Low-Carb Recipes

Low-Carb Cooking with Kim

This Month's Recipes


Low-Carb Mini Pizza

1 low-carb tortilla (between 4 to 6 net carbs)
1 tablespoon tomato sauce
Garlic salt
8 slices of Italian salami
16 pepperoni slices
1/2 cup Colby-Jack cheese, grated
1 tablespoon black olives, sliced

Preheat oven to 425°. Spray bottom of tortilla with non-stick cooking spray, place on baking sheet. Spread tomato sauce on tortilla, sprinkle with garlic salt. Place slices of Italian salami and pepperoni evenly on tortilla. Sprinkle cheese on tortilla. Spoon olives evenly over tortilla. Bake for 6 to 7 minutes. Cut pizza into 8 slices.

Makes 8 mini slices.


Kim’s Chicken Low-Carb Enchiladas

1 pound cooked chicken, cut
2 10-ounce cans enchilada sauce
2 cups Colby-Jack cheese
12 to 14 low-carb white tortillas (approximately 6 net carbs each)
2 stems green onions, sliced
1 can black olives, sliced

Preheat oven to 375°. Grease 13x9-inch baking dish. In medium bowl, mix cooked chicken, ¾ cup enchilada sauce and ½ cup cheese. In large bowl, place the remaining sauce. From the remaining sauce, spread a thin layer on the bottom of baking dish. Dip each tortilla in sauce from the large bowl, fill the middle with mixture from medium bowl, roll and place on baking dish with seam side down. Repeat with each tortilla. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of tortillas. Sprinkle green onions and olives on top as well. Bake 18 minutes.

Makes 12 to 14 enchiladas.


Low-Carb Low-Cal Chicken and Vegetable Bake

3 boneless frozen chicken breasts
1 16-ounce package of frozen vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower and carrot mix)
Garlic salt
2 tablespoons butter

Preheat oven to 375°. Defrost vegetables. Place chicken breasts into 13x9-inch baking dish. Add vegetables and spread evenly throughout dish. Sprinkle garlic salt over entire dish. Bake for 20 minutes. Melt butter in microwave for approximately 30 to 45 seconds. Remove dish from oven. Brush butter on vegetables. Turn vegetables and turn chicken. Brush vegetables and chicken with remaining butter. Sprinkle entire dish with garlic salt. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Makes 3 servings.

Low Calorie Tip: When buying frozen chicken breasts, be sure to look at the calorie information (For a low calorie meal, chicken should be about 100 to 120 calories per 4 ounces).