Being on a carnivore diet may seem easy, but maintaining an all-meat diet is easier said than done — especially if you intend to stick to the diet for an extended period. But don’t worry, you won’t have to eat the same meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
From a carnivorous breakfast pizza to fried chicken tenders for lunch to a ham and egg waffle sandwich for dinner, here are some of the best recipes to add some variety to your carnivore diet menu.
Black pudding will not appeal to everyone’s palette, mainly because it uses pig’s blood. But, if you’re up for a challenge, this pan-fried blood sausage will add a lot of nutrition to your carnivore diet. It also uses onions, pig fat, oatmeal, and heavy cream to bind the ingredients, adding distinct flavors to the meal.
When you’re planning to stick to a carnivore diet, having one of the most commonly used base ingredients — bone broth — ready can be very handy. You just need bones, connective tissue, veggies, and fresh herbs to prepare a filling, nutritious, nourishing, and delicious broth. Enjoy it on its own or use it to make soups, stews, or various other mains.
This carnivore pizza is packed with flavor and protein. You can prepare this keto, grain-free pizza with an egg, mozzarella, and Greek yogurt-based base, lots of sour cream sauce, and different kinds of meat. Finish it off with crispy bacon for extra crunch. Make it in the mornings to start your day off on an energy-fueled note!
It’s not a dessert but it is a cake! This carnivore cake features layers of egg crepes, cream cheese, and sliced smoked salmon. Repeat the process until you use all your crepes, and make the layers as tall as you like. Garnish with some fresh dill to serve. You can also pop it in the fridge for about an hour for a more refreshing bite.
All protein and no carb, this dish is made with just three ingredients — eggs, meat, and cooking fat. In just 15 minutes, you can put an incredible breakfast on the table! Simply crack an egg in the middle of every meat patty and cook until the meat is browned and the egg is cooked through. It can’t get any easier than this!
This 25-minute flatbread recipe is keto friendly and grain-free, perfect for those with dietary restrictions. Make it with eggs, Greek yogurt, mozzarella, seasonings, and Italian seasonings. It’s also super versatile, so you can eat it as a sandwich, topped with freshly grated parmesan, feta cheese, or other toppings of your choice.
This cheese-based dessert is creamy, decadent, and just sweet enough to satisfy your sweet tooth without cheating on your carnivore diet. It can be made in a crockpot or instant pot and just requires firm cream cheese, eggs, sour cream, butter, lemon extract, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Add a topping of heavy cream and vanilla extract, and sprinkle fresh lemon zest to serve.
Here’s how you make simple noodles carnivore diet-friendly. Prepare these delicious noodles with a combination of eggs, softened cream cheese, ground pork rinds, parmesan cheese, and pesto sauce, and then slice it into thin strips to use in your favorite spaghetti recipe. Enjoying comfort food while maintaining a carnivorous diet has never been so easy!
Bringing back the breakfast favorite, this carnivore diet-friendly waffle recipe uses only three ingredients — eggs, breakfast sausage, and cooking oil. To make, combine eggs and sausage in a bowl and whisk until the sausage crumbles into small bits. Then, pour it into a waffle iron to cook. Serve it with unsweetened peanut butter and maple syrup!
Three different types of meat — bacon, sausage, and ham — seasoned with salt, pepper, and garlic powder are combined with plenty of cheese, potatoes, onion, and milk to create this tasty, cozy casserole. Bake it until the cheese is golden brown and bubbling. It’s perfect for serving at family gatherings or a weekend brunch.
Not everyone in your family would be following the same diet as you, but we guarantee everyone will love this chicken tender recipe. All you have to do is coat chicken tenders with a mixture of salt, pepper, and flour, then dredge them in egg, followed by the flour mixture. Cook until golden brown and serve hot!
This deli-style roast recipe takes quite some time to cook, but the delicious result is well worth the wait. In this recipe, an eye of round roast is coated with olive oil, then rubbed with a seasoning mix prepared with kosher salt, rosemary, thyme, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika. Cooked for about an hour, this succulent dish is brimming with flavor.
This steamed egg recipe is a popular Korean side dish that can also double up as a fantastic breakfast option. Eggs, salted shrimp, umami-flavored anchovy broth, sesame seeds, and scallions are the main ingredients in this savory egg custard recipe, but you can also use other veggies. It’s easy to make and just needs 20 minutes!
Here’s a soup that will warm you up from the inside out while filling your home with wonderful aromas as it cooks. Make this comforting bowl of goodness using bacon, beef steak, veggies, aromatics, and seasonings, and let the pressure cooker work its magic. It’s incredibly hearty and flavorful, so it will be fantastic for the colder months.
These bite-sized delights are crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside, perfect to satiate those mid-day hunger pangs! Serve them with a dip made of mayonnaise, sour cream, chipotle paste, and lime juice for yummy flavors in every bite. It is also freezer-friendly, so you can prepare a large batch to use later.
Make this iconic British comfort food featuring a flaky pastry crust and a tasty and nutritious filling made with lamb or goat stewing meat, kidneys, bacon, as well as porcini mushrooms, oatmeal stout, beaten egg, herbs, and seasonings. Ready in about an hour, this pie freezes well and can be prepared in advance — a wonderful option for hectic weeknights!
Homemade crust topped with two types of cheeses and four types of meat, including bacon, ham, pepperoni, and sausage — this pizza is aptly named! You can bake it until you get the right crispy crunchiness for the crust, and serve it warm. We guarantee that this meat-loaded pizza will quickly become a staple in your household.
Crispy, cheesy, and deliciously moist, these air fryer meatballs are loaded with meat and packed with gooey mozzarella in every bite. The highlight of this recipe is that this tender, succulent meal is prepared in an air fryer, making it low on calories but just as scrumptious. It is easy to make with just a few ingredients and goes especially well with spaghetti.
Are you looking for a recipe to power you through the day? This open-face sandwich is the perfect breakfast meal for those on a carnivore diet. You can make this carnivore dish with simple ingredients like waffles, diced ham, scrambled eggs, cheese, and seasonings like salt and pepper. Serve it topped with a drizzle of delicious barbeque sauce, and dig in!
20. Pork Loin Roast
This succulent pork roast yields tender and juicy meat that will have you reaching for seconds and thirds. Make it with boneless pork loin, oil, and simple seasonings like kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to allow the flavors of the pork to shine. Once roasted, slice the roast across the grain and make sure you cut the crispy pork skin into strips. Enjoy!
If you love pork rinds, these pancakes are perfect to whip up for a savory, low-carb breakfast. Make this protein-rich dish with pork rinds, eggs, heavy cream, maple extract, cinnamon, and coconut oil. You can enjoy these crunchy, flavorful pancakes with whipped cream and serve them with a cup of hot coffee to start off your day.
22. Taco Pie
This savory recipe tastes as good as it looks. To prepare, fill a crescent roll crust with layers of ground beef, sour cream, tortillas, and cheese, then slide it into the oven to cook until golden brown. Garnish it with chopped tomatoes and shredded lettuce, then serve it with a dollop of sour cream for a bright, flavorful meal.