Create a showy and healthy keto charcuterie board for your next party. It's so easy to make a tray that is full of meats and cheeses that are not just keto-friendly, but good for you too!
Why you'll love it
Whether you are craving meat and cheese or need to prepare food for a party, this keto charcuterie board is the perfect answer!
How do you make a low-carb charcuterie board? What are the best types of meat, crackers, or boards to use when you set one up? There are lots of options!
For the best keto charcuterie board, you will want to use sugar-free ingredients. You also need a platter that will hold it all and show it off beautifully.
This meat and cheese board has a quick prep time and is filled with the tastiest gluten-free food ingredients.
It's an easy snack you can serve on small cutting boards or a large platter for a large group. Keep reading, and I'll share all my best tips!
Below, I will share everything I used to make my keto-friendly charcuterie board. There is a lot of room for creativity and changing things up. I will share some ideas for that later on in this post as well.
Use your favorite types of deli meats. Pepperoni, salami, and prosciutto are all keto-friendly choices.
Add cheese to your platter as well. Vary the taste and textures, using soft mozzarella, stiff parmesan, and pungent swiss cheese.
Fill in the gaps with some keto crackers or cheese crisps. I used parmesan crisps.
For color and nutrition, I added blackberries and strawberries. Raspberries are also a low-carb fruit that would go great on your charcuterie board!
Fill in the gaps with assorted mixed nuts, like macadamia nuts, almonds, and walnuts.
A wedge of soft cheese will create dimension and a difference in texture. Brie or goat cheese are fantastic options. You can even include a warm keto baked brie.
Some green or kalamata olives are another tangy flavor variation that adds to the complexity of the meat board.
Fill a small bowl with some tangy baby pickles. Do not use sweetened pickles (like bread and butter ones)!
Finally, add a layer of prosciutto-wrapped mozzarella cheese. It is salty and melts in your mouth.
Please note: Check out the recipe card at the bottom for a full list of ingredients used to make this low-carb recipe.
- Fill in every gap. If you see any visual gaps on the charcuterie board, fill it with more mixed nuts, keto crackers, and fruit.
- Use different textures. From soft cheese to crunchy nuts, add a variety of different textures to your board.
- Choose colorful foods that show off better. Green olives and deep blackberries create enough contrast to create a beautiful display.
Here is how to make a keto charcuterie board for your next gathering.
Fill small bowls
Place the mini pickles and green olives into two small serving bowls.
Add fresh fruit
Fruit is an important part of your keto charcuterie board. Fill two more small bowls with strawberries and blackberries.
Place meats and cheese on the board
Make vertical lines out of the meats and cheese and arrange them on the board, so there isn't any space between them.
Fill in the gaps
Fill up the cutting board with all the other ingredients for your keto charcuterie board. Leave no space uncovered.
️ Serving suggestions
A keto charcuterie board is the best keto appetizer you can serve at a party. People are so used to seeing charcuterie boards that they won't even know it is a keto-friendly appetizer.
Serve it on a cutting board and set out small serving bowls so that everyone can fill their bowl with their favorite choices. Or, set out toothpicks and small plates next to the board.
Keto sushi rolls are another popular keto appetizer you can serve with the charcuterie board.
Don't forget to garnish with fresh herbs.
There are a lot of different ways you can make this keto charcuterie board. Please let me know if you make changes to your board in the comments.
Instead of brie (or in addition to it), add some goat cheese and blue cheese to your low-carb charcuterie board.
You can also add pork rinds or make just a cheese board filled with nuts and cheese.
Add other pickled vegetables like cauliflower or okra.
You can also layer some fresh veggies on the board, like cucumber slices, cherry tomatoes, and carrot sticks.
Here are some questions people often ask about how to make a keto charcuterie board. If you don't see your question in this list, please leave it in the comments.
Always look at the nutrition information and see if the crackers have low enough carb amounts to fit in with your macros. Primal kitchen and HighKey make fantastic keto crackers.
Anytime is a good time for a charcuterie board! Serve it during football games, baby showers, bridal showers, or for a fun late-night snack. It is also the perfect easy lunch!
Avoid any kind of meat that is sweetened with sugar or honey. For example, don't use honey ham or maple turkey.
No, dried fruits are not keto-friendly. They are not sugar-free and often have too much sugar and carbs in them.
If you enjoyed making this keto charcuterie board, here are some more keto appetizers and recipes you should enjoy next. They are some of my favorites.
- Queso Keto Cheese Dip is a popular recipe for parties to dip raw veggies in.
- Spicy Keto Deviled Eggs are made without mayo and fill your mouth with tons of flavor.
- Low-Carb Crackers are the perfect things to add to your charcuterie board.
- Gluten-Free Coconut Shrimp are low-carb, paleo-friendly, and delightfully tasty.
- Keto Onion Rings are a crispy, salty snack that everyone loves.
Keto Charcuterie Board
- 6 ounces assorted deli sliced meats salami, pepperoni, prosciutto
- 5 ounces assorted sliced deli cheeses
- 1 wedge of Brie cheese
- ½ cup baby dill pickles
- 12 large olives
- ¼ cup assorted mixed nuts
- 1 bag parmesan crisps
- 1 cup whole strawberries
- ½ cup whole blackberries
- 5 ounces prosciutto wrapped mozzarella
- Place the mini pickles and olives into two small serving bowls.
- Add the strawberries and blackberries to two small serving bowls.
- Slice the prosciutto wrapped mozzarella into spiral slices.
- Arrange the meats and cheese on a large serving board.
- Add the pickles, olives and fruit to the platter.
- Spread out the nuts and parmesan crisps on the platter.
- Serve immediately.
Array ( [calories] => 382 [carbohydrates] => 5 [protein] => 22 [fat] => 30 [saturated_fat] => 15 [polyunsaturated_fat] => 2 [monounsaturated_fat] => 10 [cholesterol] => 78 [sodium] => 1246 [potassium] => 238 [fiber] => 2 [sugar] => 2 [vitamin_a] => 464 [vitamin_c] => 13 [calcium] => 291 [iron] => 1 )
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