Looking for a quick and easy low-carb dinner option that doesn't compromise on flavor? Look no further than our Marinara Halloumi Skillet!
This recipe uses a handful of simple ingredients, including a homemade marinara sauce, zucchini noodles, and seared halloumi cheese, to create a delicious and satisfying meal that's perfect for two. And the best part? It's low in carbs and high in flavor!
With its bold flavors and easy preparation, this easy keto recipe is sure to become a weeknight dinner favorite in no time.
Homemade or store-bought marinara sauce? Just like in this Curried Halloumi Skillet, you will only need a few common ingredients to make it. This easy vegetarian keto meal uses a simple Marinara Sauce although you can use your favorite store-bought, sugar-free pasta sauce instead.
How about sides? This Marinara Halloumi Skillet is a versatile dish that can be served with a variety of low-carb sides (not just zoodles!) — cauliflower rice or roasted vegetables such as green beans, asparagus or eggplant will work just as well.
More Recipes Using Marinara Sauce
The marinara sauce is really versatile and will work with plenty more options, including:
We all have different dietary needs so it's only natural that you may need to adjust the macros in this recipe. You can make any adjustments directly in the KetoDiet App by cloning any of the recipes from my blog and customizing them to fit your macros and preferences.
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Serving size 5 slices marinara halloumi + zoodles
Allergy information for Low-Carb Marinara Halloumi Skillet
✔ Gluten free
✔ Egg free
✔ Nut free
✔ Pork free
✔ Avocado free
✔ Coconut free
✔ Fish free
✔ Shellfish free
✔ Beef free
Nutritional values (per serving, 5 slices marinara halloumi + zoodles)
Net carbs10.1 grams
Calories from carbs 6%, protein 16%, fat 78%
Total carbs13.2 gramsFiber3.1 gramsSugars7.6 gramsSaturated fat23.7 gramsSodium1,685 mg(73% RDA)Magnesium99 mg(25% RDA)Potassium710 mg(35% EMR)
Ingredients (makes 2 servings)
- 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes or regular tomatoes, chopped (75 g/ 2.7 oz)
- about 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/2 small shallot (30 g/ 1.1 oz)
- 2 tbsp tomato paste, unsweetened (30 g/ 1.1 oz)
- 2 cup extra virgin olive oil (30 ml)
- sea salt and ground pepper, to taste
- Optional: water, to thin down
- 1 pack halloumi cheese (225 g/ 8 oz)
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided (30 ml)
- 2 medium zucchini, spiralized (392 g/ 13.8 oz)
- sea salt, to taste
- fresh basil, to serve
- 2 tbsp grated Parmesan or other Italian-style hard cheese
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