These delicious keto Thanksgiving sides are perfect for a traditional dinner while staying low carb and gluten free! Add one or several of these easy keto side dish recipes to your keto Thanksgiving menu this year!
So many people look forward to that big, classic Thanksgiving dinner with their family or friends, but what do you do when dealing with dietary concerns? Making keto sides for Thanksgiving is a great way to keep carbs low without sacrificing an ounce of great flavor! Here are some of my favorite keto side dish recipes perfect for your Thanksgiving spread.
What can I eat at Thanksgiving on keto?
There are still SO many dishes you can have while keto! You don’t have to miss out on tasty dinner rolls… We have these amazing Rosemary Garlic Keto Rolls! You can’t have the classic mashed potatoes, but you can replace those with these delicious Keto Mashed Cauliflower, packed full of garlic butter flavor! You may need to skip the honey ham, but you will LOVE this Smoked Whole Turkey!
For keto desserts, we have you covered, too! Check out this amazing list of delicious keto-friendly dessert recipes perfect for Thanksgiving.
How to make the perfect keto Thanksgiving menu:
You can easily come up with a well-rounded Thanksgiving menu full of low-carb recipes! You’ll want a great meat (like that smoked turkey linked above), then several easy, keto-friendly sides. We like to make sure there’s a bread recipe (if you’re not big on rolls, try these Three-Cheese Basil Keto Biscuits). Next, you definitely want your classics–Sausage Stuffing and Cranberry Sauce!
Green Bean Almondine is our favorite green side for all holidays… That crunch and tasty sauce can’t be beat! You could easily stop there, but feel free to add creamy mashed cauliflower or a cheesy cauliflower casserole… We’ve got a few of those below! Don’t forget to add one of the easy roast vegetables linked below to add more variety and add great nutritional value without adding a ton of carbs!
The BEST Keto Thanksgiving Sides
These delicious keto Thanksgiving side dish recipes are perfect for a traditional dinner while staying low carb!
Thanksgiving Keto Bread Recipes
Thanksgiving Keto Bread Recipes are going to be the stars of the show!
Keto Garlic Bread Chaffles
These Keto Garlic Bread Chaffles are perfect with a low-carb soup! For just 2.4 net carbs per chaffle, you’ll want this cheesy, gluten-free garlic bread with every meal!
Rosemary Garlic Keto Rolls (Low Carb & Gluten Free)
The perfect Rosemary Garlic Keto Rolls! These rolls are perfect for keto, gluten free holiday dinners and addictive enough you will want them all year long!
Cheddar Garlic Keto Biscuits (Red Lobster Copycat)
You will love these easy Cheddar Garlic Keto Biscuits! They are a perfect low carb Red Lobster Biscuit copycat! Only 2 net carbs each and loaded with flavor!
Keto Bacon Cheddar Chive Biscuits (Low Carb!)
These Keto Bacon Cheddar Chive Biscuits are exploding with flavor! Packed with sharp cheddar cheese, crispy bacon and fresh chives, these biscuits are the perfect low-carb side with just 4 net carbs each!
Keto Three Cheese Biscuits (2 net carbs)
These Keto Three Cheese Biscuits are perfectly soft and fluffy! Each low carb biscuit is loaded with sharp cheddar, mozzarella and fresh basil for just 2 net carbs each!
Thanksgiving Keto Cauliflower Recipes
Thanksgiving Keto Cauliflower Recipes are always a hit!
Cheddar Bacon Ranch Roasted Cauliflower
This super easy low-carb side is loaded with all of your favorite flavors! The crispy bits of bacon and cheese pair perfectly with tender, keto-friendly cauliflower!
Air Fryer Cauliflower
This Air Fryer Cauliflower is the perfect keto side dish! Ready in under twenty minutes and only 3.3 net carbs, this spicy appetizer is going to be gone in seconds!
Try this Keto Mashed Cauliflower as a delicious, low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes!
Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole (keto + low carb)
This ultra rich Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole is the perfect low carb, keto-friendly side dish! Under 5 net carbs for a 3/4 cup serving!
Loaded Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower Casserole (keto + low carb)
If you need a cheesy low-carb side dish, this Loaded Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower Casserole is packed with everything you love in a baked potato! At under 8 net carbs, this is the perfect holiday keto side dish!
Cauliflower Risotto (low carb +no heavy cream!)
This delicious Cauliflower Risotto is made with parmesan, cream cheese and piled high with seasonings! This one pan meal is low carb, gluten free and ready in under 30 minutes!
Garlic Butter Cauliflower
This Garlic Butter Cauliflower is covered in parmesan and roasted until perfectly tender to make an easy one-pan keto side dish!
Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower is perfectly seasoned and roasted until crisp and full of flavor! Each serving has about 3 net carbs, making it an excellent keto side dish!
Keto Green Bean Sides
Keto Green Bean Sides are a family favorite in our house!
Green Beans Almondine (keto + low carb)
Green Beans Almondine is a classic side dish that goes perfectly with most entrees! Tender green beans are tossed in a rich butter sauce and toasted almonds, for only 3.6 net carbs per serving!
Try these low carb Crispy Green Bean Fries perfect for a game day snack! You can make these keto fries in the oven or air fryer!
Tender green beans are wrapped in salty bacon for the ultimate low carb, gluten free, keto side dish!
More Keto Sides Great for Thanksgiving!
Here are even More Keto Sides Great for Thanksgiving!
Air Fryer Mushrooms (keto + low carb)
This Air Fryer Mushrooms recipe features tender mushrooms loaded with Italian sausage, marinara, and cheese! Each serving is a great low carb lunch or appetizer under 3 net carbs!
Keto Cranberry Sauce (Low-Carb & Sugar-Free!)
This three-ingredient Keto Cranberry Sauce is essential for your keto holiday spread! Learn how to make small batch, large batch and three different flavors with this easy guide.
Easy Keto Sausage Stuffing
This Easy Keto Sausage Stuffing is loaded with flavor, naturally gluten free, and has about 5 net carbs per serving! This low carb side dish is perfect for all of your holiday gatherings!
This tender and perfectly crispy Air Fryer Roasted Broccoli only takes 8 minutes to make and has three net carbs! This is the perfect low carb, keto side dish that goes with anything!
Italian Baked Mushrooms (low carb + keto)
These Italian Baked Mushrooms are smothered in a delicious butter, garlic, and herb sauce! This is the perfect easy, low-carb side dish recipe!
Air Fryer Carrot Fries
These Air Fryer Carrot Fries are the perfect low calorie, low carb side dish that contains just five basic ingredients!
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
These crispy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are ready in 10 minutes and are served with an easy 3-ingredient Asian dipping sauce! They make the best keto appetizer or side dish for a busy night!
Air Fryer Green Beans - It Starts With Good Food
Learn how to make easy Air Fryer Green Beans! Fresh green beans are paired with seasoning and lemon to make the perfect keto side dish!
Air Fryer Frozen Broccoli
This Air Fryer Frozen Broccoli is ready in only a few minutes and has just 3.6 net carbs per serving! This is an easy keto side dish that you’ll make again and again!
Roasted Garlic Ranch Eggplant Rolls
These Eggplant Rolls make a super easy vegetarian appetizer or dinner in just 30 minutes! Sliced eggplant is grilled and packed with a cheesy, Roasted Garlic Ranch and kale mixture!
Cheesy Roasted Asparagus
This low carb, keto-friendly Cheesy Roasted Asparagus is the perfect side dish! Prepare this easy recipe with just five basic ingredients! A quarter-pound of this is only 2.5 net carbs.
Keto Bacon Wrapped Cabbage
This easy Keto Bacon Wrapped Cabbage is a tasty low carb side dish that can be grilled or baked! Each wedge contains about 3 net carbs and is loaded with flavor!
Perfect Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Enjoy these perfectly crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts sprinkled with parmesan and lemon juice! Only about 6 net carbs for nearly 1 cup!
Keto Roasted Radishes (under 2 net carbs!)
Try these Keto Roasted Radishes for an easy low carb side dish! Each serving is under 2 net carbs and packed with flavor!
Easy Wedge Salad (low carb + keto)
This Easy Wedge Salad is a simple low carb, keto-friendly side dish! Chilled iceberg lettuce is topped with tangy blue cheese, crispy bacon and tomatoes for a refreshing dish! One small side salad comes in under 4 net carbs
Cheddar Roasted Broccoli (low carb + keto)
This simple Cheddar Roasted Broccoli is a low carb, keto-friendly side dish that is ready in about 20 minutes! Enjoy a crispy, cheesy, satisfying serving for about 3 net carbs!
Roasted Cabbage (keto + low carb)
This Roasted Cabbage is the perfect healthy side dish! Ready in 30 minutes, requires very little effort and cleanup, and has under 4 net carbs per serving!
Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
This Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Asparagus is the best keto side dish or appetizer! Enjoy 2 bundles of crispy bacon, tender asparagus, and a creamy parmesan filling for under 3 net carbs!
Simple Arugula Salad with Parmesan
You will love this beautifully simple Arugula Salad with Parmesan! Peppery arugula is paired with nutty parmesan, sliced almonds and a brown butter keto salad dressing for an easy, healthy side dish.