loaded dish occasionally, these keto vegetarians are great for meal prep.
This crustless quiche is just divine! It’s light and fluffy and such a simple recipe to make! Whip one up today, portion, freeze, and reheat as needed! It’s that easy.
If you have a load of zucchini to use up, this is our absolute favorite recipe.
You can use both fresh and frozen spinach to make this delicious quiche. The crust is flakey but sturdy enough to last through the winter of the deep freezer and comes out just as delicious as it went in.
These easy sides are well equipped to survive the deep freeze; there is always a mix of these in our freezer for last-minute meals, and the mashes can be made with frozen vegetables.
Creamy, buttery cauliflower mash is entirely at home in the freezer. It doesn’t get watery or change the texture. When caulis (both fresh and frozen) are on sale, buy up big and get mashing and freezing.
Whether using fresh or frozen broccoli, this mash always turns out great! It’s slightly firmer than cauliflower mash and freezes just as well!
Riced cauliflower can be frozen raw or cooked – just be careful when keeping raw riced cauliflower in the fridge, as it tends to oxidize and turn black.
These delicious biscuits are cheesy, easy to make, and freeze well. I like to keep a few in the freezer for emergencies. I mean, isn’t every day a biscuit emergency?
Portion the cakes and pies before freezing, so you only defrost what you need, and they will defrost so much quicker!
Like, it’s ice cream. It lives in the freezer – but it is also super yummy, so we had to include it!!
Skip the whipped cream, and the baked pie can be frozen whole or in portions! Just defrost overnight in the fridge and top with some Keto Whipped Cream!
Once baked, this pie can be frozen whole or in portions. If you like warm pie, reheat it in a low oven until gooey and delicious.
These individual cheesecakes are perfect freezer desserts. You can even eat them frozen – just let them soften first so you don’t break your jaw!
This sweet quickbread is a great after-dinner treat. Portion into slices and freeze for a delicious dessert bread in no time.
Another delicious cinnamon dessert is this classic tea cake! Even my Nana would keep portions in her freezer for when guests would turn up – it was quick to defrost and very tasty.
Our Rice Pudding is made with cauliflower rice – making it super freezer-friendly. Just avoid boiling the pudding when reheating, as it could split.
A mixture of sweet and savory snacks to keep you fat-fueled at all times!
These fat bombs are small but mighty! They freeze well, and some eat them straight from the freezer!
What is more simple than making haystacks? They’re super easy to make and a delicious, chocolatey treat!
Chocolate and Peanut Butter is a match made in heaven! Having ready-made cupcakes in the freezer is another definition of heaven – defrost overnight in the fridge!
Just like Starbucks is what you’ve been saying about this tasty loaf. Who needs them when you can make a keto-friendly version at home? Freeze in individual slices and toast as desired!
Cheesecake and brownies together? Yes, please! Portion and freeze your brownies, ready for a quick treat when needed.
Everyone needs a donut now and then. These delicious donuts are a friend in your freezer! Just defrost overnight in your fridge, or pop them in a low oven for warm donuts with gooey glaze.
Easy, fudgy double chocolate muffins. YUM. These babies need a home in your freezer so that you can snack on them anytime!
These recipes are great for making ahead of time before parties or during the day as finger food when friends pop around.
Need more recipes to use up ground beef? These sausage rolls (or Pigs in Blankets) are just the trick!
Another delicious way to use up zucchinis! These muffins are moist, cheesy, and super yummy. They are just as well fresh, and they are defrosted!
Last but not least, these muffins are an absolute winner for flavor! They are easy to make and a great snack option in the freezer!