3 no-cook low carb meals

In a rush with no time to cook? Need something that’s quick and easy to prepare? Look no further, these delicious low carb meals are excellent for an on-the-go lunch or a hassle-free dinner at the end of a busy day.

Pesto & Pumpkin Seed Courgetti (v)

Prep time 10 minutes

Serves 2

Ingredients

2 Medium Courgettes

2 Medium Avocados

100g Cherry Tomatoes

4 tbsp. Pesto

2 tbsp. Pumpkin Seeds

 

Preparation Method

  1. Prepare the ingredients by spiralising the courgettes and slicing the avocados and cherry tomatoes.
  2. Place the courgetti in a bowl and add the tomatoes and pesto. Toss until the courgetti is well coated in the pesto.
  3. Divide between two plates and top with the sliced avocado and pumpkin seeds.

 

 Nutritional values per serving

Calories 584kcal|Carbohydrates 12g|Total Fat 54g|Protein 12g|

Macronutrient ratios per serving

Carbohydrates 8%|Total Fat 84%|Protein 8%|

 

Cream Cheese Filled Avocado with Smoked Salmon

Prep time 5 minutes

Serves 2

Ingredients

2 Medium Avocados

4 tbsp. Soft Cheese

80g Smoked Salmon

60g Mixed Salad Leaves

 

Preparation Method

  1. Slice the avocados in half and remove the stones.
  2. Spoon 2tbsp. of the soft cheese into each avocado half and then top with the smoked salmon. Serve with the mixed salad leaves.

 

Nutritional values per serving

Calories 603kcal|Carbohydrates 6g|Total Fat 56g|Protein 18g|

Macronutrient ratios per serving

Carbohydrates 3%|Total Fat 85%|Protein 12%|

 

Greek Salad with Avocado (v)

Prep time 10-15 minutes

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 Medium Cucumber

4 Medium Tomatoes

1 Medium Red Onion

80g Black Olives

2 Medium Avocados

120g Feta Cheese

1 Garlic Clove

8 tbsp. Olive Oil

1 tsp. Dried Oregano

Salt and Black Pepper, to taste

 

Preparation Method

  1. Prepare the ingredients for the salad by dicing the cucumber and then slicing the tomatoes, red onion, olives, and avocado.
  2. Add to a large bowl and crumble in the feta cheese. Stir until well incorporated.
  3. Mince the garlic clove and add to a separate bowl along with the olive oil and oregano. Season with the salt and pepper then whisk together.
  4. Pour the dressing onto the salad and then toss until well coated. Divide between four plates and then serve.

 

Nutritional values per serving

Calories 523kcal|Carbohydrates 11g|Total Fat 49g|Protein 9g|

Macronutrient ratios per serving

Carbohydrates 8%|Total Fat 85%|Protein 7%|

 

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