Keto Grilled Pork Chops With Asparagus and Pesto

Rubbed with spices, grilled until thoroughly cooked, drizzled with pesto and served alongside grilled asparagus and tomatoes, these pork chops contains 25 grams protein and only 4 grams carbs, making it friendly to a low-carb diet. If you want to get its recipe on hand, keep scrolling!

Recipe For Keto Grilled Pork Chops With Asparagus and Pesto

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  • Prep Time20 min
  • Cook Time25 min
  • Total Time45 min
  • Serving Size4
  • Energy322 cal


  • 4 (about 1-inch thick each) bone-in pork chops
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1 bunch asparagus, woody bottoms removed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup clean eating pesto, store bought or homemade
  • 4 medium bamboo skewers, soaked for 20 minutes in warm water, or metal skewers
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves for garnish, optional


1Rub pork chops with 2 tablespoons olive oil and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper on both sides. Cover let it rest at room temperature for 20 minutes.2Oil grill grates well and set to medium heat. Add chops and grill for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through. Internal temperature taken with a meat thermometer should read 145 to 160 degrees.3Toss asparagus in 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add alongside pork chops, after the chops have cooked for 15 minutes.4Thread cherry tomatoes onto skewers and drizzle with 1/2 tablespoon oil and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper.5Grill asparagus and tomatoes for about 5 minutes, until asparagus is slightly tender and tomato skins have blackened a bit in places. 6
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  • Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size4
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories322
  • % Daily Value*
  • * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Recipe For Keto Beef And Broccoli

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  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time25 min
  • Total Time35 min
  • Serving Size2
  • Energy412 cal


For the beef stir fry:

  • 3/4 pound flank steak, sliced into 1/4 inch thick strips
  • 7 ounces broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp canola oil

For the sauce:

  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3-5 tbsp sweetener


1In a large bowl, combine sliced beef and cornstarch. Mix until well-coated. Set aside.2Heat canola oil in a pan over medium heat for a few minutes or until hot. Add in coated beef and cook less than 5 minutes, until it browns; stirring frequently. Transfer to a plate and set aside.3Add broccoli florets to the pan and stir. Add beef broth. Let simmer for about 10 minutes, until the broccoli is tender; stirring occasionally.4Combine all sauce ingredients in a saucepan. Stir on medium-low heat until it starts to simmer, about 5 minutes. Keep the sauce warm over low heat while waiting for the broccoli to cook.5Bring cooked beef back to the pan and pour the sauce on top. Stir to well combined. Bring to a simmer and cook for another few minutes.6Remove pork chops from the grill and let cool for 5 minutes before serve. Serve asparagus and tomatoes alongside pork chops and drizzle with pesto.
Aside from asparagus, you may eat these pork chops with grilled vegetables to your liking. Just make sure that they also keep your keto diet on track.

  • Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size2
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories412
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat24 g30.77%
  • Saturated Fat5 g25%
  • Cholesterol78 mg26%
  • Sodium647 mg28.13%
  • Total Carbohydrate4 g1.45%
  • Dietary Fiber2 g7.14%
  • Total Sugars2 g
  • Protein25 g50%
  • * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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