Italian food at its best is comforting, delicious, and full of flavor. Believe it or not, there are so many great low carb gluten free Italian recipes that are sure to satisfy.
Whether you’re on a gluten-free diet or cooking for guests with dietary restrictions, the good news is all these healthy Italian recipes are also gluten-free. As an added benefit, all the easy recipes on this list are great for a low carb diet.
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Ratatouille, made with delicious fresh vegetables such as tomatoes, zucchini, and eggplant, is a flavorful vegetable stew originating in France. In this Italian ratatouille recipe, known as Ciambotta, you’ll find the same bright and chunky summer vegetables plus some added potatoes and pesto with fresh herbs. While this recipe ends up being fairly low carb as is, potatoes may be omitted or subbed for cauliflower to meet keto guidelinse.
Italian chicken meatballs, baked and simmered in a homemade tomato sauce, served over simple vegetable spaghetti spirals. Gluten-free, allergy-free, and paleo, this delicious version of the classic will quickly become a new family dinner favorite.
These low carb Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups have a spinach tofu ricotta filling. Using zucchini instead of pasta is a great way to make this dish gluten free and healthy. They are also perfect for a keto diet.
If you like Italian cuisine, you're going to love this side dish. Zucchini carpaccio is a lighter version (and could even be vegan if you don´t use cheese) of the traditional meat carpaccio that originated in Italy.
This authentic recipe for chicken cacciatore is a simple one pan meal that the family will love! You can even chop your veggies the night before so in the morning all you have to do is set your crock pot and know you’re coming home to a delicious meal.
This Burrata Salad with Balsamic Glaze is a fresh summer salad featuring spring mix greens, fresh basil leaves, cherry tomatoes, creamy burrata cheese, rich olive oil, and sweet, tangy balsamic vinegar reduction. It's an easy side dish, light meal, or appetizer!
Cheesy, spaghetti squash lasagna casserole is beyond delicious. Even better? It's high protein, low carb, low calorie and gluten free! A healthier way to enjoy a timeless, Italian classic full of fresh veggies.
This lemon garlic shrimp zucchini ‘pasta’ is a fabulous and easy dish to make for a healthy lunch or dinner. Shrimp are pan-fried in the aromatic lemon and garlic olive oil, then tossed through raw zucchini noodles with a generous topping of Parmesan cheese for extra flavor.
Learn how to make a healthy grilled chicken piccata infused with lemon, garlic and capers marinade using a barbecue grill or a stovetop pan rather than deep-frying or shallow-frying the meat dredged in flour batter. Succulent and juicy chicken thighs with a chargrilled finish are served with buttery lemon caper sauce on top and a little mint for freshness.
This baked eggplant recipe – a thinner, sheet-pan version of the Italian Eggplant Parmigiana – will please vegetarians and meat lovers. Layers of grilled eggplant smothered in a rich and savory tomato sauce cooked with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and a touch of chili and baked with Mozzarella and Parmesan for that golden cheesy, gooey crust finish.
Authentic tasting lasagna that is this amazing shouldn’t be low-carb – but it is. Stacked egg thins with creamy ricotta filling, rich tomato sauce, & tons of ground beef & spices are irresistible and create a deliciously authentic and comforting meal.
Enjoy this departure from the classic risotto; an easy Cauliflower Risotto that's ready in 25 minutes. Get the flavor of risotto with all the health benefits of cauliflower with this delightful Italian meal.
Caponata is Italy's answer to the French ratatouille. It's a delicious vegetable stew with a unique sweet and sour taste that is full of kalamata olives, capers and eggplant. Gluten free and vegan, this caponata is great for special occasions and weekday dinners alike.
Made in only one pan and ready in under 30 minutes, this quick and easy-to-make Italian chicken zucchini skillet recipe is packed with many delicious flavors.It can even be made ahead of time when you are struggling with a busy day.
Simple Italian Lemon Chicken that is gluten free, low in carbs, and ready on the table in under 30 minutes. Pan-seared chicken is perfection; served with a thick and glossy lemon butter sauce that is sure to delight your family and guests alike.
Crispy and deliciously moist Baked Italian Chicken thighs in Salmoriglio dressing. This is a simple and quick low-carb dinner the whole family will love! Serve with a light green leafy salad or roasted vegetables for a perfect family dinner.
Eggplant Involtini is the epitome of Italian comfort food. These eggplant rolls are great for entertaining as they can be assembled ahead of time and baked just before serving. This is such an advantage as it means that you can spend time with your guests and not miss the fun.
Which Is Your Favorite Low Carb Gluten Free Italian Idea?
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